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 

Autumn at Upton

Upton House and Gardens

What's on 

Framed painting on green wall, winter scene

Afternoon Tea Talks  

Based on our latest research, this series of talks will reveal more about Upton and its wonderful gardens, art collection and history. Talks are followed by a delicious cream tea. Tickets are just £10 each.

Children balancing on logs

Have an adventure at Upton in October half-term 

Take the Nocturnal Nature Trail through the woods and try your hand at some of our half-term craft activities. £2 per child, normal admission prices apply. Stay longer with a visit to the house to see the doll's house or more fun in the garden with the adventure pack.

Christmas at Upton 2017

Upcoming events

Nocturnal Nature Trail

Sat 21 Oct 2017
11:00-17:00
Use your trail to identify animals that come out at night and learn all about how they live and appear during the night hours.

Festive Family Trail

Sat 25 Nov 2017
12:00-15:00
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 Upton Christmas

Sat 25 Nov 2017
12:00-16:00
Visit Upton's house dressed for a very stylish Christmas

Dreaming of the perfect Christmas evening tours

Sat 25 Nov 2017
17:00-18:00
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 Gift Fayre

Sat 02 Dec 2017
11:00-16:00
Visit our traditional Christmas fayre, where you'll find a variety of delights ideal for presents this Christmas. Stop off for a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie.

Crafting for Christmas workshop - Beading

Mon 04 Dec 2017
10:00-12:00
Make something special for Christmas this year at one of our workshops. Join our talented crafter and learn how to bead a beautiful intricate Christmas bauble in an art deco 1920s style.
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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

Upton House and Gardens

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.

Green lawn and blue skies with shaddows from tall trees

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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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 for groups at Upton 

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

Upton House and Gardens

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