Visit our 3 acre site for all your Gardening and Aquatics needs

Our wonderful 3 acre site is the perfect place to visit for all your gardening & aquatic, pet & wild-birdcare needs. With our great Spring offers, plus our lovely display gardens & country coffee shop with all home-made food, it's well worth a visit, and is a real gardeners & fish keepers haven.

For the garden we have a wide range of Spring bedding and Summer bulbs in stock, plus new season seeds, seed potatoes, onion sets, alpines, herbaceous perennials, shrubs, fruit trees, trees, acers, and have one of the UK's largest selection of pond plants, bog plants (for damp areas) and water lilies. Most are grown on our own nursery here at Bow, in the heart of Devon.

We also have everything you need for keeping your garden looking good, including tools, pots,plus great deals on compost, plant food, weedkiller, pest control & a new dedicated 'Grow Your Own' area which has everything you need, including floristry & preserving sections!

In addition we have an extensive pet shop, including, pet foods, pet bedding, pet toys, pet medication & flea treatments, pet homes & animal cages.
We also have a wide range of wild birdcare food, feeders, nest boxes and accessories to keep the birds visiting your garden.

We are a family owned business, so we particularly pride ourselves on our customer service, and offer expert advice on all things gardening, aquatic, pets & birds including how to install and maintain ponds, aquariums and water features.

* New Greenhouses & Sheds range

* New Arbours, Garden Furniture, & Landscaping range in stock 

* New season pond fish & koi now in stock!

On the aquatics side we have 1000's of indoor & outdoor fish in over 160 tanks, including many beautiful Pond, Koi, Tropical, Freshwater and Marine Fish in stock. We also have great offers in store on aquariums & ponds.

We also have a great new range of gifts, jewellery, books and traditional toys. 

We look forward to welcoming you soon at Bow Garden & Aquatic Centre.





14 - 21 APRIL

18 - 21 APRIL

On the A3072 between Crediton and Okehampton EX17 6LA - Telephone: 01363 82438

Display Gardens

Visit our lovely Display Gardens at Bow Garden Centre!
These have been planted in different areas to show different types of gardens - border gardens, grass gardens, herb gardens, vegetable gardens, fuschia gardens, bog (damp) gardens, as well as showcasing our 6 wonderful ponds and their planting schemes.
We also have our kids animal corner, with our bantam hens, ducks, guinea pigs and rabbits, as well as our giant koi pond, where you can feed the giant koi carp. Also a lovely area to overlook whilst enjoying a coffee or lunch in our coffee shop.



Bow Aquatics Centre

Home to Bow Aquatic Centre We have a huge selection of pond fish and koi, working display of water features & waterfalls, preformed Ponds & Pond Liner plus all the equipment you need!

Indoors you will find a massive range of Aquariums, Coldwater, Tropical & Marine Fish plus all equipment necessary for a healthy aquarium.

We also have an extremely knowledgeable team who can help guide you through setting up & maintaining a pond or aquarium. 

 Water Lily  Blue Tit Coffee Shop

Visit our Coffee Shop Enjoy our coffee shop with indoor and outdoor seating. Excellent coffee, cakes, cream teas and lunches (Hot lunches served everyday until 3:30pm), all made here for freshness and flavour.

Wildlife at Bow - We were the first garden centre in the country to be approved by a Wildlife Trust.
We actively encourage wildlife to our 3 acre site. Over 40 species of birds have been recorded here, including weasels, stoats, shrews, badgers, foxes, hedgehogs, newts, frogs and toads which all visit us from time to time. Insects abound, including bees and butterflies visit our wildlife garden whilst dragon flies and damsel flies frequent our wildlife pond.