Upton House and Gardens

In 1927 Lord and Lady Bearsted viewed Upton House with ‘the eye of imagination’ and soon set about creating their made-to-measure country home.

Upton House and Gardens

Things to see and do 

Autumn at Upton

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What's on 

The long, double herbaceous borders running down to the pond at Upton House, Warwickshire.

Afternoon Tea Talks  

Based on our latest research, this series of talks will reveal more about Upton and its wonderful gardens, art collection and history. Talks are followed by a delicious cream tea. Tickets are just £10 each.

Children balancing on logs

Have an adventure at Upton in October half-term 

Take the Nocturnal Nature Trail through the woods and try your hand at some of our half-term craft activities. £2 per child, normal admission prices apply. Stay longer with a visit to the house to see the doll's house or more fun in the garden with the adventure pack.

Upcoming events

Afternoon Tea Talk - The extraordinary mystery of Bruegel's painting

Wed 11 Oct 2017
15:30-17:00
Our Bruegel painting 'Massacre of the Innocents' went off recently for conservation, join us to find out some of the fascinating things we found out about it.

Nocturnal Nature Trail

Sat 21 Oct 2017
11:00-17:00
Use your trail to identify animals that come out at night and learn all about how they live and appear during the night hours.

Festive Family Trail

Sat 25 Nov 2017
12:00-15:00
Get in the festive spirit with a visit to Upton House decorated for Christmas. Follow our Christmas trail and meet Father Christmas.

Dreaming of the perfect Upton Christmas

Sat 25 Nov 2017
12:00-16:00
Visit Upton's house dressed for a very stylish Christmas

Dreaming of the perfect Christmas evening tours

Sat 25 Nov 2017
17:00-18:00
Join us for a guided tour of a very stylish Upton Christmas of the 1920s, discover the hints and tips from the best magazines of the day, with mulled wine and festive treats.

Christmas Gift Fayre

Sat 02 Dec 2017
12:00-16:00
Visit our traditional Christmas fayre, where you'll find a variety of delights ideal for presents this Christmas. Stop off for a glass of mulled wine and a home-made mince pie.
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Eating and shopping

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Get involved

Volunteer talking to visitors

Join the team at Upton 

It’s great to get involved in what we do - it’s fun, interesting and social. Everyone involved helps support our cause. So why not join the team as a volunteer?

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Supporter Groups in Warwickshire 

Discover supporter groups in and around Warwickshire and get involved in helping the National Trust look after special places

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Our work

The long, double herbaceous borders running down to the pond at Upton House, Warwickshire.

Conserving the herbaceous border 

This garden conservation project started in July 2017. Over the next three years a different section of our impressive double herbaceous border will undergo replanting.

Mary Berry standong on grass holding bunting outside Upton house

Upton House breaks a Guinness World Record 

Upton house are officially the world record holder for the longest line of knitted bunting. So many people came together to achieve this tremendous feat, more than doubling the world record with their knitting, threading and sewing skills.

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Groups

People in the gallery

Group visits from April 2017 

We have a new range of visits for groups to tie in with our Made to Measure Home presentation. There is a new room in the house for groups to have refreshments, new tours and a dedicated host to help your visit run smoothly.

Visitors admire the Christmas tree at Upton House and Gardens, Warwickshire

Christmas tours and meals for groups 

Are you planning a special trip or get-together this Christmas? Why not come to Upton for a meal and more. Christmas themed tours offer something different and are a lovely way to spend time together getting into the festive spirit.

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Venue hire

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History

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Upton House and Gardens on the National Trust Collections website