Places to visit locally
Here are places to visit within an hours drive of the Nursery
Spring Pond Garden
Spring Pond Garden on Laverstoke Lane is a small private garden designed by Ian Mylles and created by Carolyn Sheffield. The garden surrounds a flint and brick house converted from a group of derelict farm buildings.
The Whitchurch Silk Mill
Whitchurch Silk Mill was built on the River Test in Hampshire in 1800s during the reign of King George III. Silk has been woven here since the 1820/1830s. The Mill produces high quality silks to order for historical costume, interior designers and historic houses. They hold exhibitions and events throughout the year.
Lainston House Hotel
The Lainston House Hotel is a charming 17th Century country house standing elegantly in 63 acres of beautiful Hampshire parkland. As you sweep into the courtyard, delicate archways and loggias frame the picture perfect entrance and a small amble reveals a beautiful 12th Century chapel ruin and pretty dovecote. They are very proud to have been accepted into the Tea Guild Membership and offer a classic traditional afternoon tea
Bere Mill House
Bere Mill House sits beside the the fast flowing Upper Test, surrounded by water meadows and wooded Valleys. Herbaceous borders, bog and mediterrean plants as well as a replanted orchard and two small arboretums features early bulbs, species Tulips, Japanese prunus, Paeonia, Wisteria, Irises and Roses. At heart it aims to complement the natural beauty of the site.
Bombay Sapphire Distillery
Bombay Sapphire invites you to uncover the secrets of their world famous gin. Behind the doors of their beautiful distillery at Laverstoke Mill in rural Hampshire, discover the the craftsmanship and heritage infused into every of Bombay Sapphire.
The Watership Down Inn
The Watership Down Inn nestles at the foot of  the North Wessex Downs, overlooking the head waters of the Test Valley.  The renowned Watership Down lies to the North of the Inn.
Other Specialist Nurseries:
In case their name doesn't give it away, Avon Bulbs supply an excellent range of garden worthy bulbs.
Specialist growers of rare trees and shrubs, based in Leicestershire.
Fernlea Nurseries are an excellent shrub nursery based in Hampshire. Find them at the Hampshire Farmers' Markets.
Hampshire Carnivorous Plants
Hampshire Carnivorous Plants are a award-winning Nursery based in Hampshire.
Thorncroft Clematis Nursery
This family-run nursery specialises in clematis, from the well-known cultivars, both evergreen and herbaceous, to many less common species.
Their Nurseries can be found at Pocock Roses in Romsey and The Cornish Rose Company near Truro, Cornwall, where we grow only the best roses for your garden, focusing on healthy vigorous varieties that thrive without too much effort on your part.