Bringing together plants, shopping, dining and wellness in an inspiring lifestyle experience, Moss & Moor is a new, independent, family-owned garden centre and restaurant, in a stunning natural setting in Ilkley, Yorkshire.
We believe that a garden centre can and should offer so much more than a great range of plants and shrubbery. That’s why we have brought a home and lifestyle store together with a restaurant, café and a food hall, all under the one roof of a substantial garden centre, to help and encourage us all to Live Well, Eat Well and Grow.
Choose from a wide range of indoor and outdoor plants in our Potting Shed, shop some incredible homeware finds in our store, enjoy nutritious and delicious food in our restaurant and take home some goodies from our Food Hall.
Step through our doors to experience something new, inspiring, uplifting and completely unique in a garden centre. From the individual design of our beautiful building, to the passionate people who make us what we are, we’re here to inspire and delight. Discover creative ideas and fabulous quality for you to create your kind of uplifting indoor-outdoor living.
We have purposely designed the experience to be inclusive for all. The interior design of the building is strongly inspired by the natural contours of the Yorkshire landscape, using natural and sustainable material as far as possible, and working with local partners to create a calming destination in which to…
Live Well, Eat Well, Grow!
To learn more about the natural and sustainable materials and local Yorkshire partners we have used to bring our vision to life, then click to discover more.
Since graduating in the summer of 2019, Millie has been developing print designs for freelance clients and working on her own collection of handcrafted interior and lifestyle products, and the launch of her studio and brand. Throughout Millie’s designs, whether they are inspired by modernist architecture, the idea of play within the home, or nature; Millie’s work is always colour focused and made to the highest quality using natural fabrics and either hand screen printing techniques or eco friendly digital printing. Millie’s products and fabrics are created with a story to tell, handcrafted and passionately produced, all within Yorkshire.
Fern Whittle creates textural fibre art inspired by the organic lines and patterns found in nature. Born in Lancashire and based in Otley, Fern is self-taught, using frame looms to weave unique pieces that invite you to reach out and touch. Sourcing her materials from small independent businesses, she loves to reimagine the textures found in moss, fauna, coral, and water within her work.
Lily and Ginger
Vicky Thaxter is a textile artist, mixed media artist, and needle felter, living in Yorkshire. Her work is inspired by the beautiful Yorkshire countryside, nature, and the changing seasons. For her textile art, Vicky uses freestyle machine embroidery techniques, along with hand embroidery stitches and embellishments. Certain background fabrics are hand painted or dyed to create depth, and a mix of textiles, including silks, are used to create contrast.
Plan your Visit
Getting Here & Opening Hours
You’ll find us nestling in the heart of the countryside, with a stunning backdrop of the Cow and Calf Rocks, on the edge of the wonderful town of Ilkley: gateway to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.
Our garden centre and restaurant is open daily. • Monday – Saturday: 9.00am to 5.00pm • Sunday: 10.00 am (for browsing only); 10.30am to 4.00pm
Parking, Accessibility & Dog Policy
We have a spacious car park and for those needing disability access, we have disabled parking near the entrance, a disabled ramp and wheelchairs for customer use.
Like other retailers that sell food, we want to keep both our customers and their pets safe, which is why we only allow assistance dogs in our store.
Food & Drink
Take a look at our Restaurant menus of seasonal, hearty, nourishing dishes, which include black pudding hash and a Buddha bowl of soft-boiled egg, avocado and chick peas with greens.
You can either enjoy alfresco dining on our outdoor terrace – set against the stunning backdrop of the Cow and Calf Rocks – or enjoy relaxed dining in our main restaurant.