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Notice: Please note that on Mondays and Tuesdays the ground floor rooms of the house are closed to visitors. Only the Servants Quarters in the basement are open on those days

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.  


Spring quiz trail

Children running through a meadow © David Lewing

 Have fun finding your way around  our free garden trail over the school holiday.

  • Sat 28 Mar - Sun 19 Apr 
  • 10am - 5pm
  • Normal admission applies.  

Flowers in the house

Flowers in the house at Uppark © Russell Baker

Enjoy the house decorated by the garden team with flowers from Uppark.

  • Sat 2 - Mon 4 May. 12.30 - 4.30pm
  • Normal admission applies
  • Last entry to house at 4pm

Dawn chorus walk


Be up with the birds and enjoy an early morning walk with our bird expert Matt Phelps from Winkworth Arboretum.

  • Mon 11 May. 6 - 8am 
  • Incl bacon roll and hot drink
  • £15 per person
  • To book call 01730 825415

Map of Uppark

A family enjoy a meal. © NT / Gavin Duthie

To help you plan your day with us, download our welcome map.

Our garden

Hyacinth  â¿¿Aiolosâ¿¿ in the Tea Garden at Uppark © Andy Lewis

Click on the link below to find out what is happening in our garden and woodland.

A sneak preview of Uppark

This three-minute video will give you a little taste of what you will find when you visit Uppark