GCA’s ‘Best Customer Service’ Garden Centre in the South Thames Area 2015
Badshot Lea is our largest garden centre. Located just off the A31 outside the lovely Georgian town of Farnham, Badshot Lea garden centre is well known in the locality and has particular expertise in aquatics and pets.
An extensive plant area houses a fantastic selection of shrubs, trees and garden plants. The garden centre offers a massive selection of gardening products, furniture, BBQs, gifts, craft and food.
There is a comprehensive and newly refurbished Pets & Aquatics centre, which has the largest selection of fish in the area.
We are delighted to announce that we have a new pottery painting studio, called Mambo Jambos. It’s open 7 days a week and suitable for all ages. More details in the box below.
Finally, there is also a spa, sheds and cobbler concessions onsite.
Squire's Café Bar
Squire’s Café Bar has a bright and attractive dining area, and the seasonal menu provides fresh and nutritious fare throughout the day. There is a delicious selection of breakfasts, hot lunch dishes, including dishes of the day, baked potatoes, salads, sandwiches and baguettes, cream teas and cakes.
We have both indoor and outdoor seating so you can view our beautiful plants and a toddlers play area, so they can let off a little steam.
We offer a Buy One Get One Free on hot drinks, every Monday to Saturday until 10am
Pets & Aquatics
Our Pets & Aquatics centre has been given a totally new look and feel. We hope you like the changes we have made.
Why not bring your children along and help feed our fish outside – between May & September.
We stock a large range of reptiles and their associated products. Our unique fish house stocks tropical and coldwater as well as plants for the aquarium/pond. Our selection of pond fish is one of the biggest in the country. We have a 2500 gallon display pool for our larger Koi of up to 26″. In season we stock fish for all budgets from £2 to £1,000. We also have hamsters, rats, rabbits and guinea pigs.
Mambo Jambos - Pottery Painting
Create your own unique pottery piece at Mambo Jambos.
Ideal for all ages; from children aged 1 to adults of 100! (All pottery paints are washable and non-toxic). The studio is fully air conditioned.
Drop in any time as we are open 7 days a week or call us on 01252 317276 to book a table session or course.
We are so confident in the quality of our hardy plants that we are happy to guarantee them for 3 years. We will gladly replace any hardy stock that does fail, provided it has been looked after correctly. Simply return the plant within 3 years, along with original proof of purchase.
Delivery and Assembly Service
We offer free delivery on orders over £100*. An assembly service is also available. Both services are carried out by our knowledgeable team. Please contact the centre for details.
* in the local area.
The outdoor play area is located next to the restaurant.
During selected school holiday we run “Create & Grow”, where family activities are designed with young children in mind, giving them the opportunity to get creative, learn more about gardening, wildlife and the natural world whilst getting their hands dirty with a range of gardening and craft activities!
Create & Grow was designed to engage children in learning about nature in a fun and exciting way, with a variety of activities the whole family can get involved, run by our friendly staff.
For details about the next Create & Grow, please visit the events pages or ask a member of staff if not listed.
Our exciting angling range supplies a vast choice of top quality essential products from nets, hooks and bait to extensive products such as Luxury chairs, weighing slings and landing net handles.
Room for Hire For Private Functions
You can hire our restaurant for private functions. We offer an optional catering service. For more details please email or call the centre.
Charity Of The Year
We are delighted to be supporting The Aldershot and Farnborough Guide Dog Association as our charity of the year until July 2018.
Our staff chose the charity and are passionate about supporting the local community. We hope to be able to donate a generous amount throughout the year, with thanks to our customers, and to also support the charity on specific projects through the sharing of our time, skills and expertise.