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We are now closed until April 2023 - all depending on the weather!

You can still order gifts online, including compost for click and collect.


Winterbrook Garden Nurseries has been owned by my dad, John Cottrell for over 30 years, although the site has been rented to different tenants over the years. However, back in 2018 he decided to take the nursery back over after it fell into disrepair and between us we have built the business back up and now run the nursery together under the new name Winterbrook Garden Nurseries.

My dad is still works as a full time landscaper but helps out at weekends with a wealth of knowledge and advice!

The nursery is a traditional plant nursery, only selling herbaceous perennials, some shrubs and peat free annuals. In addition to the plants we also source and sell an eclectic range of quirky garden antiques & my prints, alongside quirky homeware gifts.​

The ethos of the nursery is to be as sustainable as possible & we are proud to be one of the first nurseries in the UK to use Posipots which are a cardboard alternative to traditional plastic plant pots and only use and sell peat free compost. We water our plants using harvested rainwater and we do not heat our greenhouses in the winter months. We do not sell bedding plants or vegetables as we are located between two other garden centres which already sell these things.

As a tiny, independent, seasonal business run by father and daughter, we do everything ourselves.

We can offer advice, we will carry purchases to your car and help in any way we can. We can take cash or debit/credit cards (including American Express).

We have a monthly pop-up cafe called The Robins Nest which is run by a local cake baker called Lyndsey. She offers a wide range of cakes and hot drinks including vegan and gluten free treats. I send out and email and advertise via social media when she will be at the nursery so you can come along and enjoy coffee and cake in the nursery!



Currently closed until Saturday 1st of April.








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Phone: 07753 876418

For each of us to maintain a work life balance the work phone stays at work and is only switched

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John Cottrell photographed holding a Posi Pot with a plant inside it
An image of a wooden clas greenhouse surrounded by benches filled with plants
A banner which shows a photo of Suzy the nursery cat surrounded by plants
John Cottrell & Hanna Armitage standing in front of their greenhouse shop