Scotsdales Garden Centre reopens - and it’s heralded by a rainbow in the greenhouse
Garden centres have reopened their doors across the region after the government eased lockdown restrictions.
Social distancing rules have been put in place at all venues, with new instructions to visitors.
Scotsdales welcomed the return of customers today (Thursday, May 14) after being shut for more than seven weeks and, almost on cue, there was a rainbow inside the garden centre
The cafes have remained closed until further notice, but its opening hours are 8.30am to 5pm from Monday to Saturday, and from 10am to 5pm on Sunday.
The entrance to Scotsdales’ location in Great Shelford will be through the plant entrance rather than the main entrance, at its site in Great Shelford they turnstile entrance will be shut so it will be the main entrance only, and there will be a new entrance through the plant department at its venue in Fordham.
Oakington Garden Centre reopened on Wednesday, with a maximum of only 25 customers allowed in the store at any one time and so it requesting that no more than two people, including children, visit from any one household.
The opening hours are from 9am to 6pm from Monday to Saturday, and from 10am to 4pm on Sunday.
Twenty Pence Garden Centre in Wilburton also reopened today (Thursday), with a limit on the number of customers allowed in the store at any one time.
The restaurant, coffee shop, pizzeria, The Putting Shed Crazy Golf, children’s play area and the Orchard ice-cream parlour all remain closed until further notice.
It is open from 9am to 5.30pm from Monday to Saturday, and from 10.30am to 4.30pm on Sunday.
More by this authorMark Taylor