Shiptonthorpe Garden Centre

Langlands Shiptonthorpe Garden Centre - Shiptonthorpe, York

Langlands Shiptonthorpe, York

The Langlands Shiptonthorpe Garden Centre is located on the A1079 between the historic towns of York and Beverley, nestled amidst the breathtaking rural countryside of the Yorkshire Wolds. It is the foremost garden centre of the Langlands group, having won multiple prestigious industry distinctions awarded by the Garden Centre Association, most notably Garden Centre of the Year in the North East Area Category. Find out more about our wide range of achievements from this news article highlighting our successes in the GCA Awards 2016.

Originally established by Walter Ducker in 1964, Langlands is still owned and managed by his sons, Robert and John, and their family. If you would like to know a little more about the distinguished history of Langlands, you can read all about our heritage.

Opening Times*

We are open 9am ’til 6pm from Monday to Saturday, and also have a late opening night every Thursday until 8pm. On Sundays, we open from 10:30am to 4:30pm.

  • Mon to Sat: 9am – 6pm
  • Sun: 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Open late nights on Thursdays till 8pm

At Shiptonthorpe, we are proud to offer our customers an extensive variety of services and departments. Our award-winning Coffee Shop and Café Bar serve up the very best delicious, wholesome, locally produced food and drink every day, most of which is freshly home-cooked on site. We source the vast majority of our ingredients from trusted local traders, and much of this produce is amongst the extensive range of items also available from our dedicated Farm Shop.

Serving Times – Café Bar

  • Mon to Sat: 9:30am – 5pm
  • Sun: 10:30 – 4:30pm

Serving Times – Coffee Shop

  • Mon to Sat: 9am -5:30pm, late opening until 7:30pm on Thursdays.
  • Sun: 10:30am – 4:30pm

Please note that hot food is available to order up until 30 minutes before closing time in either the Cafe Bar or the Coffee Shop.

Our Location:

Langlands Shiptonthorpe Contact Details:

  • Address:
    York Road (A1079)

    York, YO43 3PN

  • Phone: 01430 873 426
  • Email:

You can also get in touch with Langlands Shiptonthorpe via our contact page.

Langlands Plan & Plant Garden Design ServiceLanglands Shiptonthorpe also hosts our exclusive Plan and Plant Garden Design service; our resident landscaping and garden design expert Niki Miller is available to help you to make your ideas a reality and to offer you advice and guidance on developing your outdoor spaces.

Our well-appointed Gift Shop provides you the opportunity to search for a perfect present for your loved ones; among the selection of top brands we have on offer, you can also find many locally-themed items reflecting the character and charm of Yorkshire.

Langlands Shiptonthorpe also hosts concessions of the world famous Edinburgh Woollen Mill, one of the UK’s largest high street chains with a wonderful selection of outdoor clothing, and Bose, one of the market leaders in home entertainment technology.

At Langlands, we operate under a stringent Environmental Policy, continuously taking steps to do our bit for the environment by making an active effort with in-store recycling, limiting wastage, and using sustainable materials in our packaging where possible as part of our commitment to minimise our carbon footprint. We also operate a no-smoking policy throughout the garden centre, which also currently applies to e-cigarettes.

Our greatest asset, however, is our enthusiastic, knowledgeable garden centre staff, who are always on hand to assist you with your purchases and to answer any questions you may have about our products and services. It is thanks to the diligence and professionalism of our whole team that we have achieved such high accolades from our customers and from the Garden Centre Association.

Take a look at our news article about the 2016 GCA Awards to learn more about our extensive range of achievements.

Langlands Shiptonthorpe - GCA Award Winners

In and around the store, we also provide:

  • Free parking for 250 cars, with dedicated parking for Child and Parent and Disabled spaces.
  • Local delivery service.
  • Carry-to-car service.
  • Complimentary wheelchair hire, and wheelchair access throughout the site.
  • A variety of events and functions catered by our friendly staff, such as Santa’s Landing each Christmas. Please check our Events page for more information.
  • Baby changing facilities.
  • We are happy to accommodate breast-feeding mums, just ask a member of staff!
  • Cash Machine on site, with no charge for use.

Events at Langlands Shiptonthorpe

Langlands Tomato Festival 2017 @ Langlands Shiptonthorpe, Loxley, and Whinmoor
May 20 @ 9:00 am – May 21 @ 4:00 pm

Once again, Langlands Garden Centres will be holding our yearly Tomato Festival on the 20th and 21st of May; an entire weekend dedicated to one of Britain’s favourite fruits!

Customers can choose from 20 unique varieties that will be on sale at our Tomato Festival. They are grown and nurtured from seed to plant in our very own nursery. In addition, our friendly plant experts will be on-hand, offering their advice on all manner of tomato-related subjects.

In addition to the many types of tomatoes on offer, customers can also pick up all the accessories, feed and tools you could ever need to maximise the yield and quality of your very own home-grown crops.

Join us and Enjoy our Tomato Festival Treats

As an extra bit of fun, children can also take part in a special competition quiz! By hunting down tomato-related clues throughout the Garden Centre, winners can collect a free tomato plant to take home as their prize!

Our Catering Team are also preparing a special tomato-themed menu, available all weekend alongside our regular mouth-watering Langlands Fayre.

This event will be held at all three of our award-winning Garden Centres in Shiptonthorpe, Loxley, and Whinmoor. Come down and join us!

For more information, just ask at the Information Desk at your local Langlands Garden Centre. You can also email us on Alternatively, give us a call:

  • Shiptonthorpe – 01430 873426
  • Loxley – 0114 285 1487
  • Whinmoor – 0113 2731949

This list is by no means exhaustive! If you have any other requirements or questions about our services, just ask in store, give us a call on 01430 873426, or drop us an email using our Contact Page, and we will always do our best to provide every amenity possible to our customers.