We’d love to see you…. but we are closed.
We would like to wish you a safe & happy new year ( UPDATED Jan 1st by Christine) NE. RESTRICTIONS- we are in lockdown & temporarily closed-this information may be changed at short notice. We are hoping to be open for our Snowdrop Events as usual. Please check here or follow us on Fb @birkheadscoffee before setting out. We’ll be in touch regularly with Season Ticket holders, take care of yourselves.
THE GARDENS, COFFEE SHOP & PLANT SALES ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSED
FOOD – When we reopen it will be for Take Away food only. Until restrictions are lifted. We still have plenty of outdoor seating. You will be asked for contact details for Track & Trace. Masks Must be Worn when ordering food & in the shop.
FOR YOUR PROTECTION
WE have a ONE WAY SYSTEM from the Car Park around the Secret Gardens in place to ensure that you don’t come in contact with other visitors. Visitor numbers will be monitored.
TRANSACTIONS; We are encouraging card & Contactless Payment Systems you will be outdoors at all times for Tickets & Plant Purchases. Staff will be regularly washing hands, cleaning down the Indoor & Outdoor Surfaces & Card machines. The Coffee Shop has a One in -One out system of entry for ordering food with a Virus Screen in place. All other Gov’t. recommendations & guidelines are in place.
There is no charge for entry into the NURSERY/PLANT SALES AREA
We will be posting regularly on our blog pages & Facebook with lovely pictures from the gardens. Keep up to date by liking us on Twitter, Facebook @birkheadscoffee. or checking our blog pages on this site or if you would like to receive our e-newsletter just sign up at the bottom of this page. Take Care of yourselves, Christine & Mick
The Secret Gardens were created by the present owners Christine & Mike Liddle working to improve the environment left by a heritage of coal mining and intensive farming. The gardens are a series of inspirational gardens within a large rural garden, displaying a wide variety of hardy plants to provide colour, scent etc. to suit the wide range of diverse conditions found here.
Groups welcome – please read our ‘Groups’ page if you are more than 16 members. The 3 acre gardens are situated in rural Gateshead between Beamish Open Air Museum & the Tanfield Steam Railway.
You can enjoy the gardens, enjoy the views & look for inspiration.