Grow Wilder


(c) Susie Pearce

Grow Wilder is our inspiring six-acre wildlife gardening hub, where people and wildlife thrive in a productive setting. Explore our wildflower nursery, enjoy the sights and sounds of wildlife thriving in an urban setting and see the demonstrations of wildlife-friendly planting and food growing. You can buy plants, hire a room, volunteer, or join one of our courses or seasonal celebrations.


181 Frenchay Park Road
BS16 1HB
A static map of Grow Wilder

Know before you go

3 hectares

Entry fee


Parking information

Limited parking on site, please park in Begbrook Social Club opposite.

Bicycle parking

Lots of bike racks on site and a beautiful cycle along the Frome River from Eastville Park to Snuff Mills, where you may spot Kingfishers and Otters on route!

Grazing animals



Level paths through the site. 

Find out more about what's happening at the site here, or visit the Grow Wilder Facebook page


Guide dogs only
Guide dogs and Assistance dogs only


Picnic area
Accessible toilet
Baby changing facilities

When to visit

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 10:00-17:00
Closed on Saturday and Sunday until March 2021.

Best time to visit

All year round

About the reserve

Find out more about everything happening at Grow Wilder here. 

(c) Nick Turner