Bide-a-Wee Cottage Gardens and Nursery, Northumberland

Bide-A-Wee Cottage Gardens and Nursery

Bide-A-Wee Cottage Gardens and Nursery

Bide-A-Wee Cottage Gardens and Nursery

Bide-A-Wee Cottage Gardens and Nursery

Be inspired in this peaceful paradise

Seen by thousands of visitors a year, the beautiful Gardens at Bide-A-Wee cottage have been crafted out of a former sandstone quarry over the last 25 years. See hundreds of varieties of ferns, shrubs, perennials and grasses including The National Collection of Centaurea and you will find plenty to inspire you.

"A very special garden"

Described by Gardener's World Magazine as a 'very special garden' and as a 'highlight of many visitor's itinerary in Northumberland', the Bide-A-Wee Gardens are open annually to the public between April and August.

"you'll love Bide-A-Wee Cottage... escape the modern world"

Bide-a-Wee is also listed on the enjoyEngland website as one of '5 Hidden Gardens' saying 'you'll love it' and describing it as somewhere 'you can escape the modern world'.

On this site you can find out more about the Bide-a-Wee Gardens from its early beginnings to the National Collection on Centaurea and seeing more garden images. More about the Gardens

Visit Bide-a-Wee Gardens

The Gardens are open in the afternoons between April and August (Wednesday and Saturday, 1.30pm-5pm) and you are free to roam and explore this peace paradise. Find out more about visiting Bide-a-Wee including group visits and directions.


Buy Plants and Seeds Direct form Bide-a-Wee Garden Nursery

If you would like seeds or plants from over 500 different varieties we grow at Bide-a-Wee to try in your own garden at home you can purchase them direct from Bide-A-Wee Cottage. Simply choose from our wide range of tried and tested high quality perennials, grasses, rushes, sedges, ferns and shrubs.

Tried and tested Seeds & Plants direct from our Garden to Yours

During the season (April to August) plants are available direct from the Nursery shop but outside of this we run a highly successful mail order delivery service for plants each September through to March (minimum order £25).

Find out more about the Bide-a-Wee Nursery and take a closer look at our plant catalogue.

Garden Design & Landscaping Services

Mark Robson, the creator of Bide-a-Wee from its humble beginnings as a quarry, provides Garden Design and Landscaping Services. With a wealth of experience to draw upon, with a particular emphasis on Country House projects, Mark is able to support both traditional detailing and contemporary planting design. Find out more about our Garden and Landscaping Services.

Find out more about Mark Robson's Garden Design and Landscaping Services



Bide-A-Wee Cottage Gardens and Nursery

Stanton, nr Netherwitton, Morpeth
NE65 8PR

Gardens open to visitors:
Saturday April 15th, 2017

What people say about Bide-a-Wee

"a very special garden... a highlight of many visitor's itinerary in Northumberland"

Gardeners World


Bide-A-Wee is proud to be a RHS Partner Garden