Welcome to Arkwright Meadows Community Gardens

In the HEART of the Meadows

Established 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.

The Gardens site and buildings are fully wheelchair accessible.

Covid 19 update:

Update as of May 2021: 

As the covid restrictions start to gently ease we are really pleased that we can offer a few more activities and opportunities at the gardens (see below).

Our outside space is open for people to come along and explore and enjoy any time during our opening hours and you are welcome to bring a picnic and sit and enjoy the space.  Our building, poly tunnel and tandoor shelter remain closed at the moment.

We are really pleased to be able to start up some of our activities again now – and we will also continue to share ideas on our social media and on You Tube.

We ask everyone to follow the government rules around distancing and only being with your household / bubble.  There are hand-washing facilities at our gate and we have quite a lot of space here for you to explore.  

We will also continue to offer sales by phone order and arranged collection slots.

More updates will follow if things need to change – thank you again for your support and understanding.

Our covid safety risk assessment is available to read and download here meadows community gardens risk assessment covid measures updated january 9th 2021.docx

Some of our regular sessions have been able to resume: 

Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday  Volunteering

Our after school Kids Club has been able to start up again, the group meets every Thursday, 3.15 – 5pm AMC Kids Club Outdoor Play for 5-13 year olds.  Places free and numbers are limited, you can call the gardens to enquire about availability / waiting lists.

Saturday Family Sessions are starting weekly from May 8th, 11 – 12.30 (further details on our facebook page).

Stay and Play at the Gardens starting Wednesday May 12th 12.30 – 1.30 (further details on our facebook page).

The following activities are still on hold at the moment:

Every Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-3pm Tandoor Oven Available to hire £5 per session. Bring your own dough

Cook and Eat, every Tuesday 11am – 1pm.   Come and learn some simple and healthy cooking skills with us, socialise and eat. We have limited spaces so please call ahead if you are planning on joining us.

Evening Yoga at AMC Gardens every Monday evening, 2 different classes, one at 6-7pm and the other at 7.30-8.30pm


Special Events and Workshops

We are delighted that we can now start to run some smaller activities and workshops; our bigger community events have to remain on hold for now and we will update here and on social media as soon as things change.

Community Picnic – Saturday July 3rd.    A wonderful opportunity to bring a picnic, relax and enjoy the community gardens and connect with other local people.   Times and details to follow, places will need to be booked so as numbers will be limited.   Further information on our facebook page. 

We have been adding some activity ideas to our You Tube channel on this link. 

Fresh Organic Produce Available

We have a year-round supply of organically grown vegetables, fruit and herbs for sale. Produce is picked for you while you wait so what you’re buying is always totally fresh. We also have a shop area where you can buy plants.

Feel free to pop into the gardens whenever we’re open to see what we have available.

Subscribe for News and Events

Sign up to the AMC Gardens Newsletter for regular updates on what’s happening at the gardens.

Opening Times

From May we are open as follows:

Tuesday 12-6

Wednesday 12-4

Thursday 12-6

Friday 12-4

Saturday 10-4 

The building, poly tunnel, tandoor shelter and shed areas are staff access only at the moment.  We ask everyone to stick to all the government rules around distancing and being with your household / bubble.  We have hand-washing facilities at the gate.

We will continue to offer sales by phone order and arranged collection slots.

Thank you again for your support and understanding.

Find us on our You Tube channel here 

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