Upton House and Gardens

Lord and Lady Bearsted’s 1930s country retreat with dramatic terraced gardens and world-renowned art collection.

Upton House and Gardens

Things to see and do

Upton House and Gardens

What's on

Upcoming events

Royal Explorations at Upton House & Gardens to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee

Sun 14 Aug 2022
Discover items in our collection in the house and our gardens that tell fascinating stories of kings and queens; during the school holidays you can also have a go at some traditional outdoor games.

Summer crafting

Mon 15 Aug 2022
Get creative this summer with regular Monday craft sessions in the plant centre.

Wildlife Wednesdays

Wed 17 Aug 2022
We've partnered with local wildlife charities to create a series of exciting activities for all the family this summer.

Guided bat walk

Sat 20 Aug 2022
We are delighted to announce that Upton's bat walk for 2022 is back on! Learn about these fascinating residents of Upton on an evening walk with our friendly bat experts.

A Moment in Colour - an Exhibition of Paintings by Lucy Pratt

Sun 04 Sep 2022
Step into summer inside as well as outside this year with an exhibition of paintings by Lucy Pratt in the Squash Court Gallery.

Autumn colour trail

Sat 10 Sep 2022
Engage your senses together at Upton House and Gardens this autumn and become alive to colour with our children's colour wheel.
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Eating and shopping

Treat yourself

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Our work

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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