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Bessacarr Open Gardens 2024

Enjoy a stroll around a selection of beautiful local gardens.
 
Picking up inspiration for your own garden & top gardening tips, Whilst supporting some fantastic local charities, in the process!
 
15th & 16th June 2024 1pm – 5pm
£6 Weekend ticket (Valid both days)
 
Tickets available in The Glasshouse Cafe
 
Supporting:
Open Minds Counselling Doncaster
People Focused Group Doncaster

Beekeeping Experience Days 2024

We are buzzing to announce, that we are running our Beekeeping Experience Days this Summer!
 
Receive a practical introduction into the fascinating world of bees & beekeeping, at Walker’s very own apiary.
 
£75pp – Including a complimentary Walker’s lunch, in The Glasshouse Cafe.
 
Running on selected Sundays & Mondays, between June & August.
 
Vouchers are available, for a unique gift idea!
 
How do I book?
If you’d like to register your interest, send an email over to hello@walkersnurseries.tv
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Tiffany Fashion - Coming Soon to Walkers Nurseries

We’re very excited to announce… That in the next few weeks, Tiffany Fashion will be opening a brand new shop here at Walkers Nurseries.
 
Tiffany has been the destination of choice for fashion lovers in Yorkshire for many years. This new venture will enable them to show all their existing casual brands, along with several exciting new collections under one roof – in a beautiful setting like Walkers!
 
Occasion wear will remain in the city centre location and they’ll continue to take appointments there, for all your special event outfits and accessories.
 
Construction of their bespoke unit, has already begun in the car park (to the right of the entrance). This is a sustainable low-carbon project and will be completely off-grid, powered by solar energy.
 
The opening date will be confirmed soon – Keep an eye on their social media for more updates.

Afternoon Tea With Lance Gold

Join us for a delicious Afternoon tea and enjoy some classic Motown hits from Lance Gold
 
Available Dates:
Wednesday 24th April *SOLD OUT*
Wednesday 19th June *SOLD OUT*
 
2pm-4.30pm
£30pp (including an arrival drink)
 
Booking & pre-payment is essential.
Call 01302 305871 to book, or email hello@walkersnurseries.tv (including a contact number).
 
Please note:
Our Afternoon Tea is a set menu & therefore we can only accommodate changes for allergens & intolerances.

Afternoon Tea With Max Bowker

Join us for a delicious Afternoon tea and enjoy entertainment from Max Bowker!
 
Available Dates:
*SOLD OUT* Wednesday 30th October
*SOLD OUT* Wednesday 18th December
 
2pm-4.30pm
£30pp (including an arrival drink)
 
Booking & pre-payment is essential.
Call 01302 305871 to book, or email hello@walkersnurseries.tv (including a contact number).
 
Please note:
Our Afternoon Tea is a set menu & therefore we can only accommodate changes for allergens & intolerances.

Join The Food To Go Team!

A new vacancy has arisen for our popular Food To Go deli counter. We’re looking for a friendly face, who’s independent and able to work on their own initiative!

The Details:
4-5 Days (Including 1 weekend day)
7.30am-5pm (approx)
Starting at £10.75 per hour

This is a varied role, with duties including:
– Preparing cakes/savouries & displaying in the counter
– Completing & maintaining paperwork
– Serving customers (including selling alcohol)
– Cashing up & clearing down
– Stock order/processing/control through EPOS till system

Your Skills & Experience:
– Previous experience working at a food / drink establishment
– Awareness of food alleges & intolerances
– Personable, with a great customer manner
– Flexibility, including weekends

You’ll be welcomed into a fun, supportive team at Walker’s Nurseries. Uniform, full training and continued guidance is provided.

Sound like you? Please apply through Indeed: https://uk.indeed.com/job/food-go-assistant-ca4abbb61e3f24d8

Need plans for the Summer holidays?

Why not bring your little ones along, to try out our children’s play area?

Say ‘Hello’ to the Alpacas and Sheep and you may even spot a Dinosaur or two! 

We’ll have our Citroen van open on weekends, selling drinks & ice creams.

As well as The Glasshouse Cafe, if you’d like to stay for lunch. We have a range of options, to suit all tastes and requirements. Whether you fancy coffee and cake, or our homemade steak and potato pie – you’ll be sure to find something delicious!

Check out Bobo’s Boutique too! Located where The Potting Shed used to be, they offer a stunning collection of Children’s Clothing and Nursery Accessories. There’s some great deals on at the moment, to make way for their new Autumn and Winter stock.

 

Bessacarr Open
Gardens 2023

Enjoy a stroll around a selection of beautiful local gardens.
 
Pick up inspiration for your own garden & tips, while supporting some fantastic local charities in the process!
 
17th & 18th June 2023 1pm-5pm
£6 Weekend ticket (Valid both days)
 
Supporting:
Serenity Suite Maternity Unit DRI
An independent suite in the DRI Maternity Unit, for families who have a stillbirth or perinatal death.
 
Trussel Trust Doncaster Foodbank
Providing emergency food & support, to people locked in poverty.
 
Tickets with map & full details, available to buy at Walkers Nurseries.

 

Beekeeping
Experience Days 2023

We are buzzing to announce, that we are running our Beekeeping Experience Days this Summer!
 
Receive a practical basic introduction into the world of bees & bee keeping, at Walker’s very own apiary.
 
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Become a Houseplant Expert in 30 Minutes
 
Talk with David Domoney –Become a Houseplant Expert in 30 Minutes
 
On Wednesday 26th April at 2pm join TV’s David Domoney at Walkers Nurseries, where he’ll be sharing gardening tips and answering your questions.
 
Drawing tips from his bestselling book ‘My Houseplant Changed My Life‘. David Domoney will demonstrate and inspire how to succeed with indoor plants.
 
There will also be a signed book giveaway!
 
This event is supported by Miracle Gro.

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Join the Catering Team!

Baker/Cook
5 Days (Including weekend work)
7.30am-4pm (approx)
 

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Bakery/Kitchens!

We are seeking an enthusiastic, talented baker/cook to join our successful Catering Dept, within this long established, family-run garden centre.

– You will be professional & hard working, with a passion for cooking
– Able to work confidently both in a team & on your own initiative
– Relevant experience is essential and further training will be given
– Strong understanding of food safety & H&S procedures
– You’ll be working closely with the Bakery/Kitchen Manager
– Flexibility, including weekends

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Our Afternoon Tea is back!

Our Afternoon Tea is back, with a contemporary twist! Instead of the traditional fine china, we serve them on Nordic-style crockery, to complement the new rustic décor.

Everything is made fresh in-house each morning, using local produce where possible.

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Christmas at Walkers!

We’re already getting in the festive spirit here at Walkers Nurseries! Our popular Christmas shop is open and ready for you to enjoy.
 
Expect to be inspired by the festive, colour co-ordinated displays; showcasing a wide selection of Christmas trees, decorations and lighting.
 
From rustic woodland to more traditional themes – there is something to suit everyone.

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Join The Food To Go Team!

A new vacancy has arisen for our popular Food To Go deli counter. We’re looking for a friendly face, who’s independent and able to work on their own initiative!

The Details:

4-5 Days (Including 1 weekend day)

7.30am-5pm (approx)

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Japanese influences discovered at Walkers Garden Nursery - By Trevor Nash

It was great to see our Show Gardens featuring in the Japanese Garden Society journal “Shakkei”. Read the full article below. Read More

Beekeeping Experience Days 2022

We are excited to announce that we are planning to run our Beekeeping Experience Days for Summer 2022.

Receive a practical basic introduction into the world of bees & bee keeping, at Walker’s very own apiary.Read More

Chelsea Flower Show Throwback

Our show gardens are an extension of the original stock garden which was planted by Lawrence Walker and are now over 40 years old. Developed by Graham Bodle, the new show gardens opened in 2008. Covering eight acres of rural countryside, with views of the Water Garden, the Woodland Trail, the Gatehouse, Japanese Pond Garden and the Stone Circle. They’re the perfect place to walk off a hearty full English or Sunday lunch from the garden restaurant!Read More

Outside Catering

We offer a bespoke outside catering service through our Food To Go counter. We can make a selection of savouries and desserts to cater for a family party, or you can simply order one of your favourite cakes. There is no minimum spend, just discuss your needs with our Food To Go team and we will do our best to meet them.