Attraction in Havant
Animal magic, follies, rainforest and the Golden Jubilee Maze await you in Staunton Country Park, Havant.
2003 celebrates 150 years of the Great Amazon Waterlily.
Children particularly enjoy the Ornamental Farm where they can meet and feed a variety of friendly animals. Discover the devilishly tricky Golden Jubilee Maze and Puzzle Garden which opens on 1 June 2002 with a Maze Festival that runs until June 9.
Close by, in a charming walled garden, you can discover huge glasshouses that contain the largest display of tropical plants in the Southern region. From palms to pineapples, bananas to bamboo, this is a truly magnificent collection.
Beyond, in the 1,000 acres of parkland with its lake and mysterious follies, there is plenty of scope for walkers, whilst the Regency Tea-rooms provide tempting home-baked lunches and cakes.
A £2m Heritage lottery grant is currently funding work to continue the restoration of the beautiful historic estate created by Sir George Staunton.
Months Open: All Year, 10am - 5pm (4pm in Winter)
Closed Christmas & Boxing Day
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Discount for Groups: Yes
Car Parking: Yes
Admission Price: Adults: £5.50
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Restaurant - closed for refurbishment. Opens late 2003
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