There is always something interesting happening at Brackenwood

Snowdrop Walks *Finished for the 2020 Season

Join us on one of our annual guided snowdrop walks through our private woodland area.  As well as snowdrops we should see wild Cyclamen and Oxslips.
Our walk will also provide you with a ‘behind-the-scenes’ tour of our largest growing tunnel as we prepare for spring.  The walks will take approximately 1 hour and are along bark-covered paths.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL in person at our till or by phone 01275 375292.

Make a natural wreath workshops

Learn to decorate a natural wreath in one of our friendly and informative workshops and take the finished article home.
All materials provided plus a hot drink and cake!

These courses run in the lead up to Xmas. Bookings can be made nearer the time.

Botanical Painters at Brackenwood

A painting society for those enthusiastic about plants and their pollinators.
Located in the Bristol and North Somerset area. Check our website for details.

Art Classes

Botanical Watercolour Courses at Brackenwood with Jackie Isard BA(Hons) SBA Fellow CBM ASBA

Jackie Isard began running workshops in watercolour painting for botanical at Brackenwood in 2017 and started teaching online courses in 2018 as she loves to teach! She is a master of her art having become a fellow member of the Society of Botanical Artists and won a Certificate of Botanical Merit award amongst other accolades. She is at present preparing her first entry to the Royal Horticultural Society exhibition in London.

Learn in friendly small groups and get all the attention you need. Watercolour experience is required. Some courses do welcome beginners though. “I like to think I inspire, encourage and give confidence to my students!”. Her courses are listed on this link:



Book direct: t:07813 864472


*COVID-19: Our new opening hours for the foreseeable future are:
Monday            10am - 4.30pm
Tuesday            10am - 4.30pm
Wednesday     10am - 4.30pm
Thursday         10am - 4.30pm
Friday               10am - 4.30pm
Saturday          10am - 4.30pm
Sunday             10am - 4.30pm

*Tea Room opening times may differ from the Garden Centre please check Tea  Room page.





Leigh Court Estate
Abbots Leigh
Pill Road


not available at present


Garden Centre 01275 375292

Tea Room 01275 374988