Conversion of the roofs on our café conservatory and garden shop

We pleased to share that our conversion of the roofs on our café conservatory and garden shop are almost complete. Thanks to the South Pennines Leader Programme the work was part funded by The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development. This will make them a more pleasant environment to meet and shop. We find that the buildings were too hot in summer and unusable on a hot sunny day and too cold in winter. For those of you who are regular conservatory users it will also stop the drips…when it’s raining! So that you can still take advantage of our view ...

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  • April 12, 2019

Now stocking Calor Gas & CAMPINGAZ

Due to a number of requests from our customers, we are now stocking Calor Gas and Campingaz in various sizes, including: 5Kg Patio BBQ; 7kg or 15kg Butane; 6kg or 13kg Propane and Campingaz 1.8kg or 2.75kg

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  • April 5, 2019

Fundraising update 2018/19

In 2018, Totties Garden Centre supported both the RSPB and Yorkshire Air Ambulance. We had collection buckets in both the garden shop and cafe and our customers have generously donated to both these charities. We've raised £91.73 for the RSPB and £132.75 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance - Thank you to all those who have donated.

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  • March 13, 2019

Totties – Win Gold at Free From Eating out Awards 2018!

  PRESS RELEASE – 21st November 2018 We are delighted to not only have won a GOLD award at the Freefrom Eating Out Awards yesterday (Cafes & teashops category) but we were ALSO runner up in the Best Overall Award! These awards recognise local shops to multi-chain restaurants all with the same goal... SAFE, and DELICIOUS food for diners with any food allergies or intolerances. A special thank you to our fabulous kitchen and front of house teams for embracing our ethos with such passion and enthusiasm. The mission of the FreeFrom Eating Out ...

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  • December 4, 2018

NEW BORN LAMBS – SPRING 2018

Lambing has started here at Totties with triplets for Patch, one of our pet sheep. If you're visiting over the next few days or in the school holidays you may just get to feed one of them..

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  • March 31, 2018

Fundraising Success 2017

In 2017, Totties Garden Centre supported both the RSPB and Yorkshire Air Ambulance. We had collection buckets in both the garden shop and cafe and our customers have generously donated to both these charities. We've raised £178.90 for the RSPB and £41.30 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance - Thank you to all those who have donated.  

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  • February 23, 2018

Silver Award – Free From Eating Out Awards 2017

We are thrilled to announce that we have been awarded a Silver award, in the tea shop and cafe category, at this year’s Free From Eating Out Awards. The awards seek out the best ‘freefrom’ eateries from beach hut cafés to five star restaurants in the UK and then send out their expert judges. Based on the judges’ reports, gold, silver and bronze awards are made to eateries who understood how to cater safely for food allergic people. But, as important, awards go to those who have learned how to provide guests on restricted diets with exciting, innovative and ...

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  • February 23, 2018

A month old calf helps Holme Valley Mountain Rescue

He might only be 4 weeks old but a Holmfirth calf is already proving his worth and raising money for a local charity. Rufus, a highland bull, was born at here Totties Garden Centre on 1st February. His mother Morag arrived in October last year and it was suspected she was pregnant. It took 4 months for those suspicions to be confirmed. Owners Sue Brimble and Rob Swinn decided to let their loyal customers name the calf whilst boosting the coffers of Holme Valley Mountain Rescue. And so a competition was launched and for a 50p donation anyone could put forward their ...

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  • March 15, 2017

Bronze for Totties

PRESS RELEASE DECEMBER 2016 Bronze for Yorkshire café in the FreeFrom Eating Out Awards 2016 The Olive Tree Café at Totties Garden Centre, Holmfirth, is celebrating after being awarded bronze in a national award to promote ‘free from’ dining out. The local business was up against some stiff competition from across the country and was the only café representing Yorkshire. Owner and manager Sue Brimble said: ‘It’s the first time we’ve entered these awards so to be given bronze is a real achievement and we’re very pleased. We try hard to offer those ...

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  • December 12, 2016

Shortlist Success

PRESS RELEASE Holmfirth café shortlisted in the FreeFrom Eating Out Awards 2016 The Olive Tree Café at Totties Garden Centre, Holmfirth, has been shortlisted for a national award to celebrate ‘free from’ eating out. Owners Sue Brimble and Rob Swinn, who took over the business in March 2014, pride themselves on offering a wide range of gluten free options for customers and the gluten free battered Totties fish and chips is a winner for all who try it. 22 outlets have also been selected in the same category, although The Olive Tree Café is the only one ...

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  • October 18, 2016