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Upton House and Gardens

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Netanyahu would love this place

This establishment seems to be intent on educating us all about how kind and generous Jews are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Northampton, United Kingdom
Excellent art collection

This house is a must to visit if you are an art lover. Friendly country house with excellent... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pete E
United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First visit into the house for a while. Really interesting art collection ( the gardens are lovely in the summer too)and it was nice to talk to the enthusiastic and knowledgeable NT volunteers. Unfortunately, Father Christmas had departed a little early (leaving his outfit behind)...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This establishment seems to be intent on educating us all about how kind and generous Jews are, about their belief in justice and in helping the less fortunate people in society. Lord and Lady Bearsted were the owners, it was one of a selection of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Numberonefoody, Guest Relations Manager at Upton House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for your feedback. Just to say we haven't seen any tags from you on twitter - we do our best to respond to all as quickly as we can. @UptonHouseNT is the tag. We rely on the essential support of our social...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Winter Opening Hours. If you plan to visit the house make sure you book a slot (on arrival) with the ‘Land Agent’. We took an elderly relative for a Sunday afternoon visit. He struggled to sit down for lunch as the tables were placed too...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This house is a must to visit if you are an art lover. Friendly country house with excellent collection of paintings and porcelain. Staff in house, coffee shop and on arrival were all kind and made us welcome despite weather and few visitors. Thoroughly enjoyed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pete E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to Upton for years.amazing house, beautiful grounds. Staff are knowlegable about theverything house and the family. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a wet and windy day so sadly did not see the gardens. However we spent more time in the house and we are so glad we did! Amazing and fascinating.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bkescape
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An interesting place, mainly because of the superb art collection which is probably the finest the Trust has in a single place. Quite breath-taking and we have never seen better in a Trust property. Includes Canaletto and Hogarth. In one corridor alone I fancy that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jim R
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Having been to a lot of national trust houses and a local resident to this particular one, we were extremely disappointed with the way my mother and I were treated this morning by staff at the entrance of the house. We came to visit the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

We visit a lot of National trust places and despite this being on our doorstep, we have only just got round to it. Our visit was as a family (extended included) 4 adults (2 over 60) 3 children (6, 4 and under 1). We read...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank elbyfrancis
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Popped in today in glorious Autumnal sunshine. Immediately surprised in the carpark by a lady 'meeter & greeter', however she was typical of all the volunteers, friendly & informative. Terraced gardens are attractive but a pity there's not more access around the 'stew ponds' with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Simon G
March 29, 2018|
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Response from ValleyPixie | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as all other reviewers also stated. Cracking little place to visit!
March 17, 2018|
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Response from WarrinerGeographer | Reviewed this property |
It is my understanding that In line with the requirements placed upon Upton when The House and its fabulous art collection were handed to the Nation in the late 1940s the local hunt meet at the front of The House on Boxing... More
October 23, 2017|
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Response from Maggie P | Reviewed this property |
My idea would be to ring Upton and find out what they suggest. The staff are so helpful - they may be able to help you plan your visit so that you can use the restaurant. The food at Upton is excellent and caters for all. If... More