Free and Accessible Parking

EV Parking Space

Free WiFi in the Coffee Shop

About Otter Garden Centre Ottery St Mary

Otter Garden Centre in Ottery St Mary was the very first Otter garden centre and was established in 1964 as Otter Nurseries. Easily accessed from the A30, this is the largest of our garden centres and many customers like to enjoy a full day out here, shopping our extensive range of products in all our departments and our renowned plants department. We recommend stopping in our popular restaurant where you can enjoy delicious home-made food. We support many local community activities, are long-term sponsors of the Ottery St Mary Food Festival.

Branch Facilities

  • Large free parking area
  • 2 EV charging points
  • Restaurant
  • Free WiFi in our coffee shop
  • Toilets & baby change facilities
  • Free wheelchair hire (can be booked ahead)
  • Coach parking on request, coach drop off
  • Delivery service available
  • Information desks for expert advice
  • Plastic plant pot recycling
  • Bicycle shelter
  • Sorry, we have a no dogs policy, except for guide dogs and assistance dogs which are welcome

Concessions: Select Windows and Conservatories


  • Full Christmas Department
  • Full Plant Range
  • Houseplants
  • Floristry
  • Garden Sundries
  • Landscaping
  • Garden Lighting
  • Aquatics & Water Features
  • Garden Furniture
  • BBQs
  • Clothing
  • Garden Buildings
  • Wildlife & Birdcare
  • Cards, Books & Gifts
  • Crafts & Wool Shop
  • Toys
  • Cookshop


Gosford Road
Ottery St Mary
Devon, EX11 1LZ

Call us: 01404 815815
Email us

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Shop Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday – 9am to 5.30pm
Sunday – 10.30am to 4.30pm

Late night Wednesdays: open until 8pm from March until November 6th, and until 9pm from November 13th to December 18th

Restaurant Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday – 9am to 5pm
Sunday – 9am to 4pm
Late night Wednesdays open until 7.30pm from March to December

CLOSED: Easter Sunday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day

Family-friendly restaurant with a great choice of food

Our large, popular restaurant serves homemade food created using local produce where possible. We offer a large menu choice including daily specials and Sunday roasts and we’re famous for our homemade cakes!

Our delicious Christmas menu will be available December 2nd to 13th , bookings can be made in our restaurant or by calling 01404 816 814, click here to see our CHRISTMAS MENU

Charity of the Year

Our Charity of the Year for 2019 is local cancer care charity Hospiscare. Hospiscare is an independent charity which provides high quality care and support to people with a progressive life-limiting illness and those close to them living in Exeter, East and Mid Devon. In 2018 our Charity of the Year was the Alzheimer’s Society, we were pleased to raise around £8,000 during the year.


  • Santa’s Magical Kingdom is now open for 2019 – for ticket information and more details please visit our Magical Kingdom Grotto page
  • Wednesday 4th December 5.30pm – Ottery Town Silver Band will be performing in our restaurant
  • Tuesday 10th December – create a Christmas Floral Table Centre to take home. Tickets are £22.50.  Booking essential. Please call 01404 815 815 to book
  • Wednesday 11th December 6pm – Ottery Choral Society will be performing in our restaurant
  • Wednesday 118th December 6pm – River City Chorus will be performing in our restaurant
  • Our Joyful Acappella Penguins will also be performing every day in our plants centre!

Contact Us

Call Us: 01404 815815
Email Us

Branch Managers



Find Otter Gardens

Gosford Road
Ottery St Mary
Devon EX11 1LZ

We are situated in rural Devon, very close to the A30. From the A30 take the Fenny Bridges exit, follow the signs for Ottery St Mary. Our garden centre will be found midway between Alfington & Ottery St Mary .