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. We grow over 500 varieties of conifers, some of which have been discovered by Johnathan Tate (co-founder) of the nursery, our conifers are exceptional and are all hand propagated and watered using water from our beautiful reservoir.
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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 Winter Opening Hours 2017
Monday – Saturday
9.00 – 16:30
Sunday 10:00- 16:30
Monthly Pop-up dining and private events/ hire, contact Helen at-
Start the day with a sunrise hatha yoga session taught by Gemma Newton-Smith followed by a wild swimming session. Then enjoy a delicious 2 course power brunch at Olive’s Café followed by a walk in the ancient woodland, second hatha yoga session with Kate Gregory & wild swimming, warm up in the wood fired hot tub and end the day with home made cake, tea/ coffee.£85.00
Enjoy a delicious 2 course power brunch at Olive’s Café followed by a walk in the ancient woodland, hatha yoga session, wild swimming and wood fired hot tub, home made cake, tea/ coffee to finish.£65.00
Join us for part 3 of our gardening workshop series here at Lime Cross Nursery. These workshops are designed to be fun and informal and accessible to all levels.£20.00
Join Tansy for a full day retreat at Lime Cross Nursery, including energising Pilates, wild swimming, delicious lunch at olives café, guided walk through ancient woodlands, sparkling wine in the wood fired hot tub to end the day.£110.00
Why not bring your children and grandchildren to take part in this year’s Peppa Pig themed Easter Egg Hunt. Hunt for the Easter eggs hidden around the nursery and complete the puzzle to win your prize! £2 per child (subject to availability, adult supervision required). Please be advised that Lime Cross Nursery and Olive’s Café…
Located 60 miles from Tokyo is Mount Fuji. The highest point in Japan, the mount is actually three separate volcanoes on top of one another with Fuji at the top. The last time Fuji erupted was over 300 years ago but it is still considered an active volcano. Mt. Fuji boasts a magnificent range of plant…
Join us for a delicious 3 course lunch at Olives Café located at Lime Cross Nursery, Herstmonceux. Dine in amongst the plants or even in the garden (weather permitting!), browse our eclectic gift shop and plant nursery and stroll around the beautiful display gardens. Enjoy a 3 course home cooked lunch made using locally sourced…
Part 2 of our ‘Workshop Series’… ‘Create a Mini Alpine Garden’.Discover this incredible plant group learning to identify Sedums, Ramondas, Silver-leaved Saxifrages and more. Get your hands dirty and get creative planting up your container. End the workshop with a tea/ coffee and cake at Olive’s Café along with your fellow workshop attendee and take part…