Christmas Gift Ideas, Adventure Play & more

12 November, 2019

Christmas is fast approaching! Now we have seen the successful completion of our already hugely popular new Adventure Play areas (more below) the team are busy preparing for an exciting season of festive fun and celebrations. Here’s a round-up of what’s happening in your favourite Country Park!

Join the Poole MoRun

Join the Poole MoRun

This Saturday 16th November, starts 9.30am

Entries close tomorrow, 13th November so if running is your thing head on over to and register now! 

Non-running supporters very welcome on the day; come and cheer on the moustachio’d mob at Upton Country Park’s first MoRun!

Christmas Gift ideas that help support the Country Park

Christmas Gift Ideas

Four unique gift ideas that help you add ticks to your gift list whilst supporting the Country Park and our Discovery Project fundraising campaign!

From £15-£100, from an afternoon out to a lasting legacy, there’s something to suit anyone who loves to spend time here. Shop online … find out more

Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair

More Christmas Gift shopping!

Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair, Saturday 23rd November

Browse a lovely range of festive arts & crafts from local Dorset artisans whilst enjoying musical performances in the grand setting of Upton House. Admission on the door: £1.50 per adult. Under 16s go free.

New Adventure Play at Upton Country Park

NEW Adventure Play!

Opened October Half Term

Starting outside the Education Centre in the heart of the Country Park, a great range of natural timber play features meander down towards the woodlands bordering the shoreline meadows. It’s unique, it’s free, find out what all the excitement’s about!

Join us this Christmas at Upton Country Park

From now through ’til 24th December

We have an activity-packed Christmas planned with something to delight everyone, from our popular Wreath Making Workshops to a Santa Paws visit and Festive Christmas Luncheon. Of course there’s Santa’s Woodland Grotto too … don’t miss out!

All the details and booking info can be found at

Upton Country Park Festival 2020

Something for summer! Early Bird Tickets on sale now!!

Last summer’s music festival was a massive success, so we’re back in 2020 with more of the best tribute bands in the business! A limited number of Early Bird (Tier 1) Tickets are on sale now at Eventbrite, grab the biggest deals before they’re gone.

Totally 90s on Friday 10th July

Friday 10th July

Totally 90s

Best of Brit Rock on Saturday 11th July

Saturday 11th July

Best of Brit Rock

There’s more!

Enjoy stunning festive floral arrangements from the Lytchett Minster and Upton Floral Group, 16th & 17th November, and a fun new charity event for all the family to enjoy – the Lewis-Manning Santa Dash, 1st December!

Of course The Gallery Upstairs has some fabulous exhibitions arranged, showing works by local professional and non-professional artists …

It can all be found at our Upcoming Events Calendar

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