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Great find

We went to the garden centre for the trains as our son is train mad. Only the the petrol engines... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Miniature Railway

Went today as the M.E.N said under new management, it was brilliant!! New staff, very friendly... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Angela M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went today as the M.E.N said under new management, it was brilliant!! New staff, very friendly and had a laugh with them. They said new engines coming in the new year. Shop currently closed for refit, which saved me a few quid, but will open...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Angela M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I tend to go to Brookside Garden Centre on a regular basis staff and coffee are excellent not to be missed.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gordonf474
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled some distance to buy some quality Christmas stuff, plants, seeds and also a trip on the widely advertised miniature railway. Was disappointed on all counts. Nothing but cheap tat in the shops and the railway permanently closed. The place is apparently under new management....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Traveller-on-Tyne
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Called in yesterday for the second time walked round the garden center and then went to the cafe the meal of a cheese toatie and chips was nice but the homemade flapjack was tasty and mouth watering the lady called deborah should take a bow...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 510grahamh
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We used the private function room to host my daughter and son inlaws wedding reception. It was a small gathering of just family. We decided to have a wedding breakfast which was very yummy and enjoyed by all. The service from the staff was excellent....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jan m
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

I was a young volunteer here not long ago I loved it and I felt very happy been around there it was all fun and all until the manager Chris wasn’t there that day and this woman told me I couldn’t stay but it was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Resort401503
Reviewed 30 August 2018

These guys are a great team of volunteers with amazing larger-scale steam and electric model engines. There was also an old-style funfair in the middle of the grounds too, and they were super-friendly, with beautifully-restored Victorian and classic rides! Sadly I believe the current owner's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Visited with my family for lunch. I ordered soup, however had run out so ordered toasty with cheese, ham & tomatoe. Most expensive toasty ever at £6.75 & it arrived without tomatoes & very little cheese. Very disappointing !

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank helensing1
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We went to the garden centre for the trains as our son is train mad. Only the the petrol engines left as new people will take over. I am gutted we didn't find this sooner. We travelled from East Manchester. We were not disappointed with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Glasgow004
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Two of us went for lunch. I had chicken and mango salad. Mango was in a sauce form and tasteless. Drink was fizzy elderflower , also tasteless.my friend asked for green tea( they only had s mint green tea) so hot water supplied. The other...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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7 September 2018|
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Response from Fiona N | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I was in Brookside garden centre the other day and noticed there was a sign outside the miniature railway saying that it will be closed till “ at least December”. 😪
10 June 2018|
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Response from gordonf474 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I do.