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How to find us




Please note that there are no toilet or café facilities at the nursery. The nearest public toilets are in Heptonstall village (opposite the Weavers Square).


Payment at the nursery is by cash or cheque only.



Slack Top is approximately 2 miles from the centre of Hebden Bridge. The nursery entrance is behind the red bus shelter on the right. Plenty of roadside parking is available.



For GPS users, try Heptonstall rather than Hebden Bridge.


If travelling by bus, take the 596 bus (run by TLC Travel) from outside the Picture House in the centre of Hebden Bridge, and ask for the Slack Top Nursery stop. It runs regularly (every 30 minutes on weekdays) and the timetable is available at

Local Information

  • View from the nursery
  • Hebden Bridge
  • Bluebells in Hardcastle Crags

Slack Top is a small hamlet close to the popular tourist spots of Hebden Bridge and the historic village of Heptonstall. 'Slack' means a flat topped ridge between two valleys. The nursery also overlooks the picturesque National Trust Hardcastle Crags beauty spot, with plenty of beautiful walks nearby.


Hebden Bridge has a good variety of shops and cafes, a canal with boat rides and plenty of accommodation options - please click here for Hebden Bridge Tourist Information website. Eateries range from delicious teashops to organic, Italian and Greek restaurants, or the more traditional bar meals. Some of our favourites are Mooch cafe bar, Il Mulino (Italian restaurant), Sala Thai and The White Lion hotel.



The nursery unfortunately has no toilet facilities, and the nearest public toilets are situated in nearby Heptonstall, or at cafes in Hebden Bridge.



Other gardens and nurseries near by


Land Farm Garden, Colden

Dove Cottage (perennials), Halifax

General information

Price list available on request (please send an A5 S.A.E).

See us in the RHS Plant Finder >>



Gift vouchers available.




We are only opening on a few Open Days in 2022 - please see the Home Page for details.


Contact us

If you don't find the information you require, or wish to ask any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.


Please note that due to the constant demands of the nursery and only two staff, we may find it difficult on occasion to answer the telephone. We are usually contactable between 10am-7pm, but do please keep trying as we may just be out of reach of the phone.



Slack Top Nurseries
Alpine House
22A Slack Top
Hebden Bridge



01422 845348


07392 856395
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