Easter in the Country Park & Discovery Project news

1 April, 2021

Come along to the Park for an Easter Trail!

From 2nd – 18th April

Download our Trail sheet and find all 11 trail points to work out the Easter bunny’s hidden message, and test your knowledge in our Eggcellent Trivia Challenge …

Families Forum virtual meeting 21st March

Spurrier's Kiosk open!

Our new Kiosk by Spurrier’s Play Park is open 10:30am – 4:30pm every day during the school holidays and on weekends, serving a selection of light refreshments – including Marshfield Farm ice cream! We are offering a wide choice of flavoured ice creams, a plant-based variety and sorbets … there’s even a dog-friendly option for your pampered pooches!

Discovery Project progress

Happening Now

Contractors are now on site at the Country Park to restore the Grade II* listed Stable Yard (pictured) and Kennels building as part of the Discovery Project.

The Stable Yard bricks will be lifted in order to restore the drainage systems below, before being carefully re-laid  …

Pétanque in the Park

The Pétanque court is now open and available for people to use, on a first-come-first-served and bring-your-own basis. We ask that you ensure you follow government guidelines and social distancing whilst using the area. We are not yet in a position to offer boules hire or bookings.

Business Events & Wedding Venue of the Year 2020/2021

We are delighted to have been awarded Commended in this prestigious Tourism Award scheme that saw 416 entries from across Dorset and the south west

Upton Memories

We are working with Bournemouth University to collect as many memories of Upton Country Park as we can from our local community; a project that will culminate in a Summer Exhibition.

If you would like to help us gather memories – or if you, or anyone you know, has memories of Upton Country Park, how you have used it, how it has changed, and how it has been loved – then we want to hear from you. Ask your grandparents for their stories too!

Get involved by contacting the wonderful Bournemouth University team at ucpmemories@gmail.com

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