Christmas at Uppark House and Garden
- 02 January 2023
For Christmas 2023, we welcome you to explore a traditional Christmas at Uppark. Feel the thrill of glitz and glamour upstairs in the house where we welcome you in with twinkling Christmas trees. Whilst downstairs is all about the hustle and bustle of preparation, think citrussy scents and bottles of champagne...
In the mansion house
Follow the festoon lights illuminating the approach to the mansion house before stepping into the entrance hall, to find a classic Christmas reflecting the history of the mansion and its inhabitants. Tall twinkling christmas trees tower over you as you wonder through enchanting rooms filled with the most sublime decorations.
Imagine yourself back in the 18th century with Sir Matthew and Lady Sarah Fetherstonhaugh as they settle in for Christmas with the family and guests. A rainbow of festive colours greet you, each pallette blending inot the next as you walk from winter wonderland, silvers and whites, to pinks and golds and reds, green and blue.
Around the garden and grounds
Outside, take a gentle stroll around the garden designed by Humphry Repton and through the meadow overlooking the magnificent South Downs, with views out towards the Solent and the Isle of Wight.
In the pre-loved bookshop and café
From classic volumes and colourful children’s tales to modern fiction and vintage treasures, discover something new (to you) to keep or to gift as a Christmas treat to friends or family.
Refuel in the café
After you’ve marvelled at the mansion house and garden, reward yourself with a well-deserved warm brew and delicious seasonal treat from the cosy café.
A tranquil 17th-century house set within intimate gardens and woodland.
Take a stroll through the surrounding grounds at Uppark. Discover far-reaching views, wooded walks and the different wildlife that calls this place home.
Take a look inside this classic historical house, filled with exquisite furnishings from all over the world, and discover what life was like below stairs for serving staff.
Look back in time through the history of the gardens at Uppark, dating back to the early 18th century, which has shaped how they appear today.