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Upton House & Country Park
About the House & Park
What’s On at Upton Country Park
Scheduled House Tours
The History of Upton House
The Families of Upton House
Web Design & Maintenance
How to Get Here -
by car, on foot, bike and bus
The Friends of Upton Country Park
About the Friends
History & Achievements
Walled Garden projects
Education Centre project
Visit the Upton Country Park website
Download the latest (2015) Upton Country Park map (pdf, 2.2Mb)
Plant Centre now closed for winter
Upton House and Country Park is set in a beautiful rural location approximately three
miles northwest of Poole Town Centre.
Close to all major transport links
Bournemouth Int Airport - 11 miles / 18 km
Hamworthy Rail Station - 1.1 miles / 1.7km
Poole Rail Station - 3 miles / 4.8 km
Poole Bus Station - 3 miles / 4.8 km
Getting here by car
Find us south of the A35; just follow the brown road signs to Upton Country Park.
Postcode: BH17 7BJ
Donation parking: there is ample space for 250 vehicles.
Cycling / Walking
There is an off-route cycle route from Poole Railway Station via Holes Bay, which
should take 15-20 minutes to ride.
To walk the cycle route would take about 50 minutes.
Upton Country Park is included on the Poole Heritage Cycle Route - a circular 7.5
mile / 12km route between the Park and Town Centre; please visit the Walk & Cycle
Dorset website for more details.
We are also on the Castleman Trailway; click the map below to view the trailway (pdf,
Further details about the Castleman Trailway can be found at www.dorsetforyou.com/castlemantrailway.
Wilts & Dorset operate a regular bus service Monday-Saturday from Poole Town Bus
Station to the Car Park by the Tearooms at Upton Country Park - the No 128. The journey
time is approximately 30 minutes.
The full timetable can be viewed an downloaded at morebus.co.uk/service.shtml?serviceid=3923
Other Wilts & Dorset buses stop at the entrance to the Park, with a walk of just
a few minutes to the House and Tearooms - route Nos 8 & 9 (circular routes, timetables
First Group operate a No X53 service from Exeter - Weymouth - Poole that stops at
Upton Crossroads (timetables at firstgroup.com)
To look up timetables and plan your door-to-door journey, visit travelinesw.com