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Staunton Country Park



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At Staunton Country Park, there is something for all the family.

  • Meet and feed the animals on the Ornamental Farm

  • Fabulous tropical Glasshouses and walled garden

  • Farmhouse Cafe, Visitor Centre and Traditional Gift shop

  • 1,000 acres of landscaped parkland, ornamental lake and Victorian Coach House

  • Children's Play Area

  • Baby Changing facilities

  • Disabled access and facilities

  • Full programme of events & guided walks

  • A range of fun trials for children to enjoy

  • Monthly Guided Walks

  • Cycle Hire

    Farm

    Sir George Staunton's original Ornamental Farm is home to an amazing variety of animals. Peacocks and llamas share their quarters with native species like shetland ponies, donkeys, goats and pigs. Don't forget to ask at the Visitor Centre for your chance to feed the many animals you'll meet on your journey around the park.

    Follies

    From the beauty of the traditional Gothic Library to the formal splendour of the walled garden, the Park boasts a wealth of Regency and Victorian architecture from Staunton's era.

    Fabulous Glasshouses

    The purpose built glasshouses, originally designed and built in the 1840's have now been rebuilt to Staunton's original design. You can experience plant life from around the world encountering many unusual and exotic flowers from the wet and humid tropics, such as Banana, Bamboo, Bird of Paradise, Tea and Coffee plants as well as carnivorous species such as the Pitcher plant. Marvel at the exotic lily house complete with tropical fish such as pacu piranha, guppies and gourami as well as experiencing the magnificent scale of the Giant Amazon Water Lily during the summer months.

    Maze and Puzzle Garden

    Beyond the glasshouses and gardens, discover the traditional yew hedge maze, created to celebrate the 50 years of rule of Queen Elizabeth II. A devilishly tricky maze that could literally have you going round in circles! Have fun following the maze rules and enjoy talking to total strangers through the speaking tubes.
    Of course you can only get to the maze once you have found your way through the Puzzle Garden.

    Sorry no dogs allowed on the farm (except guide dogs).

    For details about group bookings and private opening please contact the park office. All year angling on the ornamental lake.

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  • Directions

    Within easy reach of the A27 and the A3(M), near Portsmouth on the B2149 between Havant and Horndean, simply follow the brown tourist signs. Alternatively there are bus services - 21 & 27 from Havant, which stop right outside the gate.

    Staunton Country Park Postcode for SatNav: PO9 5HB

    Contact

     
    Tel:
    +44 (0)23 9245 3405
    Fax:
    +44 (0)23 9249 8156
    Email:
    Web:


    Middle Park Way
    Havant
    Hampshire
    PO9 5HB










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