Birchencliffe Garden Centre

Welcome to Birchencliffe Garden Centre

Birchencliffe Garden Centre in Huddersfield is your one-stop shop for all your gardening needs. Whether you are just getting started on your first garden project or are a seasoned gardener, you can enjoy quality and value at our garden centre. The restaurant serves delicious meals, snacks, afternoon teas, and specials daily.

Wanting to visit? We are located on Birchencliffe Hill Road, off the A629, the centre has everything you need for your garden and more!

Find Us: 75 Birchencliffe Hill Rd, Huddersfield HD3 3NJ
W3W: Coast Passes Duke

About Birchencliffe Garden Centre

Birchencliffe Garden Centre, once known as Armitage’s Garden Centre and owned by the Armitage family first opened in 1842 and has been operating as a garden centre ever since. It became part of the British Garden Centres family in 2019.  

This incredible two-storey centre is split between the garden centre and the restaurant upstairs, which has a customer lift making it accessible to all. The Gardener’s Retreat Restaurant has a stunning variety of delicious main meals and tasty treats. So, whether you’re wanting our infamous crispy golden battered fish and chips or a homemade scone, we have what you need! It is a great place to relax whilst shopping.  

We have a friendly team of experts, on hand to help you with anything you need whilst shopping with us. Our centre welcomes coach trips, we are wheelchair accessible and dog friendly, and we also offer home delivery on larger items.  We look forward to welcoming you into the centre. 

Opening Hours

Monday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Thursday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday: 10.00am - 4.30pm
(The Restaurant closes 30 Minutes before these times.)

We are here to help

Call us at

01484 536010

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with Santa

Join us for a one-of-a-kind Christmas experience. This year we are hosting the magical Breakfast with Santa event, where you can take the time to dine with Santa Claus and tell him all you want for Christmas. He might even be joined by one of his mischievous elves.

Christmas Shop

Make your Christmas a little extra special. From great gift ideas to fantastic Christmas decorations, trees and lights. Entertain in style with the perfect table setting and treat yourself to some delicious seasonal treats.

Christmas Dinners and Parties

Book your Christmas Dinner Now! Call the centre and book in for your 2022 Christmas dinner or party.

We start serving on Monday, 24th October 2022.

Meet the Team

Sarah Piggford

Centre Manager

Joanne Henderson

Restaurant Manager

Gardeners' Retreat

Sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious meal in beautiful surroundings. We serve breakfast, lunches, afternoon teas (pre-booking required), and daily specials. So call in and join us for a bite to eat or a leisurely coffee and cake. Special dietary requirements? Tell our friendly team, and we will be happy to help and advise - we always try to cater for all.
We look forward to welcoming you.


Gift Cards

The gift of choice. Whether it’s for Christmas, a birthday or just because.

Our gift cards are available in-store with beautiful new designs and online.


Houseplants are an incredible accessory to your home and have incredible well-being benefits that help improve our mental and physical health. Visit our stunning Houseplant department in-store to see the many different varieties we stock, from small succulents to large palms.

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Looking to join our team? View all our job opportunities here