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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.
Volunteer open day
We are always looking for new people to join our team. Drop in for a coffee and find out about our volunteering opportunities. The next volunteer open day is:
- Tue 24 Mar. Any time between 10am - 12.
- Or contact Uppark on 01730 825415 option 2
Some amazing examples of eighteenth century Chinese wallpaper have been recently found at Uppark. Read about them in the National Trust Treasure Hunt blog by Emile de Brujin.
A sneak preview of Uppark
This three-minute video will give you a little taste of what you will find when you visit Uppark