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Welcome to Van Hage


Our fantastic Peterborough garden centre opened in February 2010 at the heart of PE1 Retail Park and has since been voted the 'Best Garden Centre in the Midlands' by the Garden Centre Association.

With a dedication to excellence and a deep-rooted commitment to customer service, a visit to Van Hage is truly inspirational. Discover hundreds of exciting and practical ideas for the garden and home, as well as an expanse of popular brands, expert advice, quality products and exceptional value. Van Hage Peterborough is a truly amazing garden centre with its huge glass atrium, cedar panelling and tall mall it will definitely leave a lasting memory with anybody who visits. Filled with amazing products, gift ideas and some truly revolutionary displays - Van Hage Peterborough will make the perfect shopping experience for customers of any age.

Opening Times
Monday: 9:30 - 17:30
Tues - Sat: 9:00 - 17:30
Sunday: 09:30 - 16:00
(Tills open at 10:30)
Find us
PE1 Retail Park, Peterborough, PE1 4YZ

Current highlights

There’s always plenty to do at Van Hage Peterborough Check back regularly for our latest event and department news.
Fantastic Value Garden Furniture

Come and see some of the amazing furniture sets we have available for 2022 still at 2021 prices for a limited period and strictly while stocks last.

Visit Café VH

Take a break from shopping and enjoy the variety of delicious meals on offer at Café VH, recently reopened. 

We've created an entirely new menu including sandwiches, wraps, jacket potatoes, toasties and salads. We've also including some new breakfast items to start your morning!

What you’ll find at Peterborough

There’s plenty to see, do and buy at Van Hage Great Peterborough. We have a range of departments, with amazing feature zones that change from season to season. Plus, you can make a day of it with visits to our on-site attractions or our special market days.

Fresh local produce

We offer a selection of fresh local produce and frozen specialist meals, fish and pies. Our philosophy is simple; to source quality seasonal produce from local suppliers while maintaining excellent value for money. Food Market, Van Hage, Peterborough, PE1 4YZ 01733 221410

For those with a 'Sweet Tooth'

We offer an exceptional range of cakes, biscuits, boxed chocolates, sweets and flavoured fudges. Each is carefully selected by our experts and we'd love to know what you think. Why not come down and speak with one of our friendly staff who are on hand to help with any questions you may have?

We welcome your feedback as we search for even more exciting recipes and flavours in future; who knows, we could be stocking your favourite choice next!

Everything for your party

We have selection of specialist beers, ciders and wines for every palate and some delicious snacks to accompany them. We carefully select from some of the greatest local brands and well known favourites to produce an exciting combination of options for your next gathering.

Why not come along today to see our extensive range and starting planning your next party with friends and family?

Something Different

Discover our fantastic range of specialist jams and chutneys all sourced from a range of local producers alongside some well known favourites.

Whether you've something sweet in mind to combine with a fresh buttery croissant or a hot relish to spice up your savoury snack, we've got something for all tastes and occasions. And almost all choices will combine beautifully with our lovely fresh bread or with our artisan sweet and savoury biscuits.

We'd be pleased to see you in our food market on your next visit, we think you'll be surprised and delighted when you find what's on offer, we hope to see you soon.

Take a break from shopping and enjoy the variety of delicious meals on offer at Café VH, recently reopened.

We've created an entirely new menu including sandwiches, wraps, jacket potatoes, toasties and salads. We've also including some new breakfast items to start your morning! Please note that masks must be worn until seated, we are still operating protective screens in the serving and payment area.

Van Hage plus As per our email earlier in the year, we are no longer able to provide the free tea or coffee with your Van Hage plus card. You can however still use your card to receive 5% discount within the cafe.

Please note that the largest table size we offer is for 6 people, unless by special arrangement. If you would like a larger sized table, please contact the store directly to make arrangements using contact details at the top of this page.

Cafe Opening Times

  • Monday: 09:30am to 04:00pm
  • Tuesday: 09:00am to 04:00pm
  • Wednesday: 09:00am to 04:00pm
  • Thursday: 09:00am to 04:00pm
  • Friday: 09:00am to 04:00pm
  • Saturday: 09:00am to 04:00pm
  • Sunday: 09:30am to 04:00pm

Breakfast served until 11am daily.

Hot food served until 2:30pm daily.

Catering Facilities

Café VH is open for takeaway and indoor/outdoor seating.

Toilet Facilities

There are toilet facilities, located to the left-hand side of the Food Market within the store.

Other ways to shop at Van Hage

We are pleased to be able to offer selected remote purchasing methods to our customers who are unable to visit in person.

ONLINE: For our customers who are unable to visit in person, please see our website Nationwide delivery is free on orders over £100. We aim to despatch all orders within 24-48 hours however due to current conditions there may be a slight delay; rest assured that we will keep you fully informed of the progress of your order and despatch.

CLICK AND COLLECT: Reserve and pay online and collect your shopping at a convenient time, without having to enter the main shop. Collection point for Click and Collect is clearly signposted on the left side of the main garden centre entrance. Concessions All onsite concessions are currently open.

Last updated:  17/05/2021

The Plant area has a range of Departments within our fantastic Peterborough Garden Centre, we offer the biggest and best ranges of plants and related gardening products that you could wish to see.

You'll always find a wealth of inspiration to help transform your garden. Our passionate and friendly staff are always on hand to give you expert horticultural advice to help your garden thrive.

They will endeavour to give you the best advice you are after and more. To keep your creative juices flowing we have up to date displays showing you what plants suit different situations and climates.

Too big to take home? Don't forget to ask about our delivery service, available throughout the local and wider area

Visit our extensive landscape department for an array of gravel, stoneware, garden ornaments, turf, compost, terracotta and fencing.

Our landscape experts are on-hand to help you choose the perfect materials for your project, large or small, whether it’s a garden arch or paving kit and we are always happy to assist with the lifting of heavy goods and advising which growing media is best suited for you’re garden or plant.  We offer a wide range of terracotta, fiberclay and lightweight pots with a range of Mediterranean style wall pots as well.  If you are looking for low maintenance options then why not try using aggregates to cover large areas of beds or path ways which we stock a large range of. We have a local supplier of artificial grass which needs little to no maintenance all you have to do is lay it and enjoy it straight away, this is very popular option at the moment due to the fact you don’t have to own a lawn mower and you don’t have to water it at all.

So what ever you're project, we have just the products for you and you’re garden.

At Van Hage we are proud to stock the finest quality ranges of the latest Outdoor and indoor furniture and lighting.

Make the most of your garden and enjoy entertaining 'al fresco' with family and friends this summer.

If horticulture is not you're thing but dining is, then create a beautiful outdoor space for the whole family to enjoy. We have a large range of indoor and outdoor furniture along with a colourful range of parasols to complement your outdoor dinning suite. Why not come in to our garden centre to see what ranges suits your garden the best, featuring stunning sets from suppliers such as Bramblecrest, Kettler, Hartman and Leisuregrow products. Some ranges also available in our online shopping department.

At Van Hage Peterborough, having the best range of barbecues on display has always been key. With barbecues that are Gas, Charcoal and one barbecue that actually is powered by both.

Stocking Broilking, Traeger,  Weber, Leisuregrow Barbecues and Ooni Pizza Ovens we can certainly provide you with the right barbecue to meet the needs of any garden.

Weber created the original Kettle Barbecue back in 1952, before waiting almost 30 years to revolutionise the gas barbecue world with the Genesis range. The genesis range has been updated and changed over the last 30 years but continues to be a market leader in outdoor cooking. Van Hage showcase a superb range of Weber products as one of their premium retailers including all the accessories to get you off to an amazing cooking experience.

Houseplants can be used to transform a tired space while helping to keep the air clean and absorbing pollutants at the same time.

Choose from our brilliant colour varieties and bespoke arrangements that make ideal gifts for others and an eye-catching centrepiece for any room of your home. A range of stylish pots are also available to further fascinate your guests.

The department offers excellent advice on Chemicals, Garden tools, wildlife products, bird care, garden accessories and much more. Working closely with other departments, the sundries team can help with any inquiry you may have, whether it’s with chemicals to use in your garden or finding the right solar lights to make the most of your “outdoor” living space. This combined with excellent customer service will provide you with an inspirational experience to take home with you to the garden.

Help to enhance your local environment and the quality of life for creatures great and small with our wide selection of birdhouses, feeding stations, seeds and feeds. Feeding the birds and wildlife in your garden will help to encourage more wildlife to descend and increase the natural look and feel to your garden. With ranges from top manufacturers including Westland there is always something for your garden at Van Hage Peterborough.

Our vast Homeware & Gift Department offers stylish products for the home including tableware, glassware, cookery, candles and books.  We also stock a variety of contemporary gifts and decorations from top brands along with a large toy section offering a range of toys for all ages.

To add to our homewares & gifts department is the large variety of cards & stationary, a good addition to the gifts for that special person. Including a fantastic book department to find that perfect gift for a loved one or addition to the recipe book shelf.

Van Hage is a premier stockist of a range of cookwares to compliment a multitude of different kitchen styles and tastes, this includes a fantastic range of brightly coloured utensils in an array of different colours.

With gifts for every occasion you can be sure to find the perfect present for a loved one at Van Hage.

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Further services at Peterborough

Whatever you need, we’re here to help. If you’re in store, just approach any member of our staff who will be able to help. Below are some examples of our extended services.

Helpful, friendly advice makes shopping so much easier and more rewarding. In every department we have experienced, fully trained staff on hand to offer expert knowledge, valuable gardening tips and inspirational design advice. Simply approach a member of staff in-store, call us on 01733 221400 or email us at for assistance

We have number of free of charge wheelchairs available in-store for customer use. Please ask at the customer service desk when you arrive. Our Peterborough store is fully accessible to all customers however please do not hesitate to call ahead should you require any additional assistance.

Made a big purchase? Our dedicated home delivery service is available for all large, heavy or awkward items.

Whether garden furniture, barbecues, plants, compost, stoneware or fencing, our professional delivery teams are trained to provide the same exceptional service received at the point of purchase. You can find out more here.

Visit our on-site concessions

Van Hage is delighted to work with a select group of like-minded businesses, offering our customers a great range of products and services on one site.

Visit GBC at the rear of the Plant Area at Peterborough and view fantastic garden offices, summerhouses, greenhouses, playhouses and sheds.

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