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Compton Acres

164 Canford Cliffs Rd, Poole BH13 7ES, UK

Botanical Gardens

About Compton Acres

Compton Acres is one of the finest privately owned gardens in the South of England.  Comprising a series of classical themed gardens, each providing an attractive and unique variety of ornamental plants from around the world, cared for by a team of professional gardeners. Enjoy over 10 acres of horticultural heaven, relax in our charming Café & Tea Rooms, browse the treasures in our Gifted Moment store or delve into the exciting world of plants within our Plant Centre.



Attractions near Compton Acres

Sandbanks Beach2.13km from Compton Acres

Sandbanks is a small peninsula crossing the mouth of Poole Harbour.  It is of the highest quality with fine golden sand and sparkling clean waters, perfect for a family day out at the seaside.  One of the iconic location for a day out with family and also you can spend some nice time there.

Alum Chine Beach2.22km from Compton Acres

Alum Chine Beach is probably one of Bournemouth's favourite Blue Flag award winning beaches, particularly loved by the locals for its wide, exceptionally clean, sandy and shingle beaches situated further to the West of Bournemouth, away from the hustle and bustle of Bournemouth Pier and the town centre.

Poole Harbour3.05km from Compton Acres

Poole is Europe's largest natural harbor and a stunning location for all types of watersports fringed with unspoilt woodland and coastal walks.   It is made up of many different habitats, which in turn provides a stunning variety of birdlife throughout the entire year. It is one of several which lay claim to the title of "second largest natural harbour in the world".

Poole Park3.37km from Compton Acres

Poole Park is an urban park adjacent to Poole Harbour in Poole. The park was opened during the Victorian era and has remained popular with visitors ever since. It is a great venue for relaxing and playing and covers an area of more than 100 acres, 60 acres of which - unusually for an urban space - comprise freshwater and brackish lakes.

Oceanarium3.67km from Compton Acres

One of the iconic attractions in Dorset which takes you on an underwater adventure through some of the world's most amazing waters. Home to hundreds of awesome creatures, come face to face with stunning sharks, curious green sea turtles, colorful clownfish, and the very cute, Oriental small-clawed otter family.  The Bournemouth Oceanarium also boasts the world's first virtual interactive dive cage and an interactive global meltdown to explore the effects of climate change.

Bournemouth Parks - Lower Gardens3.73km from Compton Acres

The Lower Gardens in Bournemouth is a Grade II Listed Garden. The beautiful floral displays that combine a range of colours, textures and scents. The Gardens also have plenty of activities to keep visitors busy including music at the Pine Walk bandstand, an aviary, mini golf course and an art exhibition during the summer.

Where is Compton Acres

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Dorset is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast. Here you can the beautiful beaches to famous landmarks like Durdle Door and Portland Bill, and activities including kayaking, wine tasting, and more