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Compton Acres Garden

Compton Acres Gardens, near Poole

Compton Acres has 10 acres of gardens with lovely views over Poole Harbour and the distant Purbeck Hills.

The historic Compton Acres Gardens near Poole  include formal areas and woodland areas which were superbly designed and have been brought back to life by the present owners. There are viewpoints overlooking the sea which is around 1 mile away.
As you enter the gardens you will see the superb Italian Garden with ornamental lake and water lilies surrounded by colourful formal borders bursting with colour..
Compton Acres has one of the largest rock gardens in the UK and a stunning Japanese Garden with thatched temple, pond and koi. The gardens look stunning in Spring and Summer with lovely reflections.
Other features include the Palm Court, and the Spanish water garden.
The woodland garden makes good use of water features including pools and small cascades and bridges.
The gardens have been restored over recent years and are worth visiting. Worth making more than one visit through the changing seasons.

Compton Acres Opening Times - see latest information by visiting website.
Normally open all year. Shopping areas, Disabled Access. Plant Sales.
Café/tea rooms open from 9.00 – 4.30 and a pizzeria open from 5pm.



  • Telephone: 01202 700778
  • E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  • Street: Compton Acres
  • Postcode: BH13 7ES
  • City: Poole
  • County: Dorset
  • Country: United Kingdom


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