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 Helen at-
Treat someone special to well being in the wild vouchers are Lime Cross Nursery. These can be redeemed against any class/ wine tasting/ retreat day/ event advertised on the WWW website. Yoga, Tai Chi, wild swimming, Pilates etc. visit: www.wellbeinginthewild.com to view events and classes.£5.00 – £100.00
Jack, Calum & Robbie Hudson are three brothers born in an English pie-eating county called Yorkshire. As kids these boys loved nothing more than exploring the outdoors together, whether they were kayaking with seals and porpoises in Scottish lochs or paddling with Snappy, their big inflatable crocodile, off the beaches of Devon. “We want to…£15.00
6 classes £42.00. Every Wed 10-10:45 , from 26th July- August 30th. Please e mail for drop in classes. Through interactive stories and games children (aged 3-5 years old) learn the yoga poses and develop their creativity and self expression as they embark on a journey through nature becoming a tall tree or a happy…£42.00
Tai Chi & Wild Swimming£20.00
Stroll around the Herstmonceux Parish Trail for the National Garden Scheme on Sunday 2nd July from 12 – 5 pm! Start the trail from Cowbeech House in the centre of Cowbeech village (opposite the Merrie Harriers Pub) or at any of the other gardens taking part for the combined admission of just £5 (children free). Five…
Mark Wells has worked at Lime Cross Nursery for 40 years this month! Mark joined Lime Cross as a young lad straight from school with little knowledge of where he’d be today as our main nurseryman. At that time, Mark would catch the bus to the nursery or cycle from Hailsham before upgrading to a…
Hardy fuchsias originate from Tierra del Fuego which is divided between Chile and Angentina and where conditions are sub-polar, with short cool summers and long, wet, moderately mild winters. The hardy fuchsia is often overlooked by gardeners but these fabulous flowers can be enjoyed in the garden from July to October and will withstand our…
We are so sorry, but this event is cancelled, Julia and Lime Cross will be organising another event in the autumn, sorry for any disappointment caused. Julia is a qualified Medical Herbalist with over 17 years’ experience, graduating with an honours degree from the College of Phytotherapy in 1999. A Member of the College of…