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Staunton Country Park and Farm Video

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Associated Web Link: www3.hants.gov.uk/staunton

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Staunton Country Park is located in 1,000 acres of landscaped parkland and offers a farm where visitors can feed the animals among many other features. Staunton Country Park is located in Havant just to the North East of Portsmouth.

As well as a farm; beautifully landscaped parkland is waiting to be discovered and there is a Victorian Coach House which was once part of the Gothic Mansion. This is now a hub for all things active and is also home to a cafe.

The Beacon is a small iconic temple built in 1930 from materials from the demolished Purbrook House. A Union flag was always hoisted on top of the Beacon to signal to Stansted when the Lord of the manor was in residence.

Shell House was built in 1828 of finely patterned flint, the Shell House was based on the design of the Chichester Cross and is decorated with shells from Hayling Island. The house originally contained items such as a stuffed crocodile, crystals and toucan's bills.

The Chinese Bridge was constructed in 1831 and the bridge with three arches originally had Chinese gateways at either end as well as decorative balustrades