A selection of 3 green and gold water cans and plant misters made by Haws

Celebrating Buy British Day at the Royal Parks Shop

On 3 of October, the Royal Parks Shop is marking Buy British Day by showcasing a stunning array of products sourced from local British suppliers. With sustainability at the heart of what we do, supporting British businesses is important so we can reduce the distance products have to travel before they reach us. At the Royal Parks Shop, over half of the products we stock are British-made. Here are some of our fantastic British suppliers and their creations.

Haws Watering Cans: a timeless classic

Haws Watering Cans is a quintessentially British company that has been crafting high-quality watering cans for over a century. Their iconic designs are not only aesthetically pleasing but also incredibly functional, making them a staple for gardeners around the world.

The Royal Parks Shop stocks Haws Watering Cans in classic ‘racing green’, with each one carefully crafted to provide the perfect pour for your plants. These durable watering cans are a testament to British craftsmanship and serve as a timeless addition to any gardener's toolkit.

Tweedmill: quality woven in  

Located in the picturesque heart of Wales, Tweedmill has been weaving the finest quality textiles for over 45 years. Their commitment to traditional craftsmanship, along with their innovative designs, has earned them a reputation for producing blankets, throws, and scarves that are both stylish and durable.

Visitors to the Royal Parks Shop can experience the quality and comfort of Tweedmill’s products first-hand, with colourful throws and practical picnic rugs including a recycled wool range to equip you for a crisp, autumnal day out in the parks.  

Multi-coloured wool blankets rolled up and organised in a pyramid.
Tweedmill blankets

Earthsong Seeds: cultivating sustainability

Earthsong Seeds is a British company that specializes in heritage and heirloom seeds, encouraging gardeners to cultivate biodiversity. Their commitment to preserving traditional plant varieties is a testament to their dedication to the environment and the conservation of our natural heritage.

At the Royal Parks Shop, you can find a wide selection of Earthsong Seeds, from aromatic herbs to vibrant wildflowers. Each collection is made with the art of home apothecary in mind so not only can you grow your own plants, but you can also learn how to cultivate them for medicinal purposes. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or just starting your green journey, Earthsong Seeds' products offer a sustainable and local option to create a beautiful garden while supporting the preservation of British flora.

Yellow patterned seed boxes from Earthsong seeds
Earthsong Seeds

A Blackbird Sang: nature-inspired artistry

A Blackbird Sang is an independent British design studio known for creating exquisite illustrations inspired by the natural world. Their artwork beautifully captures the essence of British wildlife, from the delicate flutter of a butterfly's wings to the majestic stance of a red deer stag.  

At the Royal Parks Shop, you can find a curated selection of A Blackbird Sang's tea towels, fence and post 

Green and white tea towel made by A Blackbird Sang
A Blackbird Sang products

Why Buy British?

The Royal Parks Shop is dedicated to supporting local British suppliers like Haws Watering Cans, Tweedmill, Earthsong Seeds and A Blackbird Sang who exemplify the best of British craftsmanship and creativity.

By choosing to shop with the Royal Parks you are not only supporting British businesses and bringing home exceptional products, but you’re also making a positive impact, helping to look after these beautiful spaces so people can enjoy them long into the future.

Further reading

  • The Royal Parks shop

    The Shop

    The Royal Parks Shop opened in Hyde Park this July at the Boat House by the Serpentine, offering visitors a range of sustainable and high-quality products.

  • Customer in the shop

    The Royal Parks opens first shop in Hyde Park

    The Royal Parks opens its first shop in Hyde Park, offering visitors a seasonal range of sustainable, high-quality products.