Est. 1973

Expert Horticultural Advice

Dog Friendly


Open 7 Days

Welcome to Milton Ernest Garden Centre

Post Office





Opening Times-



Sunday 10.30am-4.30pm

Coffee Shop



Your Safety is our Priority

The Garden Centre is a very light airy safe place to shop with two thirds of the shopping area being outside or under the open sided covered area. The indoor shop has open doors on each side so plenty of air flow with a very high roof space and NO AIR CONDITIONING. Our cleaning routines are exemplary and the safety of our Staff and Customers our first priority. With helpful knowledgeable people here to serve you  and easy free parking we look forward to you visiting us.

Outdoor Entertaining


Now the evenings are getting lighter its a great time to think about entertaining in the garden. Keep everybody warm once the sun sets with a modern fire pit or a traditional chiminea. Some of our range even have an extra grill for cooking.

Click here to see some of our range online or visit instore for our full range.

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We stock a wide range of rattan, mesh and wooden garden furniture. Click here to see our online range or visit in store for our full range.

Our range of Gas2Coal BBQs combines the simplicity of gas and the delicious taste of charcoal, and can easily be converted from gas to charcoal in 60 seconds without the use of any tools. 

We also have traditional charcoal BBQ's as well as pizza ovens.

Click here to see our range online.

HTA Garden Gift Vouchers

We accept paper and magnetic strip card vouchers in store.

Due to ongoing technical issues we are unable to accept the new style barcoded gift card. Please call or ask in store for clarification.

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Our yearly Horticultural Show is on Monday 29th August 2022 10am - 4pm

Click here to view our class list and print off an entry form - bring your completed form and entries on the day of the show before 10am.

Entry is FREE

First prize - £10 voucher

Second prize - £5 voucher

Third prize - £3 voucher

Horticultural Show

Car boot sales

Our super popular car boot sales are back soon, on the following Sundays:

Sunday 12th June

Sunday 3rd July

Sunday 7th August

Sunday 4th September

Sunday 2nd October (last of the year)





Car - £5

Van - £10

Any further enquiries please email :

Refill Van

The Refill van is a mobile store selling a range of refillable plastic free home and beauty products.

The refill van will be visiting us every 3rd Saturday of the month. 

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Value Plus Card Privacy Policy 

When you sign up for our Value Plus Card, Milton Ernest Garden Centre stores the data you provide (Name & Address) to enable us to communicate our events, offers & voucher to you. This information is not shared with any other organisation. Should you wish to be removed from our Value Plus Database please email or write to use at Value Plus, Milton Ernest Garden Centre, Radwell Road, Milton Ernest Bedford, MK44 1SH 

  Email Newsletters & Vouchers Privacy Policy 

When you sign up for our Email Newsletters & Vouchers Milton Ernest Garden Centre stores the data you provide(name, email and telephone number) to enable us to communicate our events, offers & vouchers to you by email. This information is not shared with any other organisation. Should you wish be removed from our Email Newsletters & Vouchers database please email or write to us at Milton Ernest Garden Centre, Radwell Road, Milton Ernest Bedford,Mk44 1sh. 

Delivery Privacy Policy  

When you order an item for delivery with Milton Ernest Garden Centre you give us your name address & telephone number to enable us to make the delivery. This information is stored at the Garden Centre and is not shared with any other organisation. We hold the data for 3 years after which it is destroyed.

On site you'll find a multitude of concessions for just about everything from Bedford Car Spa, Buntys Bakes homemade cakes and Pure Heart Italian clothing to our most recent addition of Garden Building Services with a large show site at the rear of the garden centre displaying several models of sheds, outbuildings and greenhouses they offer.


Bedfordshire Dog Grooming Centre

Sunday, Monday and Wednesday


Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday


For appointments call Debbie on 07902586218