Upton House and Gardens

Wrap up warm and enjoy the gardens at Upton this Winter

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 

Room with desk and drawing board

Step inside the made-to-measure home 

Lord Bearsted made Upton his country home in 1927 and set about creating the perfect country residence for his family and growing art collection. Explore the fashionable tastes of the day and learn how to create a home made-to-measure. You can also pre-book house entry here too.

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What's on 

More Christmas events at Upton

Upcoming events

Christmas Made-To-Measure trail for children

Fri 14 Dec 2018
Celebrate the children's season with a visit to Upton House this Christmas. Follow our festive trail, discover how 1920s' children decorated their Christmas tree, and meet a special Christmas guest.

Upton Makes the House Desirable this Christmas

Fri 14 Dec 2018
Join us for a charmingly stylish Upton Christmas. See the house decorated for a 'modern' 1920s Christmas.

A magical Upton Christmas Evening Tour

Sat 15 Dec 2018
Join us for a guided tour of a very stylish Upton Christmas of the 1920-30s. Discover hints and tips from the best magazines of the day and enjoy mulled wine and festive treats in the old kitchen.

What a view! Short walk from Upton

Mon 04 Feb 2019
Join an experienced guide for a short easy walk, 2.3 miles starting from the Upton House and Gardens main car park.

Give it a go - Valentines 3D Flower Picture Box

Thu 07 Feb 2019
Create a 3D flower picture box in a morning for Valentines everywhere with the very talented Laurelie. All materials will be provided for you to give it a go.

Afternoon Tea Talk - The Upton Long Weekend

Thu 14 Feb 2019
What did a guest pack for a weekend at Upton House? Join house guide Brenda to hear about the Upton long weekend in the 1930s.
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Places to stay

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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