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Temple Pool walk

Take in big skies, historic vistas and the imprint of a pioneering landscape designer on this 4.8-mile circular walk from Upton House and Gardens.

  • Booking essential

Join volunteer walk leaders who will guide you on this stunning countryside route skirting the edge of the historic Temple Pool designed by Gothic landscape designer, Sanderson Miller. Relax afterwards with a hot drink in our Pavilion Cafe.

Distance: 4.3 miles (6.5km) Time: approx. 2 hr 30 mins Difficulty level: moderate - includes some moderate climbs.

The walk start and finish in Upton's visitor car park. Each adult ticket includes a regular hot drink from the Pavilion Cafe. You will not be charged for car parking.

If you are unable to attend on the day, please let us know by email: uptonhouse@nationaltrust.org.uk or telephone: 01295 670266

Start time: 10:30am. Meet outside Visitor Reception where the walk leader will be waiting to welcome you.

Sorry, dogs are not permitted on the walk

Times

Prices

Event prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Temple Pool walk£5.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Suitability

Children over 16 are welcome, supervised by parent/guardian

Meeting point

Meet in front of Visitor Reception ready for a prompt 10:30am start.

What to bring and wear

Wear suitable walking boots/shoes and outdoor clothing to protect against cold/wind/rain/heat. Bring your own refreshments and also bring sun cream.

Accessibility

Please note this walk follows public footpaths across fields, which may be muddy and uneven depending on the weather. The route includes a few stile crossings and moderate climbs and may not be suitable for people with mobility difficulties.

Other

If you are unable to attend on the day, please kindly contact the property directly to let us know that you are not coming.

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