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Upton Country Park

Poole Rd, Upton, Poole BH17 7BJ, UK

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About Upton Country Park

Upton Country Park in Poole has over 140 acres of beautiful award-winning gardens, open parkland, woodland, and shoreline, with stunning Georgian Grade II* listed Upton House as the centerpiece. Something for everyone to enjoy, whatever the season, so come along and see what has made Upton Country Park one of Poole’s premier attractions.



Attractions near Upton Country Park

Poole Museum3.1km from Upton Country Park

A local history museum situated on the Lower High Street in the Old Town area of Poole. It illustrates the story of the town and its people. The centrepiece of the museum is the 2,000-year-old Poole Logboat, an Iron Age vessel that was found in 1964 during dredging work in Poole Harbour. there has been an exhibition showcasing finds from the Swash Channel Wreck, one of the most important shipwrecks found in British waters and so more to see inside.

Poole Park3.46km from Upton Country Park

Poole Park is an urban park adjacent to Poole Harbour in Poole. The park was opened during the Victorian era and has remained popular with visitors ever since. It is a great venue for relaxing and playing and covers an area of more than 100 acres, 60 acres of which - unusually for an urban space - comprise freshwater and brackish lakes.

Tower Park4.26km from Upton Country Park

Tower Park is a leisure and retail park, located at Mannings Heath, Dorset. At this Park, Poole, a galaxy of entertainment unfolds. With the Splashdown water park and Cineworld cinema, Tenpin bowling, kids soft play, bingo, and a range of restaurants, there's enough to keep you busy whatever the weather. The buildings at Tower Park occupy an area of 199,000 sq. ft., according to its ultimate owner Landsec. There is an open plaza between the buildings providing outdoor seating.

Splashdown4.32km from Upton Country Park

Splashdown Waterpark is a great day out for family and friends. There’s something for everyone – from big kids to little ones – with some of the UK’s most exciting water flumes.  It has 8 indoor water slides which operate all year round and 5 outside rides which operate only during the summer season. There is also a wet play area and a small training pool for youngsters.

Poole Harbour5.63km from Upton Country Park

Poole is Europe's largest natural harbor and a stunning location for all types of watersports fringed with unspoilt woodland and coastal walks.   It is made up of many different habitats, which in turn provides a stunning variety of birdlife throughout the entire year. It is one of several which lay claim to the title of "second largest natural harbour in the world".

RSPB Arne5.64km from Upton Country Park

Arne RSPB reserve is a 5.634-square-kilometer nature reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest maintained by the RSPB and located in Dorset.  Arne is celebrated for its lowland heathland (which is rare in Europe) and its wildlife including Dartford warblers, nightjars, all six species of British reptile, plus many species of butterflies, dragonflies, and moths. It is also home to nearly 500 types of a flowering plants.

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Dorset is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast. Here you can the beautiful beaches to famous landmarks like Durdle Door and Portland Bill, and activities including kayaking, wine tasting, and more