Plant Centre, Garden & Cafe
Open Daily 10am - 5pm (dusk if earlier)
Closed Easter Sunday and Christmas Bank Holidays
Garden open 1st March - 30th September
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Plant Centre, Garden & Cafe
East Bergholt Place, Suffolk

Welcome to The Place for Plants

The Place for Plants is a family run specialist plant centre and garden. Based at East Bergholt which is set in the beautiful Stour valley on the Suffolk-Essex border.

The Plant Centre is open throughout the year and the garden and arboretum are open from March to September (and may be extended dependent on weather)


Easter Opening Hours

We will be open normal hours (10am – 5pm) Good Friday, Saturday 31st and Monday 2nd. We are closed Easter Sunday. Don’t forget our Easter Egg and Bunny Hunt on Good Friday – more details here


What people say about us

"Visited yesterday found it so peaceful, came with a friend today. Wonderful hospitality, shop and lovely cakes, service with a smile. Thank you; a real blessing."
Customer, June 2017
"First visit to the gardens, beautiful and tranquil will be returning. Great tea and cake - always important after a walk!"
J & K H, June 2017
"A very beautiful tranquil garden, good tree specimens and peaceful."
PC, B and BC, June 2017
"A Wonderful garden well worth paying!! Staff were very helpful. Glad we came."
HF Gislingham, April 2017
"“The most excellent plant centre” We drove 70 miles to visit this excellent centre. Prior to leaving we phoned with a query and they emailed a photo of the Jasmine plants we needed. Fantastic service. The selection is good and this family run business is well worth a visit. And great espresso! "
Customer, April 2017
"Just wanted to thank you for the speedy delivery of 5 plants /shrubs to our address in Scotland. I didn’t expect it to be so easy. Thanks so much"
Customer, March 2017