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Upton Country Park

RegionSouth West
ClubWessex Orienteers
Nearest townPoole
PostcodeBH17 7BJ
Carpark locationIn Upton Country Park.

Available Maps

Upton Country Park is a delightful mix of parkland and woods around Upton House on the edge of Poole Harbour. The Azaleas in Springtime are not to be missed.

Courses of 0.6, 1.5 and 2.2km are available on the map. The shortest course is in a large field with good visibility, excellent for supervising a youngster.

Other Things to do in the Area

Children's adventure play installations are dotted around the park and a play fountain operates in the walled garden in the summer for small ones.  Cafe, bird hide, harbourside boardwalk, stream with play stepping stones.

Directions: Approach Poole from the west or leave to the east on the A35 and follow the brown signs to Upton Country Park. BH17 7BJ. Free parking (in 2016)

Maps Available From

Download map and instructions free, as above, or purchase a map pack (£1.00) from the cafe (all year) or from the kiosk near the house (summer).                                                   

Further Information

  • White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners
  • Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience