Cranborne Garden Centre

Gift shop - Garden - Café

Upcoming workshops and talks in The Garden Room

'Summer in the garden': creating a garden or nature journal

Drawing with Artist Julie Herring

An introductory course to build on drawing skills and to encourage you to appreciate the beauty of your own garden. Local artist, Julie Herring, will guide you to draw and make notes for a journal through the seasons. Further sessions to follow through the year.

Friday 23rd & 30th September. Cost per session £20 includes coffee and homemade cake and 10% discount in the Garden Centre and café on the day). 20% discount for group bookings of 2 or more people.

"Succession Planting" with Diana Guy

How to create a garden that will keep on giving. Autumn is the ideal time to evaluate your garden and adjust the planting to provide interest in every month of the year. This talk draws inspiration from iconic gardens and provides lots of useful tips and guidance to put into practice in your own garden.

Tuesday 13th September 10.30am – 12.30pm. Tickets £12.50 (booking essential). Includes coffee and homemade cake plus 10% discount in the Garden and Gift Shop on the day.

Thai themed three course set menu supper

Thai themed three course set menu supper

Friday 16th September, 7pm for 7.30. £25 per head – bring your own wine. Download the menu (PDF)

A Wild Night Out

An African themed dinner dance in aid of local charity Worldwide Veterinary Service, Saturday 15th October, 7pm-Midnight.

Live music, dancing, three course meal. Tickets £65. For more information or to book:

Cranborne Manor Garden

Cranborne Manor Garden

Cranborne Manor Garden is open every Wednesday 9am-5pm (last entry 4pm). Tickets are available in the Gift Shop. Well-behaved dogs on a lead are welcome in the Garden Centre and in the Manor Garden.

An extensive variety of summer bedding and herbaceous plants in stock

New Spring stock

Set in the former walled kitchen garden of Cranborne Manor, Cranborne Garden Centre offers a wide selection of stock with over 400 varieties of old-fashioned and modern roses, and a wide range of shrubs, climbers, herbaceous and bedding plants.

We are now ordering roses for next season and are happy to take orders from customers.

The Garden Centre is also now the only supplier of Haddenstone Stoneware in Dorset. A range of items is in stock, plus any item can be ordered.

Download our Rose Catalogue (PDF)

The Garden Room


Our new events building, The Garden Room, is available for private functions & parties, wedding receptions and conference facilities. For more information please contact Claire Whitehead: or 01725 517248.

In the Café


The café is open daily offering breakfast, coffee and tea, homemade cakes and cream teas and a selection of hot and cold lunch dishes.

All our food is freshly prepared at the Garden Centre and we use local produce including meat from Cobley Wood Farm, bread from Orchard Bay Bakery and seasonal vegetables grown in our own kitchen garden.

Opening hours
Monday - Saturday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm Sunday 10.00 am - 5.00 pm

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Cranborne Garden Centre
Dorset BH21 5PP
Tel: 01725 517248

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