About Us


The Idle Mole is a family run garden centre in the heart of Leicestershire, we have been working within the industry for 50 years. Which is now based in the Engine Yard at Belvoir Castle. Our team is dedicated to bringing gardening knowledge to those who need it, those who love it and those who desperately want to learn! 

Our mission is to make gardening easy for anyone, we love to see people with a passion for the greener things in life. But also we aim to help those that find it difficult, creating our bespoke boxes and subscriptions is our way to ensure that anyone can have a beautiful garden. 

Opening Hours
Monday to Saturday 9.30am - 4.30pm
Sundays 10am - 4pm 
Personal shopping slots: 9am or 5pm on weekdays only