Home of Upton House
and 160 acres of parkland, shoreline & formal estate gardens
Business Events & Wedding Venue of the Year 2020/2021
We are delighted to have been awarded Commended in this prestigious Tourism Award scheme that saw 416 entries from across Devon, Cornwall, the Isles of Scilly, Bath, Bristol, Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.
Free admission, 7 days a week, all year round. Car Parking charges apply
Gates open at 8am and close at 9pm (April to September)
Poole’s premier attraction, whatever the season
There’s something for everyone, so come along today and see what’s got people talking.
Marvel at the grand Grade II* listed Georgian Mansion House, enjoy the wildlife along the shoreline, allow the children to blow off steam at Spurrier’s Play Park or with a ball game on the front lawn, enjoy our regular activities and events – or simply find a quiet spot to admire the amazing horticulture and beautiful botanical Walled Garden.
The Discovery Project
How we’re spending our £1.9 million Lottery Fund Award
It's Easter Trail time!
In the Park from 2nd-18th April, a 2km Trail, hidden message and Trivia Challenge, download the Trail sheet now
Upton Memories project
Share your memories of Upton Country Park for our Summer Exhibition!
Annual Season Tickets just £40 – and your money directly supports the Country Park
Tea Rooms Takeaway
Our Tea Rooms counter is open for takeaway hot & cold drinks & light refreshments
So much to see and do!
We offer plenty of things to do, from simply walking the dog to enjoying lunch in the Tea Rooms or admiring artworks in the Gallery Upstairs.
No admission fees, open all year round, regular outdoor events, lots of children-friendly activities, weekly Park Runs and great walking/cycling links – what’s not to love?
The Park team are confident this is the best place to spend a day out in Poole, but don’t just take our word for it, take a look around and start planning your visit!
Celebrate with us!
If you’re in the mood to celebrate then do it in style at one of Dorset’s top events venues!
Renowned for our welcoming, professional hospitality, Upton Country Park offers a range of venue hire options for hosting weddings, anniversary parties, children’s birthdays, corporate events and more.
Whether you chose the grandeur of the main house, the rural chic of the Walled Garden or the rustic education facility, our dedicated events team will ensure your occasion runs smoothly, just as you planned it would!
Latest Park News
Come along to the Park over the holidays for a fun 2km Easter Trail, and discover what's been going on with Discovery Project progress to report, yet another events & wedding venue award and more ...
We’re looking for inspired and enthusiastic Park users to join our Families Forum virtual meeting on 21st March. We also have a new Fox & Cubs Activity pack for you ... ...
Hello and welcome! The park is open to enjoy from 8am – 9am, as is our car park and toilet facilities. We are operating a takeaway service in the Tea Rooms from 9.30am – 4pm. Upton House and The Gallery Upstairs remain closed for now. Please read our latest statement for full details …
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