Welcome to The Gardener’s Bothy – an independent craft workshop in the corner of the former walled garden on the Staunton Harold Estate, near Ashby-de-la-Zouch in Leicestershire.

The Gardener’s Bothy is the shop front for Cameron Forest and Garden Ltd, an established local forestry business working in and around the National Forest. The Bothy stocks our own range of garden furniture, woven willow products and timber from our own sawmill, as well as showcasing the talent of other local crafts-folk working in wood.

Exquisite Wooden Turning by George Watkins

In stock now: a collection of beautiful hand-turned bowls, forms and platters made by local artisan George Watkins.Each piece skilfully made with George’s trademark perfection and trained eye for bringing out the character of the wood.

2019 Courses

Our programme of courses starts on Saturday 9th March. Join in with the fun of learning something new, exercise your little grey cells and leave with something not only hand-crafted but something to be proud of.