Nurseries and farm shops

What better way to get a true feel for South Derbyshire than by visiting one of the many nurseries and farm shops scattered throughout the District?

Each offers something different.

Betty’s Farm, Willington

An organic, free-range egg producer and farm shop with a strong focus on quality, cost and the environment. Events and activities are held throughout the seasons.

www.bettysfarmshop.co.uk

Chapmans Nurseries, Rosliston

Chapmans Nurseries in Rosliston is a traditional garden centre with its core products being plants, all backed up with expert advice. Visit the cosy Topiary Tearoom for homemade cakes and scones.

www.chapmans-nurseries.co.uk

Heaths Farm Shop and Nursery, Melbourne

Heaths are not just market gardeners, their farm shop stocks home-grown produce as well as locally sourced food and drink. There is also a plant nursery specialising in allotment sundries, vegetable plants and summer and winter bedding.

www.heathsfarmshop.co.uk

Highfield Happy Hens, Etwall

Learn about the corn story in the grain store, hire a pedal tractor or family bike, feed the animals, have fun in play areas and collect eggs in the countryside. There’s also a farm shop and tearooms to enjoy.

www.highfieldshappyhens.co.uk

Scaddows Farm and Shop, Ticknall

The farm shop, which opens seasonally, offers a range of local produce. You can also pick your own fruits during the summer months.

www.scaddowsfarm.co.uk

Wyevale Garden Centre, Findern

Find top-quality plants and gardening products - and a knowledgeable team who love to share their gardening expertise with customers. They have a restaurant and a special soft play area, so it’s ideal for a family day out.

www.wyevalegardencentres.co.uk

Other nurseries and farm shops in South Derbyshire include Garden King, Newhall; Planters at Bretby; Stanton Nurseries; Suzie’s Farm Shop and Tearoom, Hilton; The Bubble Inn Farm Shop at Stenson Marina and The Butcher, Baker Farm Shop at Mercia Marina in Willington.