Lepaa campus area is totally 20 hectares situated in countryside 10 km from Hämeenlinna and is the oldest and most prestigious institute where you can study horticulture in Finland. The campus park area is 6 hectares.
The site dates back to 600 AD, in the 18th century the cemetery and the church of the municipality were situated in Lepaa. The site became a private manor and the last owners donated Lepaa to Government to be established an agricultural and a gardening school.
Over the past 100 years the Institute of gardening and University of Applied Sciences for Built Environment (landscape design, construction and management) and for Horticulture have been in Lepaa.
Lepaa campus area is a learning environment for students with hundreds of plant species, fruit and vegetable gardens, nursery production, glasshouse and many different kinds of landscape features developed over the decades, such as an English landscape style park and a formal garden.
The site welcomes visitors and there are tourism services located in the manor house. A Lepaa garden exhibition takes place every year.