Coffee Shop

Free and Accessible Parking

EV Parking Space

Free WiFi in the Coffee Shop

About Otter Nurseries Lymington

Situated to the west of Lymington on the A337 the site was formerly the Government Horticultural Research Station in Efford and became part of the Otter family in 2002. We are a gardener’s garden centre with a large seasonal selection of trees, shrubs and bedding plants, a broad range of gardening products and accessories and a friendly and knowledgeable team on hand to help. Along with ample free car parking and a relaxed shopping atmosphere, our cosy coffee shop has indoor and outdoor seating and a fabulous reputation for freshly cooked meals, snacks and drinks. Wheelchair friendly access throughout.

Branch Facilities

  • Large free parking area
  • 2 EV charging points
  • Coffee shop
  • Free WiFi in our coffee shop
  • Toilets and baby change facilities
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Coach parking on request
  • Delivery service available
  • Expert plant advice
  • Plastic plant pot recycling
  • Sorry, we have a strict no dogs policy, except for guide dogs and other assistance dogs which are welcome


  • Full Plant Range
  • Houseplants
  • Garden Sundries
  • Landscaping
  • Garden Lighting
  • Water Features
  • Garden Furniture
  • BBQs
  • Wildlife & Birdcare


Milford Road
Hampshire SO41 0JD
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Call us: 01590 678 679
Email us

Shop Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday – 9am to 5.30pm
Sunday – 10am to 4pm

Restaurant Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday – 9am to 5pm
Sunday – 10am to 4pm.

CLOSED: Easter Sunday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day

A cosy place to enjoy home-made produce

Homemade meals including breakfast and lunch, plus freshly baked cakes, scones, homemade jams and ice cream. We bake with locally sourced free range eggs which are also available for customers to buy.

Charity of the Year

We support a number of local charities including Simon Says.


Santa’s Grotto will be returning in 2019, click here for more information.

Contact us

Call us: 01590 678 679
Email us

Branch Manager


Find Otter Gardens

Milford Road
Hampshire SO41 0JD

Heading out of Lymington we are on the right-hand side just past the local authority Recycling Centre.