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About Compton Acres

Compton Acres is recognised as one of the most important ornamental gardens in England.

Constructed in 1920 by Mr Thomas Simpson, today, Compton Acres is still acknowledged as one of the finest privately owned gardens in England. 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.

Scenic bus routes in Compton Acres

Poole to Bournemouth via Alum Chine – Purbeck Breezer 70 from Morebus

Purbeck Breezer 70

Bournemouth to Alum Chine & Poole

The scenic way between Poole and Bournemouth with glorious seaside views en route.

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Sandbanks to Poole & Rockley Park via Lilliput – Purbeck Breezer 60 from Morebus

Purbeck Breezer 60

Sandbanks to Poole & Rockley Park

Explore Poole's picturesque quayside and Sandbanks' luxurious surroundings with the Purbeck Breezer 60. Connect in Poole or Sandbanks for other Breezer routes.

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Swanage to Bournemouth via Sandbanks – open top Purbeck Breezer 50 from morebus

Purbeck Breezer 50

Bournemouth to Sandbanks & Swanage

One of the UK's most scenic bus routes: hop on this open top service for breathtaking views of Sandbanks & the Isle of Purbeck. Feel the breeze in your hair as you sit back, relax and unwind on board.

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