Plants & Coffee at Lay of the Land - Garden Centre, Settle, North Yorkshire
Plants & Coffee at Lay of the Land - Garden Centre, Settle, North Yorkshire
Ger Excited and Grow Things at Lay of the Land - Garden Centre, Settle, North Yorkshire


They say the best things come in small packages. Our family run garden centre located in the Yorkshire Dales town of Settle is no exception. Founded in spring 2012 by the Lay family, our little ‘pocket’ garden centre sells beautiful plants, pots, gifts and all sorts of other gardening related wares the discerning gardener might need. We also have a café / coffee shop with great coffee... (and other tasty delights too).

Blog posts


10 ways to reduce water use in your garden.

At the time of writing, large areas of England have been declared as in drought, and it looks like Yorkshire may follow suit soon[1]. Yorkshire water has announced a ‘hosepipe’ ban at the end of the month (26th of August)[2]. What does that mean for gardeners? And what can we do about it?

August 16, 2022 — Peter Lay
Sage Advice for Bees

Sage Advice for Bees

The genus salvia is one of the widest in the plant family with over 900 species worldwide, and one species or another is native across almost two thirds of the planet, including here in the UK.  Salvia are also known as sages, with common sage, Salvia officinalis, being probably the best well known species through culinary uses, albeit many people wouldn’t know it as a salvia at all. 
July 10, 2021 — James Lay
We Are Hiring!

We Are Hiring!

Got an addiction to coffee and a passion for great food?

We are after an enthusiastic person to join our team on a part time basis. No experience is necessary, but a passion to serve our wonderful customers with great food and coffee is a must. On site training will be provided

March 21, 2021 — James Lay

Please bear with us...

We're quite new to this internet thing... and we haven't managed to get all of our products online yet. We have loads of products, particularly plants, in our garden centre, that we haven't been able to upload. If you can't find what you need, please do get in touch to see if we can help you. Say Hello!


Kings Mill Lane
Sowarth Field ind est
North Yorkshire
BD24 9BS

Opening Times:
Mon-Sat: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm

The café has slightly different times:
See here.

Tel: 01729 824247