Fordham Events

Scotsdales isn't just a garden centre. We also run a series of fun, educational and practical events throughout the calendar year. We try to cater for everyone, whether we're hosting a children's gardening club session or an evening of gin tasting. Some events are free free drop in sessions, whilst others need to be pre-booked and/or paid for in advance to confirm your spaces. 

If you have any specific enquiries about any of our events, then please contact us on: 01638 720455 for more information. 

Adult & Family Events


Christmas Menu

The Fordham Christmas menu will run alongside our normal menu options from 1st November through to Christmas Eve (24th December).

The menu will be on offer between 11:30am until 3pm daily.

We are happy to cater for large parties in our 80 seater marquee, but please book your spaces in advance. For further information about booking please call: 01638 720455.

Click here to see the Fordham Christmas Menu.


Christmas Cakes Menu at Fordham

Hand-crafted festive treats to take away and enjoy with friends and family this Christmas.

Available 9th - 31st December from the Sunflower Cafe, Fordham.

For more details please speak to a member of the cafe team in store or call 01638 720455.

Click here to see the Fordham Christmas Cakes Menu.


Lakenheath Silver Band

Saturday 14th December 2019

Event starts at 11:30am. 

Embrace the festivities with Christmas melodies played by the Lakenheath Silver Band as you shop. 

This is a free drop-in event, no booking required.

Click here for further details.


Children's Events


Christmas Reindeer Trail

30th November - 24th December
All day

Santa's trying to find his reindeer ready for his magical flight on Christmas Eve, can you find the missing reindeer around the store?

This is a free daily event, no booking required.


Santa's Grotto at Fordham

1st December - 24th December
Weekend slots only until 19th December. Times vary between days. 
 
Come and meet Santa at Scotsdales. Fordham's Santa’s Grotto experience will be suitable for all ages. Your little ones will be given the chance to meet Santa and his elves to get them into the Christmas spirit. 

£6 per child, includes free present of their choice from Santa. Adults attend free.
No online or instore slot bookings available.

Tea With Santa Claus at Fordham

4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th & 19th December
5pm until 6pm
 
Come and enjoy children’s tea with Santa. Includes a children’s hot meal and a soft drink as well as a present and games with the man himself.

£12.50 per head. Instore booking required.


 Find Us

Scotsdales Garden Centre & Nursery Fordham, Market Street, Fordham, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 5LQ