Compton Acres in Dorset

Tom Deveson

The gardens of Compton Acres in Dorset have been developed over the past 50 years to bring many kinds of horticultural styles together in one place. A new pair of education packs provides things for young visitors (key stages 1 and 2) to do during and after their visit. Activities are standard - sketching, filling in missing words, taking notes from observation. Many kinds of garden offer intriguing themes to explore - Japanese symbols of peace, Canadian totem poles, Egyptian hieroglyphics and Roman gods. Information from Compton Acres, 164 Canford Cliffs Road, Poole, Dorset BH13 7ES. Tel: 01202 700778. Fax: 01202 707537.Email: Website, including virtual tour:

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