Category: News

Smudge’s Story – Part Two – “Tasty Treats and a Balanced Diet”

With a huge selection to choose from, what would a newly adopted rescue dog eat? In part two of Smudge’s Story we look at a couple of options available from Whilton Locks Garden Village. Continue reading “Smudge’s Story – Part Two – “Tasty Treats and a Balanced Diet””

Smudge’s Story – Part One

This is the story of a family that came to Bruno’s Pet Shop at Whilton Locks Garden Village that were just about to adopt a dog. They came with many questions and we were more than happy to answer them and help with everything that was required for the new dogs new home. Hopefully this account will help you too, with any queries you may have with a new dog; the family have kindly let us follow the story of this particular pooch from the build up to his first days in his new home. Continue reading “Smudge’s Story – Part One”

Hello Sunshine!

Finally the sun is out – the sky is blue – I not sure this year if we’ve seen you.
Hello Sunshine!
Make the most of the sun with a whole host of colourful deals now on at Whilton Locks Garden Village.

For the Garden
Senetti special offer
£5.99 each or 2 for only £8

Marguerite ball
£12.99 each or 2 for £20
Garden Centre DaventrySummer Flowering Tub and Basket plants NOW ONLY £1.99 each

Grab a bargain with our special offer on Hollyhocks and Lupins £2.99 each or 2 for £5 for a limited time only (Normally £3.99)

Easy baskets now in. Hanging basket planting made easy.
Jamie Oliver garden furnitureFantastic Furniture
With a fabulous range on display for you to view AND try, including the brand new Hartman WeatherReady range – there’s no better time to visit Whilton Locks Garden Village, whatever the weather – and we’ll deliver to you too*. Our garden furniture prices are internet checked, to ensure you get the very best deal. A large selection of our furniture is available to price compare online now via our website.

Enjoy Afternoon Tea al fresco – canalside, in our restaurant – or big breakfasts to start the day right.

Pamper your pets with a tasty treat or a new toy so you can get on with the gardening, lighting the barbeque or just lounging on your new furniture. Enjoy the sun. I think we all deserve some.

See you soon!

* Delivery is available anywhere, nationwide – but ask us for a quote to your house.

Website Issues

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Jamie Oliver WeatherReady Furniture – in stock NOW!

The Hartman Jamie Oliver range of garden furniture has now been updated by the addition of Weatherready seat pad and back cushions that are deep seated, hard wearing and easy to clean with their colour being chosen as a perfect accompaniment to the colour of the furniture’s frames, Bronze frames being matched with Biscuit coloured Weatherready cushions, and Riven frames being twinned Pewter coloured coloured Weatherready cushions. Come and see it at Whilton Locks Garden Village with our huge display and the best internet-checked prices in the country. Continue reading “Jamie Oliver WeatherReady Furniture – in stock NOW!”

Cuddle Sessions – Meet the Animals

Birthday Party Daventry
Why not come to Whilton Locks Garden Village and meet the animals with one of our fabulous Cuddle Sessions?
It’s super fun for all ages – do you fancy a scary spider or something more cuddly?
There’s a drink of squash for the children and a regular coffee or tea for the adults, included – and a great event.

Check the latest dates HERE
BOOKING, via our website, advised
You Can Book HERE

Here’s what you said:
“Lovely afternoon, such friendly staff and a great range of creatures to hold!” Jill Sedgley

“Lovely afternoon, very well organised! Thank you” Lynne Taylor

Cuddle Sessions Please Note: Every person attending the Cuddle Session must have their own ticket. Strictly no spectators allowed. If a customer has purchased a ticket just for their children and they will also be entering the Cuddle Session area, regardless whether they wish to participate or not, they must also buy a ticket.

cuddle session

Themed Events

From the Frozen world of Elsa and Olaf to the magic of Belle and the Beast, Whilton Locks Garden Village hosts a number of special themed events throughout the year.

Alice in Wonderland Afternoon Tea at whilton locks

With food and fun for all the family, Whilton Locks Garden Village, offer these events in addition to all the regular activities throughout the site and, from your feedback, they prove to be very popular indeed. From Pirates to Pixies, White-rabbit Wonderlands to Witches and, of course Christmas, we are committed to putting on great events – without costing you the earth, all year round. (Some events are paid for and some are completely free!)

Take a look at our Events Page for upcoming events – or if there is a special event you think we should host, we’d love to hear from you.

Pirates at Whilton Locks

Check the latest events HERE
Please Note: Children must be accompanied by a paying adult.
BOOKING, via our website, advised.
You can book HERE

Recent Events:
Be Our Guest – Afternoon Tea and Sing-a-long with Belle.
The Whilton Wonderland Afternoon Tea with Alice
Cuddle Day – Meet the Animals
Pirate Day
Meet Elsa and Olaf from Frozen
Hallowe’en Spook-tacular
Christmas Free Festive Fun Weekend
Easter Egg Hunt
and so many more

beauty and the beast

Easter Eggs-travaganza Easter Egg Hunt

easter egg hunt 2018Announcing Whilton Locks Garden Village Annual Easter Egg Hunt

From Saturday 31st March – Tuesday 17th April*, we will be hosting our annual Easter egg hunt here at Whilton Locks Garden Village.

The children can use our Easter clues to gather all the eggs!

It costs £1.99 per child.
There’s no need to book

If you get them all right you will WIN A PRIZE!
Prizes this year are Branded Chocolate Easter Eggs.
Aero Bubbles, Rolo, Kit-Kat and Smarties (yum yum!)

(*Excludes Easter Sunday – we are CLOSED.)