Established in 1946, Lime Cross Nursery is a family-run business specialising in the production of premier conifers, trees and shrubs and purveyors of other plant groups. Our shop is an emporium of inspiring and beautiful hand-selected products.
Our bustling café/bistro is quickly becoming known around the county for providing wholesome and delicious, home-made, home-grown vibrant food. Come along to a pop-up dining event and enrol onto one of our cooking classes or wine tastings.
Come and explore the 28 acres of beautiful woodland, lakes and our world-acclaimed pinetum. Our eclectic calendar of events will allow you to learn, create and be inspired.
We serve delicious breakfasts, outstanding coffee, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, cream teas and home-made cakes.
Olive’s Café, Spring Opening Hours
Monday – Friday
9.00 – 17:00 (kitchen closes at 15:00, tea, coffee & cakes available afterwards).
Saturday 9:00- 17:00 (kitchen closes at 3:30)
10.00am – 17:00 (kitchen closes at 3:30)
Monthly Pop-up dining and private events/ hire, contact Dan at
Take part in an hour long dynamic hatha yoga class, followed by an invigorating wild swim.£20.00
Relax by the Lake with the Sunday paper and feel liberated and invigorated by plunging into the crystal-clear waters of our spring fed lake.£5.00
Pilates day retreat with Tansy Blaik-Kelly of Turning Tides Pilates.£110.00
Arrive at Lime Cross Nursery for 9 am, where Mel will meet you in the shop and take you through to Olive’s Café, for a welcome tea/ coffee/ juice. Mel will then run through the plan for the day and take you through the general housekeeping. Then down to the lake to start the day….£110.00
At Olive’s Cafe, we care. We care about our staff, and what kind of day they have had working with us, and if they leave happy at the end of their shift. We care about the food we produce, where it comes from and how it is served. We care about what flavours the coffee…
Welcome to our second Magical fair at Lime Cross Nursery!! We are hosting out Magical Spring Fair on Saturday 8th to Sunday 9th April, both days we are open from 11am-6pm. Catering for the whole family, from a fantastic Spring farm & bouncy castle for the children to a pizza & beer shack for the…
Welcome to another celebration of the world’s cuisines at Olive’s Cafe with our Argentine, Malbec Day Dinner! Friday 14th April, 2017 at 7pm – 9pm We are hosting an evening that celebrates the grape variety, Malbec! We will be joining in with the rest of the world, as on the day (and the week before…
One of the first signs of spring is watching the magnolias gradually unfurl to display their flamboyant blooms. The furry buds start to break open with just a tiny show of colour, until the warmer weather causes an explosion of flower colour in white, purple, pink or yellow! Magnolias are one of the earliest flowering…