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Woodlands Garden Centre Leicestershire (page 2)

Woodlands Garden Centre Leicestershire
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Aquarium and Pet Centre

The aquatics centre a was hosted by Maidenhead Aquatics

The range of tropical and coldwater fish for sale was truly astonishing especially given the size of this sales area. All the fish looked healthy and well-kept. 

There was also a comprehensive range of aquatic accessories including a full range of tanks at various prices and sizes. If you keep fish and live near Woodlands then it's well worth a trip. Even someone with little interest in fish will find the aquatics centre well worth viewing.

Woodlands stock no pets as far as we could see, however they had a moderate range of pet accessories.

Restaurant / Cafe Facilities

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The Courtyard Cafe at Woodlands has 240 seats and a full range of main meals, snacks and drinks. The main seating area is circular with areas off it for more seating. 

It was attractive, clean and airy. On our visit there were free shoulder massages available from a local business at the entrance!

The standard of food at the Courtyard Cafe was high. The food tasted home-cooked and the portions of the main meals were extremely generous. The prices were excellent for the food on offer. Click on either picture below to enlarge it.

Some of the food on offer
at the Courtyard Cafe
Special offer at Courtyard Cafe

The cafe caters for groups and this is made clear on the advertising boards. The service was excellent with almost no queues for food and tables readily available. We rate the cafe as one of the best for the choice and quality of hot main meals. The range of snacks and drinks was also of high quality. Our expert tea drinker rated their tea as the best!

Disabled Facilities
Wheel chairs are available on site with no charge and no deposit required. The aisles round the various areas allowed easy access most of the time, although a couple of areas were on the narrow side for manipulating a wheel chair round corners. We did not see any areas which could not be reached using a wheel chair.

The toilets were clean with no queues. 

Directions and Contact
The address is:
Woodlands Nurseries 
Ashby Road, Stapleton
Leicestershire LE9 8JE

A map can be found here.

Tel: 01455 291494
Email: available from their website below

Woodlands Nurseries is situated 3 miles North of Hinckley along the A447 Hinckley to Ibstock road. Visitors traveling from Coventry and Leicester should exit the M69 from Junction 1. Look out for our brown tourist signs.

We recommend Woodlands for all your gardening needs. The range of plants available is large and it's easy to find your way around. The prices are average for a large garden centre but look out for some very attractive special offers.

The aquatics centre is excellent and the Courtyard Cafe offers excellent meals and snacks at very competitive prices.

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