Here are five of the best garden centre cafes in Lancashire

A mooch round a garden centre wouldn't be complete without a visit to the cafe, we look look at some of the best in the region

Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 12:30 pm
As outdoor dining is the only option available at the moment, a garden centre cafe will provide some of the nicest surroundings to catch up in

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Holden Clough Nursery, Holden, Clitheroe To abide by the current restrictions the Shepherds Hut at Holden Clough Nursery is serving a take out selection of soups and stews, fresh Bagels served with a variety of tempting fillings, bacon ciabattas and daily specials along with an array of specialty teas and signature coffees. Go to the website at www.holdencloughnursery.com/ to book a slot for a visit.
Holland House Cafe, Holland House Nursery, Higher Walton Road, Walton-le-Dale Serving coffees, hot chocolate, tea, cake, ice cream, milkshakes and slushies, make sure to catch your breath after a shopping spree in the garden centre. Open 10am until 3pm for takeaway. Visit www.hollandhousenursery.co.uk for more information.
Ma Bakers at World of Water Aquatic Centre, Preston New Road, Kirkham Although not strictly a garden centre, World of Water does provide outdoor items such as ponds and water features. So a visit to Ma Bakers cafe is a must. There is a large outdoor seating area for you to sit and enjoy their extensive range of tempting sweet treats and drinks. Visit https://www.facebook.com/MaBakerCafe/
The Applestore, Wyresdale Park, Snowhill Lane, Preston Boasting a full cafe-menu of overstuffed sandwiches, hearty homemade soups and scrumptious cakes, The Applestore at Wyresdale Park garden centre, is open 9am until 4pm every day of the week, for al fresco dining in the walled garden only. All their ingredients are locally sourced, with meats from Honeywells, cheese from Dewlay and milk from Shepherds Dairy. The cakes are from the Lady of The Manors Kitchens, and occasionally from Lathams. And the bread is from Berry Lane Bakery. Visit the website at https://wyresdalepark.co.uk/applestore-cafe-scorton or call 01524 791011 with your booking or enquiries. Wyresdale Park is a working farm and country house.
The Barn @ Scorton, The Square, Scorton, near Garstang At the centre of everything at The Barn is the coffee bar, situated in the old shippon. They serve a variety of artisan coffees, specialist teas, milkshakes and smoothies. They also have a large selection of home-baked cakes, as well as some favourites from Latham’s. If you are looking for something more substantial there’s an extensive lunch menu and specials menu available daily. The Barn is operating an outdoor dining experience. And after indulging yourself, why not walk it off with a stroll around the gardens? Visit www.plantsandgifts.co.uk/