Visit Derwen… we are open!
(updated 30th July 2020)
Please be aware that if you are planning to visit the Garden Centre or Garden Cafe between 3rd and 17th August, you will not be able to access Twmpath Lane (Garden Centre entrance) from the A5.
Twmpath Lane will be closed from the Orthopaedic/Gobowen roundabout during this period. Shropshire Council are repairing damage to the railway bridge starting on Monday 3rd August for up to two weeks. Diversions will be in place via Whittington.
The Derwen College Garden Centre, Gift Shop and the Garden Café reopened on Monday 20th July.Safety measures are in place to allow you to visit with confidence.
Thank you all for your support during this time. We look forward to welcoming you to the Garden Centre, Gift Shop and Garden Cafe .
Information and opening times to Visit Derwen
Visit Derwen – how to get here…
Derwen College lies just off the A5, outside Oswestry. It is approximately an hour’s drive from Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool, and just half an hour from Shrewsbury and Chester.
Park in the Garden Centre car park. You can find the to the car park is on Twmpath Lane in Gobowen.
Bus stops are close to Derwen College ensuring easy transport links to Oswestry and surrounding areas.
The ‘Gobowen Agnes Hunt‘ bus stop is just a short walk from Derwen College’s main entrance (on Whittington Road)
‘Park Hall Derwen College entrance‘ bus stop is located on Twmpath Lane. A short walk will take you from the entrance to reception along the public footpath.
A little further away from Derwen College are two more bus stops. ‘Park Hall North Drive Junction‘ and ‘Park Hall Orthopaedic Hospital‘ are a 5/10 minute walk away.
Visit Derwen by train. Gobowen Railway Station is a few minutes walk away, with direct lines to Shrewsbury, Telford, Wrexham and Chester.