Marple & District
Picture of a box of potatoes, two with a funny face

Potato Day

We are holding our annual Potato Day on:

Sunday 11th February 2024
from 09:30am until 2:00pm.

The object of the day is to make available a large selection of seed potatoes and other vegetables to allotment plot holders and members of the public.

Each year the produce is provided by Matthew Smith of Brighter Blooms Based in Walton-Le-Dale near Preston.

Matthew has been awarded a Chelsea Gold several times and was awarded The Queen's Platinum Jubilee award (Best Exhibit in the Great Pavilion) in 2022.


Over 90 varieties of seed potatoes provided in one kilo net bags.

Additionally there will be:

Many Varieties of Vegetable Seeds
Onion Sets and Garlic
Fruit Trees and Soft Fruit Bushes
Dahlias, Gladioli, Lilies and other summer flowering bulbs

The produce can be viewed and bought on the day at the event.

Delicious Home made cakes, teas & coffees will be available throughout the day.
Please Note:
We are aiming for sustainable (plastic free) packaging.
Please bring your own bags.
The Event will be held in the:
Marple Senior Citizens Hall
Memorial Park
(access from Stockport Road, between Costa Coffee & Regent Cinema)

Car Parking is available in the Memorial Park and also in Trinity Street on the opposite side of Stockport Road, see map below:

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If you have any queries please visit the Contact Us from the menu for phone numbers

Why not make it a day out in Marple:

There are excellent views of the High Peak from the Memorial Park.
Enjoy a walk along the 16 Locks of the Peak Forest canal that runs by the Memorial Park:
Down to the aqueduct over the River Goyt
Up to the Top Lock Junction with the Macclesfield Canal.

There are several other walks around Marple.
Details can be found on the Marple web site Marple Web Site