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Address: Poets Cottage Nr Whitby, North Yorkshire, Whitby YO21 2AQ, England
Phone Number:
+44 1947 897424
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Just like a large back garden

It was towards the end of the day and we called in to Lealholm whilst spending a few days in Eskdale. We stopped at the gate of the nursery and were beckoned in by the proprietor... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 November 2016
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

It was towards the end of the day and we called in to Lealholm whilst spending a few days in Eskdale. We stopped at the gate of the nursery and were beckoned in by the proprietor. What a wonderful place, just like a large back garden which in fact it is. They have a large range of shrubs and plants,... More 

Thank EnglishNige
Kingston upon Hull
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We always make a pilgrimage to Poets Cottage if we are within a 30 mile radius! We come here at least twice a year and always find a plant/shrub of interest and I don't ever remember coming away empty handed. This year we saw hens roaming free and a cute kitten called Castillo that seems to have found himself at... More 

Thank Gill S
Carnforth, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

In a quiet corner of Lealholm , not far from Whitby. This is a nursery with many plants and shrubs efficiently labelled well maintained. Lots to look at and buy and there's a cafe next door.

Thank eve108
Redditch, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

What a delightful little garden centre. It's a little gem tucked away with some lovely things for the garden. A great little shop and very helpful staff. We just happened upon this little gem of a place while having a drive out from Whitby. We purchased a small concrete plaque for the garden and just wish we'd had more money... More 

1 Thank Caroline T
poppycattapetal, Owner at Poets Cottage Shrub Nursery, responded to this review

Hi Caroline Thanks for your great review and we're so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. However we do take all cards (except Amex) and have done since 2003, we find its essential in todays business world so don't worry on your next visit about having cash and be sure to make yourself known regards Ilona and Steve More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

What a paradise this place is, its in the most gorgeous setting and the gardens and plants look so healthy. It is more unique than your average garden centre you will feel that you are in paradise lost simply beautiful.

Thank brenda w
Whitby, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Picturesque, quaint and tidy. A lovely, relaxing browse amongst nature and wildlife. A real gem hidden away from the commercial fakery. Specialist plants available, with all staff helpful, friendly, and giving excellent and impartial advice for your garden. I won't go anywhere else for my gardening needs!!

1 Thank JolieMcG
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959 reviews
657 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 392 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We visited Poets Cottage for the first time in August as we've been trying to find a Buddleja globosa (Orange Ball Tree) for months. We were at the point where we asked the question - fully expecting to be told no - so we were very surprised to find that there was one for sale at a reasonable price. The... More 

1 Thank mikeedeedee
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This place is an absolute gem. Situated in the beautiful village of Lealholm it is a sheer delight to walk round and enjoy the exuberance of the planting. It appears more like a cottage garden than a nursery with fancy bantams pecking up the pests. Having seen the plants in their full glory it's impossible to leave without buying something.... More 

1 Thank Geoff W
Wooler, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Poets Cottage Shrub Nursery has an excellent selection of plants and shrubs. We found what we were looking for and more. It is located in the delightful village of Lealholm just outside Whitby and on the edge of the North York Moors, so the journey to the nursery was also a pleasure.

1 Thank DerekFRiley
Stockton on Tees
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79 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Wish this was nearer to home. They have a fantastic array of plants, reasonably priced, and all alongside beautiful gardens showing matured plants.

Thank Nektaruk

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