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Uppark: a tranquil and intimate 18th-century house
Perched on its vantage point high on the South Downs ridge, Uppark commands views as far south as the English Channel. Outside, the intimate gardens are being gradually restored to their original 18th-century design, with plenty of space in the adjacent meadow to play and relax with a picnic. The nearby woodland is great for exploring and den-building.
Uppark's Georgian interiors illustrate the comfort of life ‘upstairs’, in contrast with the grim ‘downstairs’ world of the servants. One of our collection highlights is one of the best examples of a 17th century doll's house in the country.
Delve into the stories behind Uppark's collections & it's owners through beautiful contemporary arts & crafts installations of leading artists. Funded by Arts Council England
- Sun 4 May - Sun 2 Nov
- Closed Fri & Sat (except for Sat 13 Sept)
- 12.30 - 4.30pm - last admission at 4pm
50 things to do
Find out what you can do at Uppark from the the list of 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4.
- Try rolling down a hill
- Build a den
- Run around in the rain
- Fly a kite
Choose between two quiz trails for children - one around the garden and one through the spooky tunnels ( for older children)
- Sun 26 Oct - Sun 2 Nov (closed Fri and Sat)
- 11am - 5pm
- £2 per trail incl prize
- No need to book
A sneak preview of Uppark
This three-minute video will give you a little taste of what you will find when you visit Uppark