Regular activities at Upton Country Park
Upton House parkrun (5km / 3.1 miles) at 9am every Saturday, and Upton House Junior parkrun (2km / 1.25 miles) at 9am every Sunday. Come along and join in whatever your pace. Visit parkrun.org.uk/uptonhouse or parkrun.org.uk/uptonhouse-juniors for registration details, tips and course map.
Segway Tours – a unique way to enjoy the Country Park! Take a guided Segway tour gliding through the beautiful gardens and woodland with a qualified instructor whilst you take in the abundance of plants and wildlife around you. Minimum age 12 yrs. Pre-booking essential before arriving at the Country Park; please phone Dorset Segways on 01183 341807 or 07825 529036, or visit dorsetsegways.co.uk for full details.
Free Health Walks The Poole Healthy Walks Scheme offers free walks led by trained volunteers:
- every Friday at 12.00 noon for a Grade 1 walk (suitable for walkers of all abilities)
- the third Friday of each month at 11.30am for a Grade 3 (more challenging) walk
- there is also a Grade 1 walk on the second Saturday of each month at 10am.
No need to book, just turn up and join in … and be sure to stay for some post-walk refreshments. New walkers always welcome. Meet by the bus shelter in the main car park.
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