Welcome to Carr Bank Garden Centre – a family run business on the Cumbria / Lancashire border, at the foot of the Lake District.


We are specialists in a full range of Garden Buildings including sheds & summerhouses, log cabins, barbecue cabins, barrel saunas, wooden hot tubs, aluminium & cedar greenhouses and more. We also have a huge range of pet foods & supplies. We have over 40 years experience in the horticultural and landscape trades and can help advise you on adding anything to your garden, from plants to log cabins.

Alongside our dog and cat foods, we also cater for as many varieties of animals as we can. We stock a wide range of wild bird seeds both loose and pre-packaged, and keep rabbit, guinea pig, hamster & gerbil foods all loose or pre packaged, and also have a stock of ferret and rat food. If we do not have what you require in store, please just ask and we shall see if we can get what you require, as we almost always can.

Landscaping & Garden Services

As well as our garden goods & pet supplies, we can also provide an extensive range of landscaping services both hard & soft, or offer help & advice on any projects you may wish to undertake. Some of the services we offer include:

  • Timber & Composite decking & structures
  • Patios, paving & stonework
  • Fencing
  • Raised beds
  • Hedge cutting & tree pruning
  • Groundworks & drainage

We are also experts in anything related to Garden Buildings and can help you with:

  • Maintenance & Upkeep of Garden Buildings & Structures
  • Greenhouse Maintenance, additions & alterations
  • Painting, preserving & treating timber buildings & structures
  • General repair & maintenance of Garden Buildings

We will consider any size of job so please don’t hesitate to get in touch, even if just for some friendly advice.

Come Visit us

We are located near Milnthorpe, which is very near both junctions 35 and 36 on the M6.

If approaching junction 35 (Carnforth) from the south, come off the 1st exit of the roundabout. at the next roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto the A6 North. At Milnthorpe traffic lights turn left and continue along the B5282 road for approx. 2 miles. Keep an eye out for our display buildings and sign on the left hand side after you leave the waterfront at Sandside.

If approaching junction 36 (Crooklands/Kendal) from the north, take the 1st exit at the roundabout, and then again at the next one. Turn left opposite the Crooklands Hotel, signposted Milnthorpe. Continue to Milnthorpe, and head straight across at the traffic lights and continue for approx. 2 miles. Keep an eye out for our display buildings and sign on the left hand side after you leave the waterfront at Sandside.

If approaching Milnthorpe from the North on the A6, then take a right at the traffic lights.

If you get to Arnside you have gone to far – but don’t worry it is a lovely place to visit! See below for plenty of things to do whilst in the area.

Carrbank Garden Centre Map
Carr Bank Garden Centre Map

Things to do nearby

If you are travelling a distance to see us then its best to make the trip worthwhile! As we montioned Arnside is a little gem of a spot to visit.

Check the Arnside Promenade Webcam

View the Arnside Pier Webcam to check on the tide, how busy the beach is and what trains are running over the viaduct.

Visit Arnside’s Famous Fish & Chip Shop

Either Takeaway your fish & chips & go sit along the promenade to enjoy the views of the Estuary & Lake District Fells, or dine in at the Big Chip Cafe.

Grab an Ice Cream along the Promenade

Visit Arnside House located on the Promenade for a lovely Lakes Ice Cream to stroll along the beach with.

Go for a walk up Arnside Knott

A fantastic walk with breath-taking views, wildlife & vegetation. You can park throughout the village for a full walk or drive up to the Knott Car Park to make it much easier.

As well as all this there are 2 pubs, plenty of cafes & a bakery, along with other hidden gems it is well worth a visit, and the Lakes are just a short hop away.