World Photo Day Competition

In the lead up to World Photo Day on the 19th August Dorset’s finest historical gardens, Compton Acres, is hosting an amateur photography competition celebrating the beauty of Dorset’s landscape and horticulture.

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From stunning water features, vibrant flowers, beautiful statues, floral displays, ornamental topiary or other garden and outdoor wonders – send in your most spectacular shots of Dorset’s outdoor scenery. Whether taken at Compton Acres (which is renowned for all these things), your own garden or beautiful public spaces across the county – make sure to enter for the chance to win fantastic prizes including a Family Annual Membership Pass to Compton Acres Gardens and have your photo featured in Dorset Living – read by over 20,000 people in Dorset!



Gardens and horticulture – from ornamental gardens, spectacular flowers, floral displays, to shapely topiary – whether at Compton Acres or other locations across Dorset, we want to see the most beautiful shots of the county’s outdoor scenery.


Submit your photos by posting them on the Compton Acres Facebook page or by emailing them Photos must be submitted by Saturday 11th August.


1st Prize – Family Annual Membership Pass to Compton Acres Gardens (2 Adults and up to 3 children) – worth £85

2nd Prize – Two single annual passes (2 adults) – worth £65

3rd Prize – Cream tea for two with mini bottles of champagne – worth £35

Terms & Conditions

Judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Photos of Compton Acres will be favoured above shots in other locations. Prize has no monetary value, is not transferable, and cannot be exchanged for other goods or services. Prize is not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Competition is not open to employees (or their immediate families) of Compton Acres or Dorset Living. The competition closing date is subject to change without prior notice.

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