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February Half Term activities, awards news & more

Don't miss the Upton Country Park Challenges (not just for kids!) from 13th Feb. We bring you Dorset Tourism Award and Discovery Project updates. And this month we are asking for your help in planning our new families' activity programmes through a Family Forum in March ...

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The Discovery Project is underway!

Exciting things are happening as the Discovery Project moves from plan to action. You will see changes to the Country Park over the coming winter months, as the Operations Team start work on restoring the original vistas that were intended when Christopher Spurrier built Upton House in 1816.

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Christmas at Upton Country Park

UPDATED 7th December - we have created two outdoor Christmas Trails across the Country Park! Festive family fun for visitors to enjoy, with activity and quiz leaflets to download for the duration of the Christmas break ...

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Halloween fun, Awards & other Country Park updates

Halloween fun - get involved with our Activity Pack and Create in the Courtyard Barn. We are proud recipients of multiple awards in 2020, and The Gallery Upstairs has re-opened with 'A Breath of Fresh Air' an exhibition of drawings, paintings & sculpture by PEDAS members ...

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5-year Park expansion project complete!

In a phased project between 2014-2020 approx 75 acres of farmland to the south and south-east of Upton Country Park was converted into new public open space. This final phase opened up new parkland suitable for dogs to be exercised off the lead ...

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Latest guidance on how to enjoy your visit safely

Please adhere to signage around the Park which follows the wider BCP Council approach to ‘keep left’ and to ‘keep your distance’ from visitors outside your household and bubble. Ensure you familiarise yourself with the latest measures in place ...

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