Compton Acres

Great Outdoors

Compton Acres is highly regarded as one of the most important historic gardens in England. Built in 1924, it is of late Victorian Mixed Style and has undergone extensive refurbishment over the last 8 years. There are 7 distinct gardens to enjoy across the 10 acres of land. Wander around the famous Italian and Japanese Gardens and the beautiful Italian villa. You can enjoy a spot of lunch or some homemade cake in the cafe tearooms.

Places to visit nearby

Portsmouth is an historic port on the south coast of England, that has been home to the British Royal Navy for more than 800 years.

Cherbourg, in Normandy, is a port town with a seafaring history that is second to none.

Nearby attractions

One of the most beautiful beaches on the South Coast of England, Sanbanks Beach is a stunning expanse of fine golden sand, beside turquoise waters, on the Sandbanks peninsula.

Brownsea Island is the largest island in Poole Harbour and is owned by the National Trust. It is a beautiful area, famous for its rare red squirrels, and has spectacular views back across the mainland as far as the Purbeck...

Experience the thrill of haring down some of the UK's most exciting waterflumes at the Splashdown Waterpark in Poole.