Home of Upton House

and 140 acres of parkland, shoreline & formal estate gardens

Poole's award-winning
Country Park

Green Flag Award


Home of Upton House

and 140 acres of parkland, shoreline & formal estate gardens


TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Free admission, 7 days a week, all year round ⋅ Car Parking charges apply

Gates open at 8am / close at 9pm (April – 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 along the Woodland Play Trail, enjoy one of our regular events – or simply find a quiet spot to admire the amazing horticulture and beautiful botanical Walled Garden.

Garden Fair, 6th & 7th May

In the Walled Garden over the Bank Holiday weekend, local suppliers & expert advice

Tea Rooms open daily

From 9.30am – 5pm for hot & cold drinks, homemade sandwiches & snacks

New Dog Wash

In the main car park, self-service wash & dry for your muddy dogs!

Discovery Project boost!

National Lottery funding award takes us into the development phase

Annual Car Parking Season Tickets £40

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, 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!

Upcoming Events

Fresh from Facebook

Fresh from Facebook

Spring has well and truly sprung throughout the Country Park! Come and explore the beautiful colours, we’d love to see your favourite pictures from your visit with us! Poole Tourism, National Gardens Scheme Dorset,Visit-Dorset #familydaysout #poole

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Check out this new exhibition at The Gallery Upstairs at Upton Country Park. The Gallery is located above the Tearooms, be sure to pop in and have look at the wonderful arwork on display from local artists!

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Upton Country Park

Poole Road, Poole BH17 7BJ

Upton Country Park