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Compton Acres

164 Canford Cliffs Road, Poole BH13 7ES, England
+44 1202 700778
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Vegan afternoon tea!

Would highly recommend the vegan afternoon tea here. You have to book in advance but it is worth... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
VeganReview
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Ferndown, United Kingdom
Winter walk in the gardens

After a lovely breakfast in the cafe we took a leisurely walk round the gardens. We’ll be back... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LizJohnR
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Poole, United Kingdom
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164 Canford Cliffs Road, Poole BH13 7ES, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Would highly recommend the vegan afternoon tea here. You have to book in advance but it is worth it, delicious food and a beautiful venue.

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Susan K, Manager at Compton Acres, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind review, we are so pleased you enjoyed our Vegan afternoon tea. We hope you come back again, maybe try our delicious home cooked breakfasts or lunches.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a lovely breakfast in the cafe we took a leisurely walk round the gardens. We’ll be back again, really enjoyed the variety of styles.

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Susan K, Manager at Compton Acres, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit, such a nice way to walk of a hearty breakfast! We hope you come back and see us again soon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved coming as a child and really enjoyed showing my partner one of my favourite places in the area. Well worth the visit

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been around the beautiful gardens many times in the past but this time I met up with friends for Sunday roast which was very good & there was a choice of sizes so suitable for large or small appetites....good thinking The gardens are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent sandwiches but quiche Lorraine very good. Staff charming and pleasant area for a light lunch.

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Susan K, Manager at Compton Acres, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review, we are pleased you enjoyed your lunch.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been visiting Poole, Bournemouth and the New Forest fairly regularly since I was a small child; 45+ years ago and have known these gardens existed for many years but have never visited as an adult; probably wasn't expecting much; but how wrong we were!!!...More

Thank DonianGuru
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Susan K, Manager at Compton Acres, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit. The gardens do take quite a few people by surprise as they do not expect to find 10 acres of gardens in this vicinity. As you state the gardens...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I or we have been to theses gardens many times and they are always lovely but different. We prefer spring and summer months when everything is coming into bloom or is in full bloom. The set gardens which I think no five, please don't hold...More

Thank Michael G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb place to visit , see the fantastic Poole harbour views and the Roman garden plus many more .well worth a visit , take your time walking around and relax , believe me you'll be back for more .

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Susan K, Manager at Compton Acres, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Compton Acres. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and do hope that you come back at a different time of the year to visit us again.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

If you’ve got a particular interest in plants or you just enjoy wandering around beautiful, tranquil places then you’ll have a good few hours exploring here. Entrance is a bit pricey but I imagine they have a lot of costs to cover and it’s worth...More

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Susan K, Manager at Compton Acres, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Compton Acres and we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit. We do feel that our entry prices are reasonable and in line with similar attractions. Perhaps if you are local you might be interested...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to stroll and enjoy the plants, foliage and flowers. The path winds around itself and eventually leads you to a lovely cafe overlooking Poole harbour.More

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Susan K, Manager at Compton Acres, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you for your kind review we are so pleased you enjoyed your stroll around the gardens. It is worth noting that the cafe within the grounds of the gardens overlooking the harbour is seasonal, it will not be open until the Spring. Visitors are...More

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Priestyy
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Response from Michelle L | Reviewed this property |
Worth every penny of it aswell on of the best gardens we have been too x
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Response from 952778km | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your enquiry we do not have a specific picnic area in the gardens but are happy for visitors to use the benches etc for eating their packed lunches. You are missing out however on our cafe's, where we... More
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There is disabled parking here. We do not treat wheelchair users as idiots as we have many regular customers who use wheelchairs and I am sure if they were treated as a nuisance they would not frequent our establishment so... More
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