Home of Upton House
and 160 acres of parkland, shoreline & formal gardens
Free admission, 7 days a week, all year round. Car Parking charges apply
Gates open 8am – 6pm (October to March)
Poole’s award-winning Country Park
160 acres of park and woodland, 2.6km of shoreline, 32 acres of formal garden, 6 types of natural habitat and 2,000 years of history… Upton Country Park has it all!
Marvel at the grandeur of our Grade II* listed Georgian Mansion House, and enjoy the rich diversity of 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. Join in with regular activities and events – or simply find a quiet spot to admire the amazing horticulture and beautiful botanical Walled Garden.
Get involved with youth activities in the Park; we meet on the last Saturday of the month …
In the stately Upton House Drawing Room over the Mother’s Day weekend. Booking required.
Annual Season Tickets just £45 – and your money directly supports the Country Park
The Tea Rooms
The Tea Rooms & Terrace open daily from 9.30am for drinks & light refreshments
So much to see and do!
Open ’til dusk every day, all year round. No admission fees, regular outdoor events, lots of child-friendly activities, beautiful grounds, weekly Parkruns and great walking/cycling links – what’s not to love?
Pop into our new Welcome Centre for immersive interactive displays which bring the park’s history to life, and provide a glimpse inside Upton House. Discover all the things to do during your visit, from simply walking the dog, stopping off for a snack in the Tea Rooms or enjoying the work of local artists in the Gallery Upstairs.
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, corporate events and more.
Whether you choose the grandeur of Upton House or the rural chic of the Walled Garden, our dedicated events team will ensure your occasion runs smoothly, just as you planned it would!