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Garden Centre, free entry


The Manager


Annwell Lane,
LE65 2TA


The nursery at The BlueBell Arboretum is an award-winning, family run, mail order and retail nursery which specialises in trees, shrubs, climbers and woody herbaceous plants including a large selection of very rare and unusual varieties!

Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Opening details

We are closed from December 24th to January 2nd and on Easter Sunday


Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 10 Jun NGS Open Day
Wed 15 Jul NGS Open Day
Wed 12 Aug NGS Open Day
Wed 16 Sep NGS Open Day


  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)


See location of BlueBell Nursery and Arboretum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 343183  Lat: 52.76122 Long: -1.49314

From the South & West
Go to the junction of the A42 and the A511 on the outskirts of Ashby de la Zouch.
At this roundabout take the A511 North towards Burton upon Trent.
In about 200 yards go ahead, continuing on the A511, this is the new Ashby bypass opened in spring 2002.
At the next roundabout turn right onto the B5006 following the brown tourist sign "Arboretum".
Take the first turning left into the village of Smisby.
Go through Smisby keeping to the left of the Church.
The nursery and arboretum are on the right just after a sharp left hand corner.

Parking: free