Tenterden Garden Centre is located three miles along the Appledore Road (B2080) outside the beautiful market town of Tenterden in Kent, with views across the Romney Marsh and to the Isle of Oxney. Originally a cut flower nursery and farm shop, the family owned business has operated as a small independent garden centre since the mid 1980’s. Since 1999 the Tenterden business has expanded enormously and now attracts over 100,000 visitors to the garden centre every year. Tenterden Garden Centre stock a wide range of quality plants from shrubs to roses, herbs to seasonal bedding plants, complemented by garden sundries, gardening tools, bird care, gifts, conservatory furniture, cane furniture and garden furniture.

Don’t leave your pet behind! Your four-legged friend is more than welcome at Tenterden Garden Centre, all we ask is that you keep them on a lead at all times. Please note due to food hygiene regulations we are unable to have dogs in Groves Coffee Shop & Restaurant.

Plant Area Tenterden Garden Centre

Here at Groves Coffee Shop & Restaurant we believe in creating tasty, wholesome meals that are reasonably priced. We pride ourselves upon our handmade, creative approach to our dishes, and lovingly bake a wide selection of cakes and sweet treats so that every time you visit you can expect the same quality and high standard we have become renowned for.

Our dishes are freshly prepared to order so please do let us know should you have any specific dietary requirements.


Opening Times

Monday – Friday 9.00 – 17.30
Saturday 9.00 – 17.30
Sunday 10.00 – 15.30

We have teamed up with many of the UK’s leading suppliers and manufacturers for aquatic, reptile and pet supplies including Oase, Hozelock, Blagdon, Tetra, Aqua One, Interpet & Juwel, so that we can guarantee both quality and value whatever the product. Our strong working relationships allow us a greater scope of products, the best prices and latest deals available.

As standard we offer a 3-day guarantee on fish livestock and a free water testing service. We can provide RO water as well as maintenance and treatment advice alongside expert aquatic & reptile knowledge. We even offer timed delivery of our fish throughout England for just £20 per box and we are happy to provide a quote for post codes elsewhere within the UK.

Our Tenterden site is home to an exotic range of exquisite reptiles, invertebrates and snakes. Our livestock changes regularly so it’s always worth keeping an eye on our Facebook page for the latest stock details.

Need further information? Just contact us on 01233 758442 or e-mail tgc@livingworldkent.co.uk

We pride ourselves upon our excellent customer service, extensive range and value and above all our expertise and genuine care for our livestock. At Living World Aquatic & Pet Centre we hand-pick all our livestock from reputable breeders and licensed importers, enabling you to buy from us with confidence and all our fish come with a 3-day guarantee!

Aquariums, Equipment & Accessories
Aquariums, Equipment & Accessories
Liners and Preformed Ponds, Equipment, Accessories & Plants
Grooming Accessories, Beds, Cages, Toys & Christmas Gifts
State-of-the-Art Vivariums, Plants, Live Food & Livestock


We understand as a family run business, the cost of running a family and that is why we aim to make our events as affordable as possible. Where an activity is not free we try to keep charges to an absolute minimum. That way the whole family can enjoy a day out.

2017 dates for your diaries

So the time has come to announce our line up for 2017. We have some fantastic events planned, so quick get these dates in your diary. Event running details will be released closer to the date.

Saturday 24th June, 5pm – 9pm, Summer Open Evening

Tenterden Garden Centre Summer Open EveningTGC-Menu

Wednesday 2nd August, 10.30am – 4pm, Family Fun Day
Affordable family fun with an exciting theme the whole family will enjoy! You won’t want to miss out

Wednesday 16th August, 10.30am – 4pm, Family Fun Day
Affordable family fun with special guests and super exciting activities! You won’t want to miss out

Wednesday 30th August, 10.30am – 4pm, Family Fun Day
Affordable family fun for the final event of the school summer holidays, we won’t disappoint!

Wednesday 25th October, 10.30am – 4pm, October Half Term Family Fun Day
It’s guaranteed to be fun and affordable, don’t miss out!

Wednesday 22nd December, 5pm – 9pm, Christmas Open Evening
Festive fun and entertainment for the whole family and maybe a special guest or two…

Father Christmas’ Grotto dates will be released later in the year. Keep an eye on our website and social media accounts for the latest information.

Garden Furniture At Tenterden, Canterbury & Folkestone Garden Centres

We are delighted to bring the Grovewell Garden Furniture Collection to the South East of England. This quality garden furniture range has been sourced with you in mind and we would never stock a set we wouldn’t buy ourselves.

Our comprehensive range is handpicked and thoroughly scrutinised before it makes its way to our large showrooms at Tenterden, Canterbury and Folkestone Garden Centres and our expert furniture team are on hand to guide you through the process should you need them.

Whatever your style, size of garden and budget we are sure to have a garden furniture set to fit your requirements from rattan (also known as weave) to cast aluminium and metal garden furniture, we have a little something for everyone. Our team can even help you find those finishing touches to really complement your chosen set from hammocks, parasols and gazebo’s to benches, sun chairs and sun beds.

Should you be unable to find what you are looking for please do ask a member of staff as we will happily source additional stock (where available) from our other Kent based Centres.

Any questions? You can contact us:

Please consider leaving a review should you purchase a garden furniture or cane conservatory furniture set from us. Feedback not only helps us to maintain and improve standards but is useful for anyone thinking of buying a new set. You can find our review form on the information pages of the sets we stock.


 ‘Such a beautiful range of garden furniture and so refreshing to be able to sit and try the set out first. Thank you Tenterden Garden Centre your team were so helpful, even ordering in additional items and delivering to my home. The Grovewell Garden Furniture Collection is a credit to your business” 

Mrs R. S. Stevens

Tenterden Garden Centre

Cane Furniture Collection

If you are looking for quality cane furniture in Kent then look no further than Tenterden Garden Centre. Our comprehensive range of cane furniture suites and dining sets offer value for money, style and durability.

Tenterden Garden Centre cane furniture collection has been sourced with you in mind. The range offers a choice of over 20 fashionable, affordable cane furniture suites and sets and a wide variety of fabrics, so that you can create the style and feel to complete your conservatory or home.

Our cane furniture showroom at Tenterden Garden Centre allows you to try before you buy, in fact we actively encourage you to do a sit test. We firmly believe that buying furniture is a tangible experience and proof is always in the sitting.

Should you require any help finding the cane furniture suite to fit your conservatory or you just need a little inspiration, our Tenterden Garden Centre furniture team will be happy to help. Just ask a member of staff during your visit and don’t forget to keep an eye out for special offers in-store!

Price list and brochure are available in-store.

Tenterden Garden Centre Cane Furniture Kent

 ‘Such a beautiful range of garden furniture and so refreshing to be able to sit and try the set out first. Thank you Tenterden Garden Centre your team were so helpful, even ordering in additional items and delivering to my home. The Grovewell Garden Furniture Collection is a credit to your business” 

Mrs R. S. Stevens

Tenterden’s Local, Family Run, Independent Garden Centre

Opening Times

Monday – Friday 9.00 – 18.00
Saturday 9.00 – 18.00
Sunday 10.00 – 16.00


Appledore Road (B2080) Reading Street,

Nr. Tenterden, Kent, TN30 7HT

Tel: 01233 758510


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