Avon Mill combines an award-winning garden centre, deli and cafe in the heart of the South Devon countryside. Recently voted by the Independent as one of the 50 best garden centres in the country, Avon Mill offers an array of plants, garden tools, composts and other gardening equipment, as well as a growing range of lifestyle products including barbeques, chimineas, garden furniture, kitchen and tableware, gifts and pampering goodies. Local produce and delicious delicatessen products can be found in the Deli and after all that shopping you can relax in the cafe for a light lunch or afternoon coffee and cake.
The Garden Centre
A fabulous selection of ornamental and fruit trees, shrubs, herbaceous and bedding plants, bulbs, seeds, aquatic plants and just about everything you need to make your garden grow and look beautiful. Many plants are grown locally and elsewhere in the South West, and are fully acclimatised to local conditions They also offer a wide range of planters, composts, fertilisers, garden tools, water features, gravels, barks and other landscaping materials.
For those living by the coast or planning a seaside garden, a visit to the coastal plant collection is a must for tender plants and those that thrive near the sea. Or if you are looking for something suitable for that sunny spot in your conservatory, or your house, try our houseplant section.
They can even plant up your hanging baskets and containers, or you can choose from their pre-planted selection. Whether you are a passionate gardener or a complete novice the friendly and knowledgeable staff are always happy to advise and guide you.
Finally, stop off in the shop for a selection of cards or gifts for the home and garden lover. Free gift wrapping and help with heavy loads to the car. Delivery available for large or heavy items.
The Deli, housed in a beautiful restored stone barn, offers a feast for foodies with delicious gourmet delicatessen foods as well as seasonal, fresh produce, all stylishly presented and of the best quality. The Avon Mill kitchen creates delicious cakes, traybakes, meringues, pestos, hummous and pates, all of which you can buy ready to take home from the Deli.
Avon Mill Deli offers a bespoke gift service for all occasions - you simply choose what you would like in your hamper, and it is then packed in a beautiful basket and decorated in a simple but stylish way. Contact the Deli for more information on this service.
Delicious breakfasts, brunches, morning coffee, lunches, homemade cakes and delicious Devon cream teas are served in the warm and comfortable, licensed café.
All carefully prepared here in the kitchen at Avon Mill by the team of cooks, from fresh, seasonal ingredients, locally sourced wherever possible. The perfect spot to meet a friend for a latte, hot chocolate, open sandwich or healthy salad. And if the weather’s fine, you can eat al fresco and enjoy the lovely courtyard setting. The cafe is child and baby friendly, and the menu has something for all the family. You can also bring your four legged best friend, as we are dog friendly too. The cafe is also open monthly for Friday night suppers and is sometimes accompanied by live, mellow music to add to the magical ambience of Avon Mill at twilight, by candelight!