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Fun at Lymefield

This May, our team is running children’s activities during the half term holidays.

Call the Tea Room on 01457 764686 to book your child’s place.

Wednesday 29th May

Two sessions: 9.30am & 10am

All workshops are £6 per child including all materials & refreshment for the participant.

Payment is taken when booking.

There are only 10 spaces per session so book early to avoid disappointment.

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Mother’s Day in the Tea Room

Daffodils growing in the sunshine - associated with Mother's Day

Mother’s Day on Sunday 10th March

Book your table for Mother’s Day for you, your mum & all the family to celebrate.

Our Mother’s Day event runs on Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th March.

Our menu will be available each day, plus our chefs will have created a delicious chef’s special menu, especially for this weekend.


Lymefield Tea Room will be open 9am on this special day to accommodate a very special breakfast service with your mum. Reserve your table before 11.30am to come for brunch with your mum and family. 

A brand new Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea has been curated for this special event in the Tea Room, this will be available to book from 12pm on Friday 8th, Saturday 9th, Sunday 10th & Monday 11th March only. N.B. A deposit will be taken for Afternoon Tea when making your reservation.

Phone 01457 764686 now to reserve your table.


Gifts for your mum are available online or in-store. Click here for ideas!

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Working at Lymefield Garden Centre

faded picture of the front entrance to Lymefield Garden Centre with the words Working at Lymefield over the top of the image.

Join the Lymefield team!

Click our ‘Join our team at Lymefield’ page on the footer for current vacancies.


Lymefield Garden Centre is made up of four distinct areas of work, Garden Centre, Farm Shop, Tea Room & Landscaping. Each of these departments is customer-facing & requires the key skill of teamwork. We call ourselves the Lymefield team as many areas of our jobs overlap making working together essential. Throughout the year, our Garden Centre is a hive of activity beyond the sales through the till. We host many events for ourselves & for our local charities. These include a Santa’s Grotto, a Pumpkin Patch, Coffee Mornings, Pop-up Stall, Food Tastings & we are always adding more. Teamwork is essential for these events to work as our team is small but very productive. 

Teamwork is vital to ensure that the customer has the very best experience when they visit Lymefield. Working together to solve problems & delivery the very best service every time has always been at the front of the Lymefield Garden Centre ethos.

Continuous Learning

An expectation at Lymefield is that each member of staff will take on training & learning throughout their role, this may involve gaining qualifications, keeping updated with current legislation or teaching our newest staff members & apprentices. Be ensuring that everyone is continuously learning we can expand roles, host different events, & give our customers to best experience whenever they visit Lymefield.

Caring for the Environment

One of the things that staff regularly mention is the beautiful environment in which our place of work is set. Lymefield Garden Centre is placed in the river Etherow Valley with trees, woods & fields surrounding us on all sides.
Coming down into Lymefield from the village of Broadbottom, the sky opens out for our buildings & car park. There are often sheep in the fields for you to admire, buzzards can be spotted flying high in the sky as they hunt for prey & during the summer, there are plenty of migrating birds including swallows & swifts.
To add to the animal spotting, you will also meet our resident dog, Jyp. She is the family dog, living & playing in Lymefield Garden Centre. She is a friendly dog as she always wants to play ball, occasionally asking for strokes & cuddles but mainly it’s about playing with the ball, please!

Starting a New Job

If you would like to be part of a team that values each other & their work environment, please CLICK HERE for our current vacancies. 
If you want to know more or you want to meet our team, please call in during work hours to chat & ask questions. We do value everyone who makes the special trip to find us for work at Lymefield Garden Centre. 
Follow us on our Social media links for more information on our work, services, events & job vacancies – we hope to meet you soon.

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Lymefield Gift Vouchers are the perfect gift for food lovers and green-fingered friends!

Only available to spend instore which means you can choose from our full range of freshly produced and locally made food or find your perfect plants and garden accessories in our garden centre.

Click here to buy your gift vouchers.

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Cheese Wedding Cakes

Cheese Wedding Cakes are a great showstopper!

Lymefield Farm Shop is delighted to provide bespoke Cheese Wedding Cakes for your wedding. Our wide range of artisan cheese means that your wedding cake will be exactly yours alone.

Tastings of your choices prior to your big day are available. Talk to our Farm Shop team to find out exactly which Cheese Wedding Cake you would love to have on your special day.

Go traditional and have cheddar, cheshire and stilton or create a Cheese Wedding Cake using our local cheese such as Hartington Bomber cheese orLancashire Blue.

Cheese comes in many different sizes, colours, taste or textures so choosing Lymefield Farm Shop will enable you to create a truely unique Cheese Wedding Cake.

Phone, email or visit Lymefield Farm Shop on 01457 764686 or to create your Cheese Wedding Cake design

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A walk near Lymefield Garden Centre

Walking around Broadbottom from Lymefield

In Winter, there is no better place for new ideas than by going on a walk outside your door.

At Lymefield Garden Centre, we are lucky to find ourselves surrounded by woodland trails, river walks and hillside rambles which are just waiting to be explored.

Take a walk around the area near Lymefield & there is something rewarding to be found, regardless of the time of year. You can spot fantastic wildlife locally; an elusive deer population, a great bird population and plenty of British flora and many trees. You will find sights of outstanding natural beauty which every path you take.

Broadbottom Circular walk.

This route takes in the very best of Broadbottom, from the lowland areas where we find ourselves here at Lymefield Garden Centre, alongside the River Etherow, up to the higher points where the whole valley can be admired.

The walk starts and finishes at Lymefield.

It begins through the Broad Mills heritage area and onto Summerbottom. 

Don’t cross the bridge, go up the path with the handrail and turn left down Hodge Lane before turning back up the hill into Great Wood.

Under the railway bridge and climb up to Hurst Clough. 

Cross Broadbottom Road and past the new houses on the ‘The Waggon’ pub site. 

Go up the road to Littlemoor Road. 

Cross a few stiles onto Pingot Lane and pass oak trees to Hague Road. 

Follow this road all the way back to Gorsey Brow, turn left onto the main road and go down the hill to Lymefield. 

For full details click here for a downloadable descriptive path and map for this walk – and happy walking!

For more information about the Broadbottom and Tameside countryside, take a look at this helpful page over on Tameside Council’s website. 

From all the team at Lymefield Garden Centre, Farm Shop & Tea Room, we hope you enjoy this walk.

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Keep warm with kiln dried logs

Logs on the fire, while they warm your toes, is a lovely feeling!

Delivered to your door whenever you need them.

Our team can provide small bags, bulk bags, small crates, and large crates full of perfectly burning logs. The logs are dried in a kiln to ensure they are at the perfect condition to burn in your fire. Our wood is silver birch, it burns with a bright hot flame with minimal embers. Its kiln-dried to reduce the moisture content in each log to a maximum of around 15%. Each log is cut to provide easy stacking around 10″ in length and looks great too with the silvery bark.

Order your logs with us and we can deliver them all straight to your door, whether it’s a bulk bag, a small crate, equivalent to two bulk bags, or the largest crate, equivalent to four bulk bags.

If you’ve run out and need urgent supplies, come down to the garden centre and by our entrance, you can find a small bag of logs just for you!

We deliver all over the local area – Glossop, Hyde, Marple, High Peak, Ashton-Under-Lyne, Stockport, Manchester, Oldham, Trafford, Salford, Rochdale & more. Order online or phone direct 01457 764686 to create your woodpile at home.

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Meet the Meat!

Meet the Meat!

Our Butcher’s Counter is a meat-lover’s paradise! But where does all of our meat come from?

We source as much of our meat as possible from local farms, through a fully traceable supply chain, allowing us to prioritise the quality of the meat and support local farming communities.


Our lamb is born and reared on Lymefield Farm and the surrounding hillside using traditional stockmanship methods. We rear Texal crosses – a lean-meat breed that is popular across Europe. Depending on the time of year, we sell spring lamb, yearling lamb and – rarely – hogget. We rear in tune with the local climate, so our spring lamb is usually ready from June.


Our pork is sourced from the same farm. Depending on the weather, the pigs are reared both outside and inside, providing ample space to explore. When inside, they are bedded on deep straw and have access to the entire barn.


None of our animals travel longer than 16 miles (just 30 minutes) to slaughter and are taken in small batches to keep stress to a minimum. We use a small-scale, family-run abattoir in Buxton, ensuring higher standards of welfare, clear traceability, and lower food miles.

close up of the turf growning at Lymefield
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Lymefield Farm Shop Order

Lymefield Farm Shop Food Delivery includes our Veg & Fruit boxes.

Lymefield Farm Shop Order form is currently not available, we are reviewing the way it is constructed & the products available via this method. We will relaunch the form in Spring 2024.


At Lymefield, we have many requests about offering a new way to shop from our Farm Shop so we have created the order form.

Click here to find a long list of our Farm Shop products including fresh vegetables, cupboard essentials, and our specialty food boxes.

Complete your form and upload it here on our website, paying a £10 deposit.

You can collect your order from the safety of your car, in-store, or arrange a delivery home.

Our Farm Shop team will pick the very best from our full range of produce to ensure your basket is filled with delicious food. 

Browse the full list on the website and pick everything you need for your cupboards to be filled with the best food.  

NB: Prices will fluctuate & the final price on the printed order form may alter when the Farm Shop takes full payment. All orders rely on £10 deposit only.