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Longacres Garden Centre, Bagshot

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Longacres Garden Centre, Bagshot

Entrance to Longacres Garden Centre, Bagshot
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Longacres Garden Centre in Bagshot started life off as a small nurseries. Now they are one of the largest independent garden centres in the South East. We took a look at what they have to offer and give our independent opinion.

This is a totally independent GardenAction opinion of the Longacres Garden Centre in Surrey.


Outdoor plants area The outdoor plants area has a relatively small area under cover and most is open to the elements. The layout is an uninteresting set of straight but wide paths.

The area is made more pleasant by a backdrop of mature trees indicating the time this garden centre has existed.

It's easy to find your way to specific plants or specific plant areas. Not only are the overhead signs large and clear (see left) but there is an overall plan of the entire are (see right). Many of the large garden centres should imitate this.

Topiary at Longacres Garden Centre The range of plants is very good, this is a large garden centre. As well as the standard varieties, Longacres Garden specialise in several areas. Areas they excel in include topiary, fruit and ornamental trees, conifers, plants for shade and several others.

In the middle of the plants centre is an unmanned (at the time of our visit) advice centre with good reference books and leaflets. The staff are very helpful and knowledgeable, they answered our gardening questions with no problems.


The prices at Longacres garden centre are some of the lowest we have seen. This is definitely a garden centre giving excellent value for money. Some of the multiple buys are exceptional.

Rose, 3 litre pot �4.99 upwards

Common shrub (e.g. potentilla) �5.99

Clematis named variety �6.99 upwards

Economy spade �9.99 (Yeoman)

Stainless steel fork �19.99 (Yeoman)

Runner Bean seeds �2.79 (Unwins)

Multi-purpose compost 60l �4.00 or 3 for �10

Fish, blood and bone 3.5kg �4.99 or two for �8.00

Tomorite 1 litre �2.99 2 litres at 3.99

Miracle Gro 1 kg �3.99 or two for �5.00

NOTE: Price comparisons are based on the prices we find at the time of our visit. We compare to them average prices in the same year as the date of the review.