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.

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Things to see and do 

How to create and enjoy the perfect home and garden

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What's on 

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Discover Volunteering Drop in Days 

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 see if one of our new roles is right for you? Come along to a drop in day to find out more - 23 & 25 August, 12noon - 3.30pm.

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

Afternoon tea talks 

The next afternoon tea talk is on 16 September, 3.30pm. Based on our latest research, hear how Upton's garden was created by female gardener Kitty Lloyd Jones in the 1920s and 30s. The talk will then be followed by a delicious cream tea. Tickets £10

Upcoming events

Afternoon Tea at Iris's

Fri 18 Aug 2017
15:00-16:00
Treat yourself and a friend to a delicious afternoon tea in our tea room in the house kitchen, where Iris worked as a kitchen maid in the 1930s.

Music on the Lawn

Sat 19 Aug 2017
12:00-16:00
This summer we are celebrating in the style of the 1920s, with live music performances on the South Lawn every weekend afternoon in August.

Afternoon Tea Talks - Garden History

Sat 16 Sep 2017
15:30-17:00
Join us for a fascinating talk by one of our volunteers followed by a delicious cream tea. Learn more about Upton House's gardens and their creation by female gardener Kitty Lloyd Jones.

Christmas Gift Fayre

Sat 02 Dec 2017
11:00-17:00
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

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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

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Conserving Upton's Mirror Pool 

The mirror pool is a striking feature of Upton's Garden. This year we undertook a conservation project to replace the clay lining, which had a leak, it is still filling up again. Read about how we did it.

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

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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