Autumn colour at Uppark

During the autumn, Uppark comes alive with autumnal colour within the formal gardens and in the dramatic surrounding countryside and woodlands.

Uppark is perched high on the South Downs, making it the perfect place for a peaceful escape. It commands wide views across the rolling Sussex hills – with glimpses of the Isle of Wight possible on clear days. The autumnal weather gives Uppark a peaceful atmosphere, as nature and wildlife adapt to the changing season.

The garden and woodland is awash with colour in the autumn
Beech trees on the drive at Uppark, West Sussex
The garden and woodland is awash with colour in the autumn

The woodlands are perfect for an autumn stroll, observing the change in nature and spectacular viewpoints. The treescapes create beautiful canopies of green, yellow and red shades of colour. No leaf is like another, displaying mottled russets and dappled tones.

The Sedums at the north entrance to the house know how to make the most of autumn.
Sedums in autumn at Uppark, West Sussex
The Sedums at the north entrance to the house know how to make the most of autumn.

Formal Gardens

Explore the woodland and meadow walks, awash with hues of orange, red, russet and gold. In the Pleasure Grounds, Silver Maple and Tulip trees add to the warm Uppark autumnal palette, while in the Tea Garden the Japanese Angelica lends its fiery, vibrant hues once flowering is over. The beautiful pink shades of Sedums bring a splash of colour to garden borders.