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

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What's on 

Upcoming events

David Birtwhistle exhibition

Sun 25 Aug 2019
We have a special exhibition coming to Upton House and Gardens this summer. Artist David Birtwhistle will be exhibiting a number of his beautiful watercolour paintings in the new squash court.

Music on the Lawn with Valerie Vet

Sun 25 Aug 2019
Valerie returns this summer to delight us with her beautiful voice every weekend from 27 July to 1 September.

Monday Meditation

Mon 26 Aug 2019
Join fully-qualified yoga instructor Alicia Roscoe in the orchard for a family friendly outdoor movement and relaxation class.

Summer story time

Tue 27 Aug 2019
Join Cat Weatherill, storyteller and author, at the woodland den to hear fascinating stories from the garden.

Wildlife Wednesdays

Wed 28 Aug 2019
We've partnered with local wildlife charities to create a series of exciting activities for all the family this summer. There will be pop-up stands, nature trails and a chance to learn all about badgers, bees, hedgehogs and more.

Penny Varley Ceramics

Sat 31 Aug 2019
Local pottery artist Penny Varley will be selling a selection of her fantastic ceramics in the plant centre over two weekends this summer.
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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