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.
Large free parking area
2 EV charging points
Free WiFi in our coffee shop
Toilets and baby change facilities
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
Wildlife & Birdcare
Milford Road Efford Lymington Hampshire SO41 0JD See Map
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 coffee shop to enjoy home-made produce
Serving 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!
Our delicious Christmas menu will be available from December 3rd (please see our menu for full dates), please call the branch to book 01590 678 679, and click here to view the CHRISTMAS MENU.
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.