Dobbies Carlisle


Orton Grange
01228 713520
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Opening Hours

9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Dobbies Carlisle is easily accessible from the A595 and is just a few minutes drive from the popular small village of Dalston. There are even views of the Lake District peaks from the restaurant and outside plant area.

Naturally, being Dobbies, there’s a fantastic range of plants, garden equipment and a font of gardening knowledge on tap from our expert staff.

You can also pick up some interesting ideas for the home too, with our unique range of interesting homewares – from cushions to candles, terrariums to terracotta pots. It’s also one of our best garden centres for children, with a great pet and aquatics department and even a petting zoo featuring lamas, sheep, ducks, rabbits, chickens, goats & baby kids.

At Dobbies, we're also proud to work with a variety of different partners to bring our customers as much choice as possible. For a list of our store's partners, click on the tab above.

*Please note that our Restaurant closes at 17:30 Mon – Fri and at 16:30 every Sunday.

Nearby things to do:

Dobbies Carlisle is perfect for a family day out and brimming with ideas to keep your green fingers busy. Talking of keeping busy, here are some other attractions in and around Carlisle that are worth a visit.

Carlisle Castle
Tullie House Museum
Bitts Park

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Taste of the Lakes

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Handy Andy

Quality hand-finished car washing and valeting.

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A1 Fencing

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  • Restaurant
  • Foodhall
  • Carry to car
  • Aquatics
  • Wifi
  • Customer toilets
  • Butchers
  • Gift vouchers
  • Disabled parking

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