Shopping at Rufford Abbey Country Park

Looking for a unique gift, or maybe you just want to treat yourself to something special? From florists and outdoor plants to a photography studio and art gallery, explore the independent, locally run shops at Rufford Abbey and discover beautiful, one-of-a-kind items you won’t find anywhere else.


Courtyard Gift Shop

Celebrate the seasons with an extensive selection of Easter, summer, autumn and Christmas decorations for your home at the Courtyard Gift Shop, located in the main Stables Courtyard at Rufford Abbey Country Park.

The Gift Shop boasts a beautifully curated selection of gifts for every member of the family. Explore our collection of locally produced beers and gins, treat your four-legged furry friends to a range of unique accessories, and keep the kids entertained with our fantastic toy selection.

Opening times – Monday to Sunday 10am – 5pm. Timings subject to change – depending on weather and seasons.


Rainbow’s End Gallery

Develop through art with Rainbows End Gallery C.I.C. located in the Mill Courtyard. R.E.G is a limited, not-for-profit company specialising in Pottery Painting, serving our community. 

Scarlett, the founder, is a top grade art and design student with years of experience. Scarlett has personal experience of Autism along with depression and anxiety so she understands the importance of having therapeutic art accessible to all. 

The Gallery will be open for drop-ins, parties and SEN School Sessions including holiday activities. 

“I’m looking forward to combining my counselling qualification with art to create a welcoming, 

educational place for all to visit” – Scarlett



John Price Photography

An award-winning wedding photographer, John Price Photography has graced the pages of many tabloid newspapers and magazines including Hello, Brides, Country Living, and OK! to name a few. You can find John’s Studio based within the picturesque grounds of Rufford Abbey, just by the lake at The Mill.

The Studio offers newborn, baby and family fun photography sessions, along with cake smash and baby bump sessions. John is also a popular wedding photographer. He’s also covered many weddings here at Rufford’s award-winning wedding venue.

Visit John’s website and Instagram to see examples of more of his work.


Wild Jasmine Florist

Wild Jasmine Florist & Flower School, based at Rufford Mill, is a different type of florist, with sustainability at its heart.

From dried and faux bouquets to weekly, fortnightly and monthly flower subscriptions, these beautiful floral arrangements are sure to brighten up any home or working environment. The florists also offer Workshop and Flower School experiences, perfect for anybody, from absolute beginners to those with floristry or flower arranging experience.

Visit the florists every Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 3pm at Rufford Mill.


Orangery Plant Centre

With over 30 years of experience in the horticultural industry, the Orangery Plant Centre stocks a large selection of house plants, outdoor plants and outdoor furniture, including bird baths, obelisks and arches.

Located within the grounds of Rufford Abbey Country Park, the Orangery is a grade 2 listed building which was originally a bathhouse, until it was converted into an orangery in 1889. Today, it is the home of the Orangery Plant Centre.

The team offer a carry-out and home delivery service, with free delivery available within five miles of the Abbey.

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