Welcome to Whilton Locks Garden Village Events

Here at Whilton Locks Garden Village, we have a fabulous reputation for hosting family, fun filled events. A reputation of high quality events at affordable prices, with events for you, your friends and family and even your dog! A reputation earned from the fabulous feedback by you, our visitors – we are really proud of these achievements and look to ensure our events are the best possible fun at the best possible value.

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We host a number of seasonal events too – from our Winter Wonderland and Real Ice, Ice Rink for the Christmas season to events all year round; for Easter, Hallowe’en, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Let’s Have An Event Because They Are Great Fun Day!

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We host a number of themed events too – from meets and greets of Space Rangers and Ice Princesses, to both educational and enjoyable Cuddle Sessions with our Meet the Animalswhat would you choose? Something soft and furry or scaly and slimey? We have hosted a number of events for fans of Harry Potter, Dinosaurs, Pirates, themed Afternoon Teas and brilliant Birthday Parties.

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First of all you do not need a Paypal account to pay with Paypal. You can use any Credit/Debit Card to pay. We use Paypal, as our default payment portal, as we believe it’s the most secure available worldwide.

“We love this business – they go the extra mile for you EVERY time, not just the first visit. Very well run with a caring culture – superb customer care – WELL DONE.” Beverley Bates, Facebook

“The best Santa’s grotto ever, and I have been to loads. Well organised, very friendly and helpful. My grandchildren enjoyed it last Sunday. They didn’t stop talking about it. Everyone should go.” Enid Morris, Facebook

“Took our girls to see Santa in his grotto today and it was a great experience. The grotto was magically decorated, Santa a lovely sweet man who was great to the children and parents and Santa’s helpers outside were very sweet girls who completed the experience. Great present as well for the money. Well done Whilton Locks.” Michaella Sutton, Facebook

“Just wanted to say thank you for a fab visit to the Grotto on Saturday, our 5 year old had a great time. Mrs Claus, Santa and the elves were so friendly and welcoming and the three stage process, ie woodland and Santa’s lounge before seeing Santa himself, was a great idea!” Thanks again and Merry Christmas!” Beverley Heeley, Facebook

“Really enjoyed our Afternoon Tea and so did our guests one of whom was celebrating her 88th birthday. There was a good choice of cakes and sandwiches.” Terence W, Groupon

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“Just been to the Valentine’s day cuddle day and afternoon tea. What a fantastic afternoon and a great range of animal interactions. My son who is 5 absolutely loved it and held every animal and his sister who’s almost 2 joined in with quite a lot too. Also the tea beforehand was delicious. Definitely look into this for my sons 6th birthday in September.” Emily Wright, Facebook

“I’ve been before for shopping , today I came with my boys to meet santa in his grotto and I was really impressed ! The grotto is beautiful !!!!! I love the sleigh area making more photo opportunities and happy children . “Santa” didn’t rush us and made it very special ! I loved the snowman bouncy castle and the ice rink what a lovely way to spend a family day out on a normally stressful run up to Christmas !” Allanah Swain, Facebook

“Highly recommend, it was brilliant!” Laura Roberts, Facebook

“I NEVER leave reviews, I always forget to, but I couldn’t ignore today. We arrived with three kids today, and I can honestly say we had just the best day. The ice rink was fantastic – we have used it before but their COVID safe approach meant it was incredibly spacious for all. The Santa’s grotto was the best one we have seen in years (and with three kids we have seen a fair few!) but honestly, without doubt, the thing that really stood out today was the staff. Dan in the cafe couldn’t do enough to help a crazy family of feral kids (sorry!!) and literally every member of staff we came across from the rink, to the grotto to the shop was just so helpful and genuinely friendly. We will be coming back soon, we’ve always loved the place – but hats off to you for coming back so strong from a rough 2020 so far – we cannot recommend you enough!! Thank you xxNatasha Whiles, Facebook

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Cottage Garden Perennials..

Lots of choice in our 3 for £20 offer on these wildlife friendly plants.
Add instant colour with these beautiful ready to plant perennials.

We are open 7 days a week, Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm, Sundays 10:30am-4:30pm.
Or visit our online shop www.wlgv.co.uk for home delivery.

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⚠️ WARNING: Cute Customer(s)Alert ⚠️

These little cuties are Pablo and Zeus!

Pablo is a 10 month old Staffy cross Pitbull and Zeus is a 14 week old Cane Corso.

These two gorgeous pups came in with their humans recently, and both Pablo and Zeus were two of the most well behaved dogs we have had visit us! Such good boys ❤️

Did you know… We are more than happy for you to bring your dogs & puppies in to help them get used to the outside world. They are welcome across the site and can even go on into the potting shed or terrace area of our restaurant - where they can pick from the Pooch menu and grab a bed to sit on!

WARNING: You will have to bear with us; all dogs or puppies may be spoilt with cuddles by all members of our team 😉😍🐶

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So much colour in our plant area at the moment, perfect to go straight into your garden!

We are open 7 days a week, Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm, Sundays 10:30am-4:30pm.

Or visit our online store for home delivery www.wlgv.co.uk

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The bees are busy in our plant area today!

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It’s lovely to see so many happy faces - and it’s so good to read so many lovely reviews. Thank you to everyone that has visited lately and especially to those that were so kind to leave a review. Here are a selection of the very latest…

“Lovely place and staff. Even though they were closing they took the time with my grandson to help him choose 2 stick insects.”
Paula Jenkin-Smith

“Excellent stock. Garden stock beautiful and stunning.”
Jo Fawdon

“Great cafe at this place and we had a fantastic cream tea. Well priced, well stocked and well served with great presentation and quantity. We always enjoy eating here as the quality is always superb. I have met clients here too who have since been back.”
John Tippett

“Lovely to have a look around, see the animals, then get a coffee in the cafe.”
Karen Eccles

“Love it here. You can take your dog, they even have a dog menu! Our dog had sausages. Good fresh food, satisfied the grandsons! Got some plants from there and they have taken well! Some live animals too!”
Linda McLean

“Great place for lunch. Friendly staff. Eat then wander around the garden centre.”
Lucia Girardi

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