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 The Gardener's Garden Centre

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Please note we do not fall into the ULEZ expansion area from 29th August 2023

Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday – 9:00am to 5:00pm

Sunday – 9:00am to 4:30pm

Please note: Last order times for Arthurs – Breakfast is 11.15am, lunch is 3pm, cakes & drinks is 30 minutes prior to Centre closing time.


Home Grown

At Coolings Garden Centre we specialise in plants. Our team of qualified horticulturalists have a wealth of experience and grow over 65% of our plants on our production nursery which covers 4.5 acres of our site here in Knockholt, Kent.

Coolings Home Grown Plants

Widest Selection of Plants in the South-East

We have over 3 acres of display area to browse, full of the widest selection of plants in the South-East and plenty of inspiration for your outside space. In particular, we offer varied collections of Herbaceous Perennials, Shrubs, Bedding, Trees and Fruit Trees, Climbing Plants, Heathers, Roses, Acers, Alpines and more!

Coolings Gardening Inspiration Displays


Find Everything You Need for Your Garden

In our shop, you will find a large range of gardening tools, lawn care, seeds, birdcare, plant feed, houseplants, gardening accessories and much more. We also stock a variety of PTMD Collection home products, offering unique indoor pots, lighting, candles and other home accessories. In the outside shop area, we have a varied choice of stoneware, garden ornaments, pots and containers for your garden as well as the garden essentials such as compost and hanging baskets.

Houseplants, Plant Feed, Pest Control and Outdoor Pots at Coolings Garden Centre Kent


Arthurs Restaurant

Our restaurant, Arthurs, sits in the middle of our garden centre, backing onto a beautiful 1-acre garden. Arthurs serves a delicious selection of home made cakes, as well as breakfasts and light lunches of hot and cold food. Afternoon Tea is also available on selected days and during the festive period, we serve Christmas dinner to help you celebrate.

Arthurs restaurant at Coolings Garden Centre in Knockholt, Kent


Learn About Gardening at Coolings

Here at Coolings The Gardener’s Garden Centre, we also run a wide range of gardening-related courses suitable for all gardening knowledge levels in our Education Centre. All courses are taught by experienced tutors and we are the only RHS-approved garden centre in the South-East of England.

Our YouTube video library covers a whole host of topics including gardening how-tos with our team of horticultural experts and behind-the-scenes footage.

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Rushmore Hill, Knockholt, Kent, TN14 7NN
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