Upton Country Park & House
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A peaceful country estate comprising over 100 acres of formal gardens, farmland, woodland and saltmarsh which support a wide variety of wildlife.
Upton House- Given by the Llewellin family to the Borough of Poole in 1957, the house is now home to offices, although parts of the ground floor are usually open to the public on Sunday afternoons, where you will find various displays and exhibitions etc.
Formal Gardens- Surrounding the house, featuring fine trees and shrubs, heather garden, rose garden and herbaceous borders.
Romano-British Farm- Using traditional techniques and materials of the native Britons during Roman rule, the farmstead is the country's first reconstruction of a farm building from that period.
The Countryside Heritage Centre- The information point for the Park, where you will find displays of rural craft and background to the park. Also the Heritage Tea Rooms can be found here.
Woodland / Saltmarsh & Shoreline- The semi-natural woodland of beech, oak and ash are managed both for wildlife and people to enjoy, The saltmarsh is rich in wildlfe, with a birwatching hide and two boardwalks for visitors to explore and enjoy these fragile natural areas.
Open Daily 9AM - Dusk.
Whilst dogs are welcome, they MUST be kept on a lead whilst in the gardens, parkland and shoreline.
Cycling is permitted on the paths as marked.
Ball games permitted only on the Front field & duck-pond lawn.
The park is situated on the South side of the A35 / A3049
T : 01202 672625