About Us

    A traditional Garden Centre, which lies upon the banks of the beautiful River Wear. Offering a range of gardening goods, plants, flowers, delicious cakes & coffee from the award winning Brambles Coffee Shop, as well as offering exclusive and relaxing walks.

    We are well known for being the perfect place to relax and get away from the busy life of the city.

    With a selection of three different seating areas within Brambles Coffee Shop, including a private Garden Room specifically built to hoast events including Funerals, Baby Showers, Birthday events & much more... 

    Our on site Garden Florists will also be happy to assist with your floral needs for Weddings, Funerals and all events. 

    Situated just less than half a mile out of the City of Durham, Poplar Tree Garden Centre in Shincliffe have been helping people from all over the UK to get the best from their gardens for over 40 years. We pride ourselves on taking as much care with our customer as they do with their gardens and strive to be friendly and helpful at all times.

    Poplar Tree staff carry a comprehensive level of knowledge and expertise that is sure to answer even the most difficult of questions. Please don’t be shy in approaching them as they are ready and waiting to assist you at all times.

    With an extensive range of gardening goods, including outdoor furniture, water gardening and aquatics, natural/artificial flowers and plants, solar and electric lighting, sundries, paving and gravel, garden sheds, semi mature trees and shrubs, seeds, pet care, books, greetings cards, house plants, bedding plants, artificial turf, barbeques, children’s leisure, flower arrangements, special occasion gifts… all of your needs are literally under one roof.