February Half Term Activities

Explore our winter walk and join our Half Term activities at Upton! Take a closer look and see what wildlife you can discover.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Do you think nothing happens outdoors in the winter? Think again - come along to Upton House and Gardens to see what signs of life there are along the Woodland Walk and winter gardens with a free nature spotter sheet. Pop into the Old Kitchen and have a go at some winter paper origami.

For a little piece of early summer, head inside the Squash Court Gallery where you’re invited to sit, lie, stop and dream beneath the cedar trees in our immersive installation.

Prices

Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
View admission charges
Upton House and Gardens

Prices

Whole property
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £14.00 £12.60
Child £7.00 £6.30
Family £35.00 £31.50
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £11.60
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £5.80

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points.

Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission
  • Standard Admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you a clear choice between the Gift Aid Admission prices and the Standard Admission prices at the admission point. It's entirely up to you which ticket you choose.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below:

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00

 

*Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

Please note...

The basics

Suitability
Suitable for all ages
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Collect your free activity sheet at reception.
What to bring and wear
Dress appropriately for the weather.
Accessibility
The winter walk has some steep sections and steps as we're on the side of an Ice Age valley.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
15 February 2020 10:00 - 17:00 Available
16 February 2020 10:00 - 17:00 Available
17 February 2020 10:30 - 17:00 Available
18 February 2020 10:30 - 17:00 Available
19 February 2020 10:30 - 17:00 Available
20 February 2020 10:30 - 17:00 Available
21 February 2020 10:30 - 17:00 Available
22 February 2020 10:00 - 17:00 Available
23 February 2020 10:00 - 17:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Upton House and Gardens
Email
uptonhouse@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01295 670266

Upcoming events

Give it a go art workshop - Fabric Valentine's Day cards

Thu 06 Feb 2020
10:00-13:00
In this 'give it a go' art workshop, local artist Lis Mann will show you how to create a unique card for your valentine using fabric

What a view - a short guided walk

Mon 10 Feb 2020
10:30-12:30
A beautiful, gentle, guided walk through the stunning countryside that surrounds Upton House and Gardens

Afternoon Tea Talk - White Gold: Upton's porcelain collection

Thu 13 Feb 2020
14:00-15:30
Discover why porcelain was known as ‘White Gold’ as we look at the Sevres pieces formerly owned by kings and empresses.

February Half Term Activities

Sat 15 Feb 2020
10:00-17:00
Explore our winter walk and join our Half Term activities at Upton! Take a closer look and see what wildlife you can discover.

Toddler Muddy Mondays - 6 weeks

Mon 24 Feb 2020
09:30-11:00
Get stuck into nature with Muddy Mondays this spring! Book your little one onto a unique learning experience with Upton's toddler forest school. Experience the outdoors, learn new skills and meet new friends in a safe and fun woodland environment.

Give it a go - DIY lampshade workshop

Thu 05 Mar 2020
10:00-12:00
Come and ‘give it a go’ at making your own drum lampshade to brighten any room in the house for spring.