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.

More about this place

Upton House and Gardens

Things to see and do 

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What's on 

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Festive Family Trail and Father Christmas 

Follow our family trail to see Christmas come to life. Discover the fun of a 1920s Christmas and meet Father Christmas. Purchase your trail at visitor reception and book your timed entry to the house on the day at the Land Agent's hut in the shop courtyard.

Upcoming events

Festive Family Trail

Sat 16 Dec 2017
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 Christmas evening tours

Sat 16 Dec 2017
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 Afternoon Tea

Sun 17 Dec 2017
Spoil yourself this Christmas with a special trip to Upton House and stop off in our original 1920s tea room for a delicious Christmas afternoon tea.

New Year's Day Walk

Mon 01 Jan 2018
Enjoy a healthy start to 2018 on our guided walk. This 2 mile walk gives you a spiritual lift as you learn who has walked these paths before you and experience the far reaching views over the Edgehill battleground.

Afternoon Tea Talk - Below Stairs - Upton's staff

Wed 14 Feb 2018
Learn about the many varied and interesting staff members who kept Upton running in its heyday.

Bearsted's Best - Upton's Supper Club

Fri 02 Mar 2018
Join us for a unique dining experience centred around each of the properties the Bearsted's owned.
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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.

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Keeping the grass growing green  

Turf maintenance is a year round task for the garden team. Following a regular maintenance programme of weekly checks for the signs of wear and a rotation of areas being open and closed are all part of the turf plan for Upton.

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

Christmas tours for groups at Upton 

Christmas tours and traditional meals offer are a lovely way to celebrate with your club, groups or society, getting into the festive spirit.

People in the gallery

Group visits to the made to measure home 

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.

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Venue hire

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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