Welcome to Sheeplands

Hare Hatch Sheeplands, your fresh, local & friendly, independent garden centre serving Reading, Maidenhead and Wokingham. Discover our fantastic farm shop, delicious cafe and wonderful range of plants and gardening accessories. Speak to our friendly team who will be more than happy to help: 0118 9401600 or info@hhsheep.co.uk. Look out for our events, competitions and shows. For more information visit the events web page.

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May 2017 Update: Open ..... and staying Open

Having failed in its appeal of the injunction Sheeplands is taking all the steps it can to comply with Wokingham Borough Council’s requirements but it needs a bit more time.

The concessions have left the site, including Granite Transformations, Bell Antiques, Quality Garden Buildings and Petstop. The fishmonger has moved inside the farm shop,

Garden Trends has been served with notice to leave but a request is being made by them to be granted a time extension before they actually depart.

The clothing range, toys and games have all been removed, but cards and garden related gifts can be found in the farm shop.

Sheeplands had closed the children’s play area, animal petting area and recreational farm some time ago. 

In addition the overflow car park has been levelled and seeded with grass. There is a possibility of this being turned into a wildflower meadow in the near future.

“We are returning to our core business and are now looking for support from the council in our efforts to remain financially viable,” explained owner Rob Scott. “Meanwhile for the shop, cafe and nursery our loyal customers have been wonderful by continuing to support us.

These changes have, sadly, led to some redundancies on the site.

Meanwhile Mr. Scott and the owners of several concessions face an appearance at Reading Crown Court on May 23 where they are accused of failing to comply with an enforcement notice. They will plead not guilty.

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Fish Glorious Fish - Sunday Opening


We're excited to announce that Roland one of Jon Thorners skilled butchers at Hare Hatch Sheeplands will be opening Fish Glorious Fish on Sundays, for a trial period.

Roland has been taking an interest since 'Paul the Fish' moved into the Farm shop. The benefit for customers will be a greater range of fish on Saturday which means a full and varied counter every day.

Growing giants

Growing giant pumpkins is one of the great challenges of the gardening year, so start now for record-breakers by late summer. Buy a ready-grown pumpkin from our garden centre for a head start (choose a show-stopping variety like 'Atlantic Giant' for the largest fruits) and plant into a hole filled with well-rotted manure or into the top of your compost heap for a really rich soil it'll relish. Feed regularly, keep well watered and you should have some real whoppers to show off by Hallowe'en.



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