There's so much to see and do

So much so we couldn't possibly explain it all through our website.

Here's just a sample:

Top 10 Attractions

  • Over 100,000 square feet of covered areas
  • Patio Restaurant serving hot and cold food all day
  • Spectacular range of all types of shrubs and plants
  • Large water gardening section
  • Craft Centre with weekly demonstrations
  • Friendly helpful advice always available
  • Shops within shops for a wide variety of goods and gifts
  • Huge selection of speciality Scottish food produce
  • Children's rides
  • Scenic beach and picnic area just across the road. All areas accessible to wheelchairs

Award winning garden centre

Cardwell Garden Centre is Scotland's biggest and best known family operated garden centre and is much more than just a garden centre!

Designed like a miniature park and overlooking the scenic views of the Firth of Clyde, Cardwell Garden Centre is one of Inverclyde's most popular tourist attractions, drawing over 750,000 visitors a year. With more than 100,000sq ft of covered display areas and walkways, including our stunnin...

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Relax in our 300 seater restaurant

Our restaurant offers a full range from tea or coffee and a home-made scone to a full 3 course meal.

All meals and baking are freshly made on the premises. Customers come from far and wide for our special Steak Pie, award winning home baking and quality food. Full breakfast and hot meals start at 9am through until last orders at 4.15pm (4:45 at weekends) with last orders for hot drinks at 4:45pm...

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Craft Centre

Our award winning Craft Centre is the biggest craft and hobby centre for miles around and is extremely popular with our customers. With thousands of products available our trained staff are happy to offer unbiased advice to help you get exactly what you need for your project. From Art Ma...

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Regular craft and hobby demonstrations

Our craft experts are holding classes and demonstrations every week.

The Craft and Hobby centre at Cardwell Garden Centre now holds classes and demonstrations several times a week. Our suppliers Do Crafts will also be here every month for fantastic demonstrations of their great products. Click below for details of upcoming classes.

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Giftware Section

The gift section at Cardwell compromises thousands of beautiful gift ideas for that someone special in your life. Or, treat yourself! Our ranges are built around you, so you can be assured that your favourite brands are present, but also some more unusual products from smaller suppliers that you ...

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Barbara Ann is a ladies clothes boutique and is operated as a concession in the garden centre by the Hill family. With many top range brands at everyday prices, it is very popular with many of our customers. Our own clothes and shoe area within our Giftware department has something for everyo...

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Exhibition Area

Our indoor exhibition area is designed to provide inspiration for your own garden. Incorporating many of the garden furniture, BBQs, paving and much more, this area attracts thousands of visitors each year. 

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Peacocks stands for quality and value for the whole family. The business is dedicated to bringing customers exceptional value for money on the high street. The range gives customers the best of basics, starting at just £3, to the latest fashions for women, men and kids. Peacocks was founded 1...

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Edinburgh Woollen Mill

Edinburgh Woollen Mills vision is to offer our customer quality products and brands, at an affordable price, in an environment and via staff offering knowledgeable personal service. They offer a wide selection of exclusive brands in their stores including; Isle James Pringle PG Field Hec...

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