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image for Group Eating Out item typeGates Tea Shop at Gates Garden Centre

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Group Eating Out, free entry


The Office


Somerby Road,
Cold Overton,
LE15 7QB


Cosy, friendly and very relaxing is what most visitors say about the delightful tea shop. Set out in a very homely style and with a good selection of tasty light lunches and scrumptious desserts.

Coach Park: Chilli con carne with rice, chicken tikka masala

Drop Off: Main course from £5.95

Driver: Yuonne Bryers and Hannah Perkins

Group Size: 150

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsGift shop

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking allowed

Coach parties by arrangement. Accept National Garden Gift Vouchers.

Opening details


Free entry


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking allowedSmoking allowed

Coach parties by arrangement. Accept National Garden Gift Vouchers.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesRamp


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to restaurant / cafe
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp to a specially adapted toilet for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu


  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance


See location of Gates Garden Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 810099  Lat: 52.68103 Long: -0.80225

Follow the brown tourism signs off the A606 at Langham. From Tilton on the Hill off the A47 again follow the brown signs. Special parking for disabled visitors.

Parking: free