Gardens Shop and Plant CentreGardens Shop 3

The Hestercombe Gardens Shop is an essential stop on the Hestercombe trail. Inside you’ll find a treasure trove full of garden gadgets, gorgeous gifts, tempting toiletries and tasty treats. Whether you are looking for a special present or just something to remind you of your visit to Hestercombe, there’s plenty to choose from, and with many locally sourced products, it’s a shopper’s paradise.

Next to the shop you’ll find the Plant Centre. The Plant Centre is full of healthy happy plants which are all seasonally selected. We also have a range of plants that come from our beautiful gardens so there is plenty of choice for everyone .

If there is anything in particular you are looking for in the Shop or the Plant Centre then pop in to see Linda and the team or phone the Shop on 01823 413769.


HESTERCOMBE - Book Shop 2The Second­hand Bookshop

A book lover’s paradise,­ the Second­hand Bookshop lends itself to some serious browsing.
In cosy surroundings, it boasts one of the best views at Hestercombe overlooking the picturesque Formal Gardens – it’s the perfect place to find a literary gem.

With a wide selection of categories available covering gardening, travel, fiction, children’s, cookery, specialist titles and more ­ there’s something for everyone.

The Book Shop is stocked by book donations and run by a fantastic team of volunteers, meaning all proceeds raised go directly to the Hestercombe Gardens Trust. These proceeds help us to continue with the maintenance, restoration and development of Hestercombe. We’re always very happy to receive book donations. Any subject categories are very welcome ­ fiction, history, gardening, children’s and specialist titles.