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Leading Garden Centre and Landscape Contractors

Fernhill Garden Centre is a family run business that was established in 1978 by the Reid Family. It has developed and grown rapidly in the past 10 years to become recognized as one of Ireland’s leading Garden Centre and Landscape Contractors. Fernhill prides itself on the quality and value of its services and product range with exceptional attention to detail in delivering these services. 

Assortment Fernhill

Fernhill Garden Centre offers many garden products and services spread over five acres of display grounds. Their product ranges include a large selection of plants, trees, garden furniture, Weber BBQs, indoor plants, pots, gifts, garden care, stone, pond equipment, garden furniture and much more. Fernhill also provides additional services, including free garden advice from our horticultural experts and a comprehensive range of garden design services offered by our award-winning landscaping contractors. We have free on-site parking, free gift wrapping service and an in-store restaurant serving a range of hot meals and beverages daily.


Our Garden Centre is easily accessible from Athlone, Ballinasloe, Moate and Hodson Bay. Situated on a 9-acre site, east of the River Shannon on the Longford Road on the outskirts of Athlone. Conveniently located just 500 meters from the M6 motorway Junction 10, Fernhill is only one hour from Dublin and 45 minutes from Galway. Of course, our garden centre is wheelchair-friendly, so easily accessible for everyone!

COVID-19 rules

As we are still dealing with the Corona crisis, we kindly ask you to follow the rules in our garden centre. At any time, the health, safety and wellbeing of our customers and team members are our utmost priority. We must do the right thing by the communities we live and work in to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. We have implemented stringent procedures and taken the necessary steps as part of the Government Return to Work Protocol and the latest Public Health Advice.

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Family-run business

Fernhill Garden Centre is a family-run business that was established in 1978 by the Reid Family. It has developed and grown to become recognized as one of Ireland’s leading Garden Centres and Landscape Contractors. Fernhill has a team of qualified Horticulturists ready to offer you excellent customer service, expert advice and everything you need to know to cultivate a beautiful garden.

Garden essentials

Fernhill stocks a huge range of pots, homeware, giftware, mature trees, BBQs, and garden furniture, along with all your garden essentials. We sell brands that include well known international names such as Weber, Kettler, Leisuregrow, LifestyleGarden and Alexander Rose, as well as local Irish brands like Shannonbridge Pottery, Ballyshane wooden boards and Deborah Donnelly art. Fernhill provides you with a huge free parking lot and offers a free gift-wrapping service at our Gift Centre.

Our On-site Restaurant

Fernhill is more than just a garden centre. We also house a fantastic restaurant to enjoy coffee, tea, sandwiches, and hot meals. Our restaurant Savoury Fare is the on-site big restaurant offering freshly made meals, fresh bread and coffees throughout the day.


Fernhill Landscapes is highly recognised and accredited among the Irish landscaping industry, receiving multiple awards and certificates from the ALCI and Bord Bia. They offer a one-stop shop for all your landscaping design and construction needs, offering tailor-made solutions to match all budgetary needs.

Awards and Accolades

Fernhill has won several awards and accolades, including

  • Midlands 103 Customer Service Award 2019 for Garden Centre of the Year and Giftware Store of the Year,
  • Midlands 103 Customer Service Award 2018 for Best Garden Centre,
  • Best Newcomer for Savoury Fare at Midlands 103 Hospitality Awards 2019,
  • Best Casual Dining (Westmeath) for Savoury Fare at Irish Restaurant Awards 2019.

Fernhill is an independent and award-winning garden centre near you! Visit our garden centre in Athlone and discover our wide range of Garden Products, BBQs and Outdoor Living.

Austin and Eoin Reid, the faces of the family run Fernhill Garden Centre  The Reid Family of Fernhill Garden Centre Austin and Rosemary Reid collecting the Midlands 103 Customer Service Award 2018 for Fernhill Garden Centre, Athlone Fernhill Midlands 103 Customer Service Awards 2019 Winners - Fernhill Garden Centre, Athlone

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