Welcome to Chestnut Nursery
Caring for People, Caring for Plants
Winter Opening Hours:
Monday- Friday 8.00 a.m – 4.00 p.m
Closed Saturday & Sunday until March
Next Plant Sale
Saturday 18th March!
Bring your friends
There is free off road parking so you can fill your boot with our horticultural goodies!
To receive up to date information about the nursery and what’s happening, including plants in stock, send us your email and we’ll keep in touch with you.
Down the road from Dolphin Swimming Pool on the left after the West Gates to Poole Park.
75 Kingland Road
Tel: 01202 685999
Chestnut Nursery is open to the public six days a week selling a wide variety of perennials, shrubs, trees, ornamental grasses and seasonal crops.
Chestnut Nursery is a registered charity is a project of SWOP (Sheltered Work Opportunities Project reg. charity 900325) which provides meaningful work in a supportive and pressure-free environment, for adults with enduring mental illness.
SWOP aims to use the therapeutic nature of horticulture to restore mental well-being.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced fund raiser to work with us. The charity consists of 2 working horticultural nurseries, Chestnut and Cherry Tree Nursery whose aim is to help adults with mental illness to regain confidence and self-esteem in a sheltered working environment.
we require a dynamic person with a proven and demonstrable track record of successful trust and grant making applications to work with the Trustees and nursery managers on an annual fund raising strategy. Identify and secure funding from a variety of sources, including Lottery, Legacies, Individuals & Community, Companies, Trusts & Foundations. To build on existing corporate and individual donors and manage all aspects of developing and maintaining reports and application systems.
Application deadline: 5pm Tuesday 31st January
email [email protected] or for more information, call 01202 685999.