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Compton Acres
Name:Compton Acres 



 
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Address:Canford Cliffs 
Mailing Address: 
City:Poole 
State:Dorset 
Postal Code:BH13-7ES 
Country:UNITED KINGDOM 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=50.7; long=-1.9
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Phone:+44 (0)1202.700778 
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Construction Period: -  
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours:Open March 1 - October 31, 10:30am - 6pm. 
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Added to JGarden:1/1/1999 
Last Updated:4/29/2001 
JGarden Description:There are ten different gardens set in ten acres of land over Pool Harbor. The gardens include an Old English Garden, Italian Garden, Egyptian Court, Indian tropical valley, Spanish water garden and a Japanese garden with a thatched-roof temple and pond. Site includes a restaurant/cafe and small nursery.

The gardens were built in 1914. The japanese garden includes a pagoda and 'imperial pavilion'.

GreatBritishGardens suggests staying at The Old House, just outside Salisbury, SP2 7JQ, Tel (0)1722416144.
 




Years ago I went into retirement
and built this place beside the mountain.
Among the trees there is no worldly noise;
beneath the eaves, the tranquil flow of a stream...

  Ishikawa Jozan
  founder of Shisendo
  trans. by Jonathon Chaves
  17th century

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