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Upton Country Park is three miles northwest of Poole Town Centre, clearly signposted from the A35. We currently have parking for approximately 260 vehicles, increasing to 340 by end June 2017.

Car Park charges. On 3rd April 2017 we introduced Pay & Display parking with the option to purchase an annual season ticket for just £40 (equivalent to 11p a day):

Please note Pay & Display machines currently accept cash only; exact change is required.

Morebus service Nos 8 & 9 stop at both the main Park entrance (just a few minutes walk to the House) and Blandford Road entrance - timetables at

First Group operate a No X54 service between Weymouth and Poole that stops at Upton Crossroads (Dorchester Road) - timetable at

Morebus service No 10 and the Purbeck Breezer Route 40 also stop at Upton Crossroads.

Hamworthy Rail Station - 0.6 miles / 1 km

Poole Rail Station - 3 miles / 4.8 km

Poole Bus Station - 3 miles / 4.8 km

Bournemouth Int Airport - 11 miles / 18 km

There is an off-road cycle route to the Park from Poole Railway Station via Holes Bay, which should take 15-20 minutes to ride. To walk the route would take about 50 minutes.

The Poole Heritage Cycle Route is a circular 7.5 mile / 12km route between Upton Country Park and Poole Old Town that takes in The Quay and plenty of points of historical interest along the way. Without stops the trail is around a one hour cycle, or a 3 hour walk. Both ends link to the network of Poole Cycle Routes.

We are also on the Castleman Trailway; visit for details or:

Upton Country Park

Poole Road


Poole BH17 7BJ

Telephone: 01202 262753 / Email:

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