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Events, Loyalty Offers, Children’s Activities, Afternoon Teas and more…

Our vibrant events are your passport to year-round fun and learning! Imagine your kids’ glee at Santa’s Grotto, a magical Christmas event. Our interactive kids’ trails are a perfect blend of fun and learning, stimulating young minds. Fancy a cozy afternoon? Our Sunflower Cafes offer lovely afternoon teas where you can relax and treat yourself to mouthwatering delights. For foodies, our Weber certified BBQ courses are a fantastic way to brush up on your grilling skills with expert help. And guess what? We even have special character visits to our store, turning your little ones’ dream of meeting their favorite characters into reality! 

Cafe Special

Mother's Day Afternoon Tea

Great Shelford
Sunday 10th March 2024 – From 2pm

Treat Mum to a special afternoon tea at the Sunflower Cafe. All mums will receive a bunch of daffodils. 

Children's Meet & Greet Event

Spider Hero visit to Scotsdales

Great Shelford
Friday 29th March 2024 – 10:30am to 12:30pm

Meet and greet the awesome Spider Hero. Come as you are, or why not dress up as your favourite hero or villain!

Children's Activity

The Easter Trail

All Stores
Friday 29th March – Sunday 14th April 2024

Join us for an Easter themed trail. Find all the giant eggs to receive a tasty treat!

Children's Activity

Easter Colouring Competition

All Sunflower Cafes
Friday 29th March – Sunday 14th April 2024

Let’s get creative this Easter with a colouring competition with a seasonal theme!

Pick up a sheet from any Sunflower Café and add your colourful design to be in with a chance of winning a Magna-Tiles 32 piece set!

Winner will be notified on Monday 15th April. 

Children's Activity

The Beach at Horningsea

Opens Saturday 25th May 2024 – 10am – 2pm

The giant sandpit is back at Scotsdales Horningsea for 2024. Children are welcome to use freely between 10am and 2pm daily starting from Saturday 25th May.

Bring your spades and buckets and encourage outdoor play in a safe and sheltered environment. Perfect for families and anyone looking to keep children entertained during the summer months.

BBQ Demo

Weber BBQ Demo

Great Shelford
Saturday 8th June 2024 – 11am – 3pm

Sunday 9th June 2024 – 11am – 3pm

The Weber experts will be visiting Scotsdales Great Shelford to serve up mouth-watering tasters whilst answering your most grilling questions on all things Weber.

Gardening Activity

The Tallest Sunflower Competition

Grow the tallest sunflower to win a £100 Scotsdales voucher and your name on the Sunflower Shield!

Share a photo of yourself with your sunflower and a measuring tape on Instagram with the hashtag #ScotsdalesSunnies or send to

Competition closes Sunday 1st September. The winner will be contacted directly after the competition closes. Competition open to all ages. 

Children's Meet & Greet Event

Rapunzel Visit to Scotsdales

Great Shelford
Thursday 4th April 2024 – 10:30am to 12:30pm

Meet and greet the magical Princess Rapunzel. Come as you are, or why not dress up as your favourite Princess or hero!

Children's Café Special

Children's Easter Afternoon Tea

Great Shelford
4th, 5th, 11th & 12th April 2024. Available 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Join us for an Easter themed afternoon tea aimed at Children. £5.95 per person. 

48 hour pre-booking required. 

Meet and Greet Event

Roger Leivers Meet the Author & Book Signing

Great Shelford
Friday 5th & Saturday 6th April 2024. 9am – 5:30pm

Meet local history author Roger Leivers and get the chance to own a signed copy of his WWII books Stirling to Essen & Godmanchester at War. 

Treat Yourself

Afternoon Tea

Pre-booking required


Past Events

Your Scotsdales Loyalty Scheme

Mega May Double Points

Garden Essentials

All plant feeds, lawn care, gardening gloves, water butts, weed control and garden tools.

Structures & Finishing Touches

All grow houses, raised beds, arbours, arches, pergolas, plant pots and containers.

Wild Bird Care

All bird tables and feeding stations. 

Wild Bird Care

All bird tables and feeding stations. 

Your Scotsdales Loyalty Scheme

March Double Points

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