Park entrance gates


Last updated: 11th January 2021

Opening and safety information

Please ensure you are adhering to the latest government guidance when visiting Upton Country Park:

  • Upton Country Park remains open (8am – 6pm) for local visitors to enjoy. We ask that all visitors act responsibly with consideration for others – to read safety signage and to follow the one-way routes in place in specific areas.
  • The main car park (BH17 7BJ) is open daily from 8am – 6pm. Information on ordering an annual pass and Pay & Display car parking charges can be found at
  • The Tea Rooms (takeaway only) is open daily, 9.30am – 4pm, serving a selection of hot & cold drinks and light refreshments. Contactless card payments only.
  • Toilet facilities by the main car park and the Tea Rooms Courtyard are open 8am – 6pm, with one-way systems in place.
  • Spurrier’s Play Park and the play trail are open 8am – 6pm.
  • One-way routes are in place for the Walled Garden, the Path of Life and the shoreline boardwalk.
  • Upton House, the Gallery Upstairs and Pétanque court are all closed.

Please act responsibly

Please adhere to signage around the Park which follows the wider BCP Council approach to ‘keep left’ and to ‘keep your distance’ from other visitors.

  • Cyclists – do not exceed 5mph on bikes, and dismount in the formal gardens and in the vicinity of the Tea Rooms, Walled Garden and Spurriers Play Park.
  • No BBQ’s, no gas stoves, no gazebos
  • Pick up dog waste and take home with you if bins are full
  • Please take your litter home with you if bins are full


All major events and festivals that were due to go ahead on BCP Council owned land during 2020 were cancelled due to the continued impact of the Covid-19 epidemic.

Please see our Things To Do page for the current situation regarding park facilities and regular activities …

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