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

KJIHC Fundraiser at Langlands @ Langlands Shiptonthorpe
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Langlands invites you to take part in a fantastic charity fundraiser on behalf of the famous Kingston Junior Ice Hockey Club – The Sharks!


We will be holding the event in our canopy at Langlands Shiptonthorpe on Sunday 13th of August, from 10am til 4pm.

Visit Langlands and Support the Kingston Junior Ice Hockey Club

There’s lots of fun to be had, including raffles, games, music and a whole load more! Entry is completely free! Kids will also have the opportunity to learn more about the Sharks, and even to join up if they are interested in taking part!

The Kingston Junior Ice Hockey Club is a part of the English Ice Hockey Association; they encourage mixed teams of boys and girls to participate in a thrilling and engaging pastime suitable for all ages and experience levels. You don’t have to be “Sporty” to give it a go, just enthusiastic to try something new!

Teams are split into age groups of Under 9s, Under 11s, Under 13s, 15s ,18s, and 20s, so there’s a place for everyone to participate with the Sharks and KJIHC.

For more information, please contact Chris Pickard on 07988753328, or email him on

You can also get in touch through our Information Desk at Langlands Shiptonthorpe on 01430 873426, or email us on

Weighton Wolds Rotary Classic Car Show 2017 @ Langlands Shiptonthorpe
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm

On Sunday 27th and Monday 28th August, the Weighton Wolds Rotary Club will be holding their 4th Annual Classic Car Show at Langlands Shiptonthorpe.

Weighton Wolds Rotary Classic Car Show

A whole host of avid enthusiasts will be coming to display up to 100 classic cars of every make and model. Entertainment will also be provided on Sunday by the Buckrose Concert Band. Activities include a raffle and a tombola. Refreshments will be provided by our brilliant Langlands Catering Team.

Entrance to see these wonderful cars will be by donation. All proceeds will be donated by the Weighton Wolds Rotary Club to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Service. The show is open from 10am ‘til 4pm each day.

Interested in Taking Part? Enter Your Classic Car Today!

Entering a classic car is free for the Driver and Navigator. A voucher for free tea or coffee will also be provided. Drivers taking part on the Sunday also get entered into fantastic prize draw absolutely free

If you would like to enter a classic car for display, or you would like more details, contact John Ducker at Langlands Shiptonthorpe on 07860 638119 . Also, you can email him on

Pick up an application form today at the Shiptonthorpe Info Desk. Just return it to us at Langlands Shiptonthorpe for the attention of John.

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.