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Delivery Times and Prices:
UK Standard Delivery (excluding Northern Ireland) - £6.95
UK Standard Delivery will arrive within 3-5 working days from when you submit your order.
UK Standard Delivery is available Monday – Friday.
Northern Ireland Standard Delivery - £15.95
Northern Ireland Standard Delivery is available Monday – Friday.
(Price is due to additional costs incurred on all shipments that are variable and out of our control.)
UK Next Day Delivery (Orders placed before 12:00pm midday) - £7.95
UK Next Day Delivery is only available Monday – Thursday.
Orders placed on a Saturday or Sunday for UK Next Day Delivery will be delivered within 2-3 working days.
The cut-off time for UK Next Day Delivery between Monday - Thursday is 12:00pm (midday).
Orders placed to Northern Ireland do not qualify for UK Next Day Delivery.
UK Saturday Delivery (Excluding Bank Holidays) - £19.95
The cut-off time for UK Saturday Delivery is Friday 12:00pm (midday).
Orders placed to Northern Ireland do not qualify for UK Saturday Delivery.
P.O. Box Delivery
We're sorry, but Highgrove Gardens shop orders cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes.
Overseas Delivery From £20.00
Overseas delivery will be calculated at the checkout process.
Europe from £20.00
USA & Canada from £55.00
Rest of World from £55.00
For more information, please see our International Delivery page.
Important Local Import Restrictions: It is vital you check that the goods you are ordering are permitted to be imported into the destination country. Highgrove Gardens / A. G. Carrick Ltd does not accept liability for costs incurred if ordered goods are refused entry.
We regret that A G Carrick Ltd will not be able to refund purchases that are refused delivery due to unpaid customs charges.
Tracking: deliveries will usually need to be signed for at the delivery address. A tracking link will be sent with your email dispatch confirmation if applicable. We cannot pass additional delivery instructions to our carriers. If no one is available to sign for your delivery (UK only) a card will be left and your order will be taken to your local Royal Mail Delivery Office for you to collect.