Matri Niwas is an ideal picnic spot situated near
in Hooghly District
. It lies about 50 km away from Kolkata
in an area abundant with mango plantations. It is a scenic and peaceful spot which attracts tourists. There are playing facilities for children as well. One can see here rabbits, cranes, guinea pigs, turkeys and also peacocks in the morning.
There are small tents and cottages with required facilities. It can be accessed by bus or train. Those who prefer train can reach here by Bandel local from Howrah Station and then get down at the Bandel station which is nearly 3 km from Matri Niwas. Nearby lies Devanandapur, another area of tourist interest.