Hopkins @ Horticap cafe

Our wonderful cafe is named in honour of our student peter hopkins,

whose legacy helped to make our new facilities possible.


The cafe serves a tasty selection of subs, paninis, and ploughman’s lunch, as well as freshly baked cakes and hot drinks. Salads and a breakfast menu will be added soon. The cafe is open Monday to Saturday from 9am to 4.30pm and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. We have a delightful patio and very soon, our upstairs veranda overlooking our new garden will be open. Our social enterprise cafe offers students opportunities for work experience and training.

Our Shop

Our shop is open 9.00am – 4.30pm monday to saturday and 10am – 4pm sunday


The shop at Horticap is an important outlet for the plants grown throughout the year as well as the varied crafts produced by the students.

Students receive training in the shop to give them experience in customer service and interaction. Sales make a valuable contribution to the income required to operate Horticap.

Here’s a selection of past and present stock. we will

have student-made items again in due course.

Bluecoat Wood Nurseries

Otley Road



Tel: 01423 522876

Fax: 01423 520869