Sustainable Environment
Sustainable Environment
We support alternatives to single use plastics
Consumption & Conservation
Consumption & Conservation
We harvest rainwater from our on-site reservoirs
Reduced Carbon Footprint
Reduced Carbon Footprint
With 80% of bedding plants grown onsite
Composting & Recycling
Composting & Recycling
We recycle over 90% of our on-site waste

Coolings Lifestyle

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Opening Hours
Monday to Saturday – 9am to 5:00pm. Sunday – 10:00am to 4:30pm (tills open at 10:30am).

Coolings Lifestyle (formally known as Coolings Green & Pleasant) is now open. We have finished carrying out exciting improvements to enhance your shopping experience.

Coolings Lifestyle (formally known as Coolings Green & Pleasant) became our second Coolings site back in 2004. The centre is located at Main Road, Knockholt, only only 1.4 miles from Coolings The Gardener’s Garden Centre. It had previously been a Whitelegg’s Nursery specialising in specimen trees until 1991, before becoming a Wyevale, wredeveloped and then re-opened the site as Coolings Green & Pleasant in 2009. Closed at the beginning of 2021 to undergo improvement works to enhance the overall shopping experience and offering. With a new look and overall rebrand, reopening as Coolings Lifestyle in February 2021.

The shop stocks a huge range of garden furniture, barbecues, homeware, accessories and kitchenware and a selection of gifts and environmentally friendly products, as well as a popular COOK counter so you can pick up quick and easy healthy meals to heat at home, allowing more time spent enjoying your garden!

We have a great selection of pots, ornaments, stoneware, wall art, garden mirrors, bird baths and tables, as well as fabulous garden furniture and barbecues, you will find everything you need to make a fabulous outdoor living space, whatever your garden style.

For plant lovers, whether you are a seasoned plant enthusiast or just starting in the garden, our knowledgeable team are always available to help select the perfect plants. We create seasonal plant displays for indoor and outdoor living inspiration. Our plants are Coolings home-grown and supplied by sister site Coolings The Gardeners Garden Centre.

At this site you will also find:

Willows Birds of Prey Centre & Wildlife Trail is a well established visitor centre, in the heart of the Kent Countryside. Our magnificent naturalistic setting offers a bird of prey experience like no other. Where you can come nose-to-nose with birds of prey and native wildlife. Daily flying demonstrations, keeper talks and other activities to keep you entertained and informed! Allow half a day for your visit, as there is so much to see and do! The Wildlife Trail is open but are only accepting pre-bookings via their website, to book click here.

Phoebes Landscapes We will individually design your garden, large or small, to be beautiful, functional and relaxing. Work is carried out to a high standard by Phoebes Own Landscaping teams, using only quality materials and plants. Specialist services include: Garden design and planning, Complete garden make-overs, Quality lawns from cultivated turf, Patios & Drives, Planting of shrubs, herbaceous borders and rockeries, Water gardens & Water features, Brick walls, Fencing and Trellis, Pergolas, Decking and Sun Terraces.

Hot Spring World of Sevenoaks the largest Hot Tub and Swim Spa Showroom in Kent, with 14 hot tubs and 4 Endless Pools (swim spas) on display, 3 private moods rooms for wet testing, a range of 30 different Hot Tub models to choose from to suit every budget.

London Stone has a comprehensive range of high quality sawn paving and bespoke stone, including sandstone, limestone, travertine, granite, basalt, Yorkstone & Portland Stone. Products for garden designers, property developers and homeowners as well as a bespoke stone service, to cut and finish steps, coping stones, pier caps and pool surrounds. All stone is sourced ethically from established and stable supply chains.

Crane Garden Buildings are a family run business who have been making high-quality timber garden buildings in their Norfolk based factory for over 40 years. From practical sheds, workshops, timber garages and greenhouses, to summerhouses for relaxation, offices and studios to work in and luxurious garden rooms for stylish outdoor living, Crane have a wide range of timber buildings that cater for many different purposes.

Blueberry Café is family friendly and offers breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea.

Customers comments include – ‘This place is a hidden gem! The staff are so friendly and there is plenty of wildlife to view. The staff encourage you to get close up to meet the birds and animals! The place is excellent value for money and well worth a visit! The meerkat experience was excellent! George is a credit to your team! I cannot recommend this place enough!’

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