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Can you spare a little time to complete our

10 minute visitor survey?

We would love to hear your views on Upton Country Park as part of our ‘Discovery’ project.

Read about the project / take the survey …

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Join one of our Volunteer Groups

If you have any questions or simply want further information, please email or call 01202 262753.

Join the Friends of Upton Country Park


If you love the Country Park, the best way to give your support to the Friends of Upton Country Park is to become one yourself!

Individual membership costs only £6 a year and comes with 10% off in the Plant Centre and a copy of the Newsletter sent three times a year.

Download the Membership Application Form or email for more information.

VolunteeringThe Friends of Upton Country Park at

The Friends are always looking for enthusiastic and willing members to become volunteers to join them in keeping the Country Park a great place to visit.

Can you spare some time to volunteer in the refreshment kiosk at the back of Upton House or use your knowledge helping out in the Plant Centre? You can help in many ways, from participating in various events to giving talks and guided tours to fundraising and finding sponsorship.

If you would like to become part of the volunteer team, please email

Visit Download the Friends of Upton Park Membership Application Form

Are you interested in helping the Operations Team keep Upton Country Park looking its best all year round? Becoming a volunteer is just what you have been looking for!

Join our hard working and enthusiastic volunteers:

No special skills or knowledge are required, but please bring sturdy footwear, warm & waterproof clothing and a packed lunch.

The Friends of Upton Country Park was established in May 1976 and is a registered charity supporting projects throughout Upton House and the grounds. Volunteers from the Friends run the Plant Centre and Kiosk and open Upton House for tours for the public on certain days throughout the year, all of which aids their fundraising efforts.

The Friends help with the protection, improvement and promotion of Upton House & Country Park to maximise the enjoyment and education of all visitors.

Recent projects have seen large contributions towards the Walled Garden improvements in Summer 2012 and the Woodland Play Trail later that same year.

We are always looking for enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to work with us through the seasons. It’s a great opportunity to learn new skills, meet new friends and build CV experience.

Please get in touch at if you can commit to more than 1 day a week with us.


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26th February

19th March

2018 - to be confirmed

Both groups meet at 10am at The Cabin, near the Tea Rooms