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

Open for viewings

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What's on 

Artist working in ceramic tiles

Local Artists at Upton House for Warwickshire Open Studios  

A group of four Warwickshire artists have been spending time visiting Upton House. Using its collection, gardens and story to inspire new works of art for an Open Studios exhibition from Saturday 17 June – Sunday 2 July 2017.

People picnicing on the lawn at Upton watching a concert

Summertime Jazz Night - 29 July 

Be entertained by the Swinging Bass Band and maybe even join a short jazz dancing taster class with our 1920s dance teachers. Bring a picnic, treat yourself to a drink from the bar and relax on the grass on a lovely summer evening.

Upcoming events

Art Exhibition with Warwick Open Studio

Sat 24 Jun 2017
11:00-16:00
Come and see an exhibition of unique art work inspired by Upton House's presentation: "Made to Measure Home".

Afternoon Tea at Iris's

Fri 07 Jul 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.

Afternoon Tea Talks - Fashion in the 1920s

Sat 15 Jul 2017
15:30-17:00
Women abandoned the more restricting fashions of past years. Sportswear became the greatest change in post-war fashion. Women "bobbed", or cut, their hair short to fit under the popular hats, a radical move! Learn about more of the radical...

Summertime Jazz Night

Sat 29 Jul 2017
19:00-21:00
Enjoy an evening of jazz music in the open air. Bring a picnic, treat yourself to a drink from the bar and relax on the grass on a lovely summer evening.

Music on the Lawn

Sat 05 Aug 2017
13:00-15:00
This summer we are celebrating in the style of the 1920s, with live music performances on the South Lawn every weekend afternoon in August.
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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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Our work

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