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 4th:  Upton House Quiz Night

 9th:  RSPB Monthly Guided Walk

 14th & 16th:  DWT Forest School Fun!

 18th:  Health & Lifestyle Fair

 2nd:  Nature Tots with the RSPB

 5th:  Wedding Fair

 9th:  RSPB Monthly Guided Walk


Events at Upton Country Park

JANUARY

Soft Play in the Courtyard Barn


Daily until the end of March

Opening hours info below

Courtyard Barn by the Tea Rooms

£1 - £3 per child


The popular Woody's Soft Play will be operating daily subject to staff availability and weather conditions - please check out our Facebook page for live updates. Standard opening 10am - 4pm (last admission 3.30pm) until the end of March - don't miss out!

0-2 yrs £1, over 2 yrs £3.

With a special smaller room for babies and younger children too, it is the perfect place to let the kids burn off some energy while you pop along to get a coffee from the nearby Tea Rooms.

Please call 01202 262753 or email uptoncountrypark@poole.gov.uk for more information on the soft play and for party bookings.

FEBRUARY

Soft Play in the Courtyard Barn


Daily until the end of March

Opening hours info below

Courtyard Barn by the Tea Rooms

£1 - £3 per child


The popular Woody's Soft Play will be operating daily subject to staff availability and weather conditions - please check out our Facebook page for live updates. Standard opening 10am - 4pm (last admission 3.30pm) until the end of March - don't miss out!

0-2 yrs £1, over 2 yrs £3.

With a special smaller room for babies and younger children too, it is the perfect place to let the kids burn off some energy while you pop along to get a coffee from the nearby Tea Rooms.

Please call 01202 262753 or email uptoncountrypark@poole.gov.uk for more information on the soft play and for party bookings.

Upton House Quiz Night


Saturday, 4th February

7.30pm - 10pm

Upton House

£20 per table (up to 6)


Something new for 2017 ... strain your brain at our exciting Quiz Night! Join in the fun in the splendour of Upton House. The bar will be open for drinks and snacks throughout the evening.

Tables seat up to 6 people. Pre-booking options available, please call 01202 262753 or email uptoncountrypark@poole.gov.uk for details.

RSPB Monthly Guided Walk


Thursday, 9th February

10am - 12pm

Meet at The Cabin

£2 per person


A regular event on the second Thursday of every month, starting today.

Join a knowledgeable guide from the RSPB for an exciting and sociable walk to explore the wildlife that can be found in and around the Country Park. Don't worry if you don't know the difference between a robin and a blackbird! You soon will.

DWT Forest School Fun!


Tues 14th & Thurs 16th February

10am - 12pm

Meet at The Cabin

£5 per child


Join the Dorset Wildlife Trust to explore the woodland through fun Forest School games and activities!

Suitable for children aged 5-11 years old.

Booking is essential, please call 01202 692033 or email kwilkinson@dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk

Health & Lifestyle Fair


Saturday, 18th February

11am - 4pm

Upton House

£1 admission


Come along to meet exhibitors from the Health, Fitness, Beauty and Well Being industry. Only £1 per entry. Live demonstrations and the opportunity to purchase health inspired products and services.

Exhibitor list here soon. Visit & share our Facebook event page

MARCH

Soft Play in the Courtyard Barn


Daily until the end of March

Opening hours info below

Courtyard Barn by the Tea Rooms

£1 - £3 per child


The popular Woody's Soft Play will be operating daily subject to staff availability and weather conditions - please check out our Facebook page for live updates. Standard opening 10am - 4pm (last admission 3.30pm) until the end of March - don't miss out!

0-2 yrs £1, over 2 yrs £3.

With a special smaller room for babies and younger children too, it is the perfect place to let the kids burn off some energy while you pop along to get a coffee from the nearby Tea Rooms.

Please call 01202 262753 or email uptoncountrypark@poole.gov.uk for more information on the soft play and for party bookings.

Nature Tots with the RSPB


Thursday, 2nd March

10 - 11.30am

Meet at The Cabin

£3 per child


Weekly sessions - every term-time Thursday through the winter season

Get your little ones loving nature by coming along to Nature Tots at Upton Country Park. With special activities and games to explore the great outdoors, get your little one started off with a passion for nature that'll stay with them for life!

Wedding Fair


Sunday, 5th March

11am - 3pm

Upton House

£2 per adult


Re-launching the Upton House Wedding Fair with a fresh new look for 2017!

Marvel at the magnificence of our Georgian mansion while enjoying many varied, handpicked exhibitors and taking the opportunity to talk to our Wedding Team about your big day.

For further details please call 01202 262753.

RSPB Monthly Guided Walk


Thursday, 9th March

10am - 12pm

Meet at The Cabin

£2 per person


A regular event on the second Thursday of every month.

Join a knowledgeable guide from the RSPB for an exciting and sociable walk to explore the wildlife that can be found in and around the Country Park. Don't worry if you don't know the difference between a robin and a blackbird! You soon will.






REGULAR ACTIVITIES AT UPTON  COUNTRY PARK

Upton House Open Days & House Tours: 22nd January, 5th & 19th February, 12th March, 23rd April - details at the Friends website

Nordic Walking Classes every Friday at 12.30pm and 1.30pm for 1 hour. A great low impact outdoor activity using Nordic Walking poles which provide stability whilst recruiting between 80-90% of the muscles in the body. £4 per session, meet in the main car park.

Free Health Walks The Poole Healthy Walks Scheme offers free short walks led by trained volunteer Walk Leaders. Every Friday at 12 noon and every 2nd Saturday of the month at 10am. All walks are 1 mile and offer gentle exercise. New walkers always welcome, just turn up and join in. Meet by the bus stop in the main car park.

Segway Tours Running throughout the year - a unique way to enjoy the Country Park! Take a guided Segway tour gliding through the beautiful gardens and woodland with a qualified instructor whilst you take in the abundance of plants and wildlife around you. Minimum age for a Segway tour is 12 years, and maximum group size is 6 per tour. Please phone Dorset Segways on 01183 341807 or 01183 341808. or visit dorsetsegways.co.uk for more information or to book .

Petanque every Wednesday & Sunday at 1.30pm. Meet at the Petanque terrain.

Please see our Things To Do page for details of more activities such as Orienteering


Events may be subject to change; please check facebook.com/uptoncountrypark for any last minute live updates

January-March 2017 - events and activities at Upton Country Park (pdf, 850kb)