Welcome to Arkwright Meadows Community Gardens


You can volunteer with AMC Gardens in all sorts of ways - See our Volunteering page

Garden Events

There's always plenty going on in the garden! See our events page for more...

Garden Features

We have a lot for you to see in the garden - visit our map page and see for yourself!

Silver Gilt Award

The Meadows won the Urban Community Category of East Midlands in Bloom 2014, gaining a prestigious Silver Gilt Award.

Room for Hire or Lease

The Garden Room in our eco-building, currently for hire, will soon be available for lease. See Venue Hire page. 

Vegtable growing at AMC GardensEstablished in 2001 Arkwright Meadows Community Garden is a thriving community project. The Gardens are a green oasis within walking distance of Nottingham City Centre.We are open to visitors throughout the week providing a place for relaxation and recreation. We grow and sell organically grown fruit and vegetables, provide volunteering, education and training, deliver a wealth of community activities and offer meeting room hire. AMC Gardens is run by local people and provides the Meadows with a well loved resource which reflects and celebrates this vibrant and diverse community.

AMC Gardens: 'perhaps the best example in the whole of Britain'         RHS Britain in Bloom Judges Report 2013 . Click youtube button for film of AMC Gardens.


Gardens open to the public to visit for low cost seasonal fruit and veg sales.

Click here for opening times and see What's On page for full list of activities.

  • Monday to Thursday: 10.00- 3.00 pm Tandoor
    Traditional Tandoor Oven is open for own bread making, call in or phone us for available slots. Only £2 per hour for fuel.
  • Monday 5.30 - 6.45 and 7.00 to 8.15pm Yoga 
  • Thursday AMC Kids Club - outdoor play for 5 - 13yrs. 3.15 - 5pm 
  • Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
    Volunteering opportunities 10-12 & 1-3pm. We have many different opportunities for volunteers including working in the gardens, helping out at our events, volunteering in the office, helping us to run our playscheme and/or being a committee member. If you are interested please ring us or call in to see what is on offer and how you could help.
  • Thursday 9.30am - 12.30 pm Cycling
    Beginner and Refresher Cycle Training and Community Cycle Rides. Loan bikes available.  For more details, and to let us know you are coming and to book a loan bike, please phone Ridewise on 0115 955 2288. see www.ridewise.org.uk

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