Langthorns Plantery is set on a superb site in the peaceful English countryside and offers a dazzling selection of more than 10,000 plants and trees, with an eye for the more unusual and hard to find varieties . . .

Take some time out from your busy day, have a relaxing wander around and thrill all your senses.

The sales area is clearly laid out by plant type; herbaceous perennials, shrubs, fruit bushes and trees, ornamental trees,  grasses, alpines, bamboos, herbs, conservatory plants, roses, climbers, conifers and hedging, seasonal bedding plants as well as dedicated areas for plants that thrive in shady conditions.  We also offer a good range of tools, pots and compost.

The Langthorns team are on hand 6 days a week to assist gardeners of all levels, so if you need help choosing the right plants for your garden, advice on plant care and maintenance, getting the soil just right or plant health we can help you. Our opening hours are Tues-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm. Closed on Mondays unless it is a bank holiday when we are open on the Monday and closed on the Tuesday

If you are planning a day trip, then why not combine your visit to the Plantery with a NGS garden visit

There are also a great selection of coffee shops and restaurants in Great Dunmow (less than 3 miles away).

The nearest pub that serves lunch is located on the B1256, just 1.4 miles away.


Directions

Langthorns Plantery is located down High Cross Lane West, Little Canfield, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1TD.

BY CAR

We are located near Stansted Airport, off the A120 at Dunmow.  We are 9 miles from Bishops Stortford and 13 miles from Braintree.

From Bishop's Stortford direction

From the A120, follow the brown signs taking the B1256 exit towards Takeley/Thaxted/Gt Dunmow.

At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto the B1256

At the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on the B1256

Within half a mile, turn left onto High Cross Lane West.  We are located approx 1 mile down the lane on the left hand side.

From Braintree direction

From the A120, follow the brown signs taking the B1256 exit towards Takeley/Thaxted/Gt Dunmow.

At the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay onto the B1256

Within half a mile, turn left onto High Cross Lane West.  We are located approx 1 mile down the lane on the left hand side.


BY BUS

Our nearest bus stop is located on the B1256 (Little Canfield Hall stop).  

Buses 42A Galleywood - Chelmsford - Gt Dunmow - Stansted Aiport

Bus 133 Colchester - Braintree - Gt Dunmow - Stansted Airport