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Upton Country Park

Upton, Poole BH17 7BJ, England
+44 1202 262753
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Lovely park lots of benches to sit on.

This park is very nice to stroll around with a large country house which is not open to the public... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jaygee59
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Lovely park with both formal gardens and parkland

Lovely park with good visitor facilities ranging from a pleasant cafe to formal gardens and walks... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mjatsts
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Truro, United Kingdom
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120 acres of open Parkland, shoreline, woodlands and formal gardens. Tea Rooms, Woodland PlayTrail, Splash Fountain, Plant Centre and year round events. Beautiful grade II* listed Georgian style Upton House is also available for weddings and private hire.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“walled garden” (85 reviews)
“water fountain” (17 reviews)
“holes bay” (28 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Upton, Poole BH17 7BJ, England
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+44 1202 262753
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"front lawn"
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"picnic benches"
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"lovely place to go"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is very nice to stroll around with a large country house which is not open to the public. Have a drink or lunch in the cafe in the walled garden there is also a fountain in which the children can play and some...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely park with good visitor facilities ranging from a pleasant cafe to formal gardens and walks around extensive parkland with specimen trees and a lake. Plant centre with friendly staff. The only drawback is the rather high parking charges.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has volunteer disabled people working with the public. This is absolutely fantastic for their self esteem and part of a work force. They work hard and are easy to speak to. They always answer my questions or find a person to help. I firmly...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for the sedgeway they have in the park,but while waiting our turn we had a look round big park plenty of open space to tire the kids out. Ice kiosk for hot cold drinks and ice cream. Tea room for drinks food...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve always visited Upton Country Park since I was a little girl so was very disappointed to find you now have to pay for parking! The park itself is beautiful though with lots of different areas to explore and perfect shady spots for a picnic....More

Thank Sammy W
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Ed C, Guest Relations Manager at Upton Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sammy, thank you for your review. It's great to hear that you are still enjoying your visits to the Country Park. The car parking charges were introduced back in spring 2017, as the Country Park must become self-financing in order to secure it's future....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Come here for park runs and for walks. A lovely cafe is one of the highlights as it is so rustic and also offers ice creams. Great variety of walks too

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Ed C, Guest Relations Manager at Upton Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Matt, thank you for leaving such a lovely review! We're glad to hear you had a great time and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying near to Poole in Doret and saw the signs for Upton country park .It was a lovely interesting place .Nice woodland walk , a garden with herbacious borders , a nice cafe with coffee of good quality .

Thank Carol W
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Ed C, Guest Relations Manager at Upton Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Carol, thank you for leaving such a lovely review! We're glad you had a great time and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for the Segway experience - a birthday present from my friend who joined me. Jeremy was very helpful and gave brilliant easy to follow instructions, which for an absolute beginner was important. We had a great ride round the beautiful gardens, a couple of...More

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Ed C, Guest Relations Manager at Upton Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review, we're glad to hear you enjoyed your Segway experience and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On my second day in the UK, my daughter took me cycling through Poole Park, along the Quay, Holes Bay to Upton Country Park. An absolute delight to cycle along paths through the forest.

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Ed C, Guest Relations Manager at Upton Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and we hope you get the chance to visit again whilst you are here in the UK!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful walks lovely grounds lots of space for children to run around and burn off some energy, Views over the water and then stop for a coffee and something to eat lovely place highly recommend

Thank shellw40
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Ed C, Guest Relations Manager at Upton Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review, we're glad to hear you and your children enjoyed your visit!

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Laura Y
11 June 2018|
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Response from Ed C | Property representative |
Hi Laura, Thanks for getting in touch! With weddings in Upton House we have internal caterers that provide the food and drink offering. With regards to a DJ, we do have a list of suppliers that have played at Upton House... More
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Susan B
6 March 2018|
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Response from Restless59 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry honestly don’t know I assume give 5hem a call. Lovely Pressie and if weather is good great way to see around Upton C Pk enjoy
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Harpenter
27 July 2015|
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Response from taximan2016 | Reviewed this property |
The park has been rearranged after multiple acres were transferred from farm land to park. Dogs on leads is mandatory around the house and immediate gardens and on the walks where farm animals are close to the paths. The... More
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