Contact Info

Laurence Hobbs Orchids Ltd
Bailiffs Cottage Nursery
Hophurst Lane
Crawley Down
RH10 4LN
Mobile: (+44)7961350053
24 hour office: 01293 561029

opening hours: 9 - 5 closed fridays


The nursery is generally open by appointment Monday to Thursday, please ring to arrange a suitable time and date (call 07961 350053 – call backs can be requested). There are also several open weekends each year with discounts and free refreshments and one day plant sales. Visits from societies are welcomed and the nursery can cater for both lunches and teas. Please email us to be added to the open weekend email/postal alert list (please include a contact number).

Have plants in need of re-potting, health checks or hospitalisation?
Bring them along we shall see what we can do.

Can’t spot a type of orchid you want?
Let us know if you are after something special and we will try our best to source it for you.

Need local friendly advice?
We can put you in touch with your nearest orchid society, or simply call and email us with any questions.

Drop in and visit for plants, advice and orchid sundries – please ring in advance to arrange a suitable time -

or drop by for our next Plant Sales Days and Open Weekends:

Open Days: 22/23 Feb

Open Weekend: March 14/15

 Opening times for all meetings are from 10.00 am

As usual, Sandra’s cakes and cuppa’s will be available for all throughout the Open Weekend events, with light refreshments on plant sale days.

For  questions on plant availability, or advice on plant health/care, please also call Laurence direct; leave a message; or email Please include a contact number with all correspondence and approx best time to return a phone call.

Laurence Hobbs Orchids

Tel: 07961 350053

Message: 01293 561029


Events in 2020

Feb 15/16 Open Weekend

Mar 14.15 Open Weekend





We can send plants via post for all occasions – ring or email and include a telephone contact number so we can call you direct. Gift vouchers available by post, by email.

Visit: and leave your telephone contact details .