News & Events

Traditional Summer Fete


27th June 2018

It’s nearly time for our popular annual Summer Fête! This year we will be holding it on Saturday 21st July 10am - 4pm and it promises to be the perfect family day out!

We are Hiring


11th April 2018

Part Time Barista
Barista experience preferable
Availability on Saturdays & Sundays

We are looking for an enthusiastic, adaptable individual to join our team. This is a part time weekend role with opportunities to pick up more hours covering staff leave.

Benefits include:
Staff discount
Pension scheme
Free parking
Progression opportunities

Please email your CV & covering letter to hello@walkersnurseries.tv if you're interested!

Afternoon Tea with Max Bowker


11th April 2018

 Back by popular demand with three dates this Summer!

Bee Keeping Experience Days


10th April 2018

Join us on one of our Bee Keeping Experience days in the summer. Receive a practical basic introduction into the world of bees and bee keeping at Walker's very own apiary!

The day includes learning the following skills:
- Examination of a national beehive & its structure
- Health & safety, including personal protective equipment
- Hands on experience of using a bee suit, smoker & hive tool
- Opening a beehive & removing frames for inspection
- Identifying the castes of the honey & other bees
- Recognising brood & stores (honey)

A unique gift idea
Why not treat someone to a bee keeping experience voucher - a truly unique gift!

Tour De Yorkshire at Walker's Nurseries!


4th April 2018

Join us on Thursday 3rd May to see Stage 1 of the Tour De Yorkshire pass right by Walker’s Nurseries. Our newly restored 1951 HY Citroen van will be serving a range of refreshments amongst the action. Or join us in The Potting Shed or Garden Restaurant (breakfast served 9am-11am & hot food served 11.30am-2.30pm).

Free plant for Walker's Gardener's Club members when they spend over £10 in the Garden Restaurant!
(Terms & Conditions: Gardener's Club members only. One selected plant per member. This cannot be exchanged for other goods or cash. Offer only valid on 03.05.18)

Closed Easter Sunday


30th March 2018

We currently have 20% off our Easter chocolate range! Come along and take a look, we're open as normal Good Friday and Saturday.

Spring at Walkers


21st March 2018

It’s finally starting to look like spring at Walker’s Nurseries, despite the recent wintery weather. We have introduced parts of gold award winning Chelsea Flower Show Wharf Garden in the landscaped show gardens.

Afternoon Tea with Tranquil Plants & Green Lady Tea


20th January 2018

11th April 12.45pm - 4.30pm
£20 per person

Booking & pre-payment is essential. Call 01302 770 564 to book!

Afternoon Tea with Alexandra the Violinist


17th January 2018

A glass of prosecco on arrival.
Entertainment from the talented electric violinist, Alexandra.
Accompanied by a delicious Afternoon Tea.
Served with a range of loose leaf teas & coffee.

1951 HY Citroen Van | Restoration Project


17th January 2018

Graham Bodle purchased an original 1951 HY Citroen van, with a vision to restore it and use it as a unique space to serve refreshments from.


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We have lots renewable energy initiatives, such as recycling rain water for plant irrigation, 150sqm of solar panels, a ground source heat pump
that heats the gift shop and provides hot water for the bakery and a biomass boiler which heats the greenhouses, the cafe and toilets.