A GARDEN centre has been picked up a prestigious regional award.

Bents Garden and Home in Glazebury has been crowned the Best Destination Garden Centre for the third year in a row by the Garden Centre Association (GCA).

The accolade was handed out after an unannounced visit at the Warrington Road centre by GCA auditors.

It follows Bents’ Best Destination Garden Centre in the UK title that is was given earlier this year.

Bents’ has also been recognised regionally by being given six more awards including Best Customer Services and Catering Excellence and Best Restaurant

The centre will now be re-audited as it hoped to retain its Best Destination in the UK title for next year.