This image of a small part of the famous Compton Acres was taken while touring the beautiful Dorset countryside in the UK, along with good friend Pauline
Camera Olympus E-520, Focal length 42.0,
Shutter speed 1/320s, f/5.6, ISO 800
Compton Acres invites you to escape to a different world. The new Compton Acres has more features than ever before.
Compton Acres was built in 1924 and is a wonderful example of a historic garden in the UK. It is of late Victorian Mixed Style design with seven distinct gardens to wander around and enjoy, including the Italian Garden and the Japanese Garden.
As well as its beautiful ten acres of gardens, there are exciting shopping opportunities, restaurants, a cafe, regular events and, with further all-weather facilities planned for the near future. Compton Acres in Poole, Dorset is fast becoming one of the most visited and prestigious family attractions on the South Coast.