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Hotel Windsor Park,Hingurakgoda,Sr-i Lanka

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Windsor Park is an Agri Holiday resort situated in Hingurakgoda (in the North central Province of Sri Lanka), Sri Lanka which is about 203 Kilometers away from Colombo. Hingurakgoda, located near Polonnaruwa.


The Windsor Park is surrounded by the farmland spread around 1300 Acres for which is about 700 Acres are under paddy. This paddy cultivation is also considered as the biggest seed paddy production farm in the country. The highland area of the farm is utilized for the production of perennial crops & livestock. Minneriya sanctuary, Polonnaruwa ancient ruins, Sigiriya ancient ruins, Kawudulla Park are within the close proximity to the hotel. Banana Cultivation: About 50 Acres of banana cultivation is maintained in the farm by using drip irrigation system and fertigation facilities. Cavendish SFC09 is being cultivated in 12 plots with an average of 5 acres of extent for a plot. Dairy Farm: A herd of buffaloes and cattle are maintained at the farm for milk production and for breeding purposes. The farm produces about 500 liters of buffalo curd daily. Mango Cultivation: Around 40 acres of land are being used for the mango cultivation of the farm. Some of the varieties grown here are Karthakolumbun, Vilad, Hingurakgoda Vilad, Vellekolumbun etc. Hingurakgoda Vilad is an endemic fruit to Sri Lanka. Fresh Water Fish/Prawns: The inland reservoir and three special ponds are maintained to grow fish under high intensity systems. With all these unique facilities Hotel Windsor Park offers incomparable, cozy, unforgettable experience to the guests who choose to stay for a holiday. Also the Nature Park blessed with an amazing bio-diversity, is a wonderful forest park for environmentalists. Some of the very attractive features the Hotel Windsor Park offers are • Elephants Safaris • Cycling through the farmland • Experience the traditional techniques of farming • Bird Watching • Cultural Visits to the Ancient ruins Reservations: 0094773052873 Ganga 0094272247233 Indrajothy

Favourite spots:
Banana Cultivation,Tropical farming,Fresh water fishing etc.

What's really great:
The cycling throughout the hotel farmland was memorable.

Sights:
Polonnaruwa ancient ruins,Ritigala ancient ruins,sigiriya ancient ruins,Kaudulla park,Minneriya park etc.

Accommodations:
Hotel Windsor Park

Restaurants:
Few small resturants available

Published on Monday February 26th, 2007


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Tue, Feb 27 2007 - 05:44 AM rating by downundergal

I agree with Rangutan. Not a full report by any stretch of the imagination.

Mon, Feb 26 2007 - 08:36 PM rating by rangutan

Less a report, this would be more suitable under the "travel tips" section?

Mon, Feb 26 2007 - 02:13 PM rating by travler

I wish your report had pictures.

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