Plan Your Visit

Garden Centre Opening Times

Mon – Sat: 9.30am – 5pm

Sun: 10am – 4pm

Opening times may vary on Bank Holidays and other festive times of the year. 

The Garden Room (Coffee Shop) Opening Times

Mon – Sat: 9am-4pm (Breakfast served until 11.30)

Sun: 9.30am-3.30pm (Breakfast served until 11.45)

Opening times may vary on Bank Holidays and other festive times of the year. 

Finding Us


Using a Sat Nav? The postcode is SS5 5LE.

Coming from Rochford: Drive through Ashingdon, down Ashingdon Hill, past the school on the right. Take a right turn down Lower Road, situated about 30 seconds on from the school. Once you’re on Lower Road, drive around the next two 90 degree bends (takes about 2 minutes) and you’ll see our big green “Riverside” signs on the right.

Coming from Hullbridge: Drive straight through Hullbridge,  with the Coop on your left, and you’ll eventually join Lower Road. We’re easy to spot but just to warn you that “Lower Road” is very long!! You’ll drive through lots of fields, past “the Dome”, keep going and you’ll eventually spot our big green “Riverside” signs on the left.


Disabled Parking 

We have several disabled parking bays right by the entrance of the nursery.

We have disabled toilets, all main areas are totally flat and entrances and exits either have wide sliding or automatic doors. 

Delivery Service 🚚

We offer a local delivery service. Small charges apply. Just give us a call for more info. 


Dogs are Welcome 🐾

Well-behaved dogs on a lead are very welcome at Riverside. They’re also welcome in the coffee shop – we have a designated area where dogs are allowed.

Payments 💷

We accept most major credit cards in the centre, including American Express.

We also accept the H.T.A. National Garden Gift Vouchers and our own Gift Vouchers as payment. 

Need More Info? Contact Us…


Garden Centre: 01702 201100

Coffee Shop: 01702 205659