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  • National Trust
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Garden, £8.50

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Upton House

Upton House

Details

Come and discover the life and passions of a 1930s millionaire, when Upton House was the weekend home of Lord & Lady Bearsted.

Gift shopOn-site cateringFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children's Trail. No flash photography. Suitablity for the Disabled: WCs. Restaurant: Licensed. Parking: 350 yds from House. Limited for coaches. Suitability for Dogs: Guide dogs only.

Opening details

Garden*/restaurant/shop/plant centre
28 Feb – 1 Nov 09 11–5 Mo Tu We Sa Su
4 Apr – 22 Apr 09 11–5 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
25 Jul – 02 Sep 09 11–5 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
2 Nov – 20 Dec 09 12–4 Mo Tu We Sa Su
26 Dec – 3 Jan 09 12–4 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
House tours
28 Feb – 1 Nov 09 11–1 Mo Tu We Sa Su
4 Apr – 22 Apr 09 11–1 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
25 Jul – 02 Sep 09 11–1 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
House
28 Feb – 1 Nov 09 1–5 Mo Tu We Sa Su
4 Apr – 22 Apr 09 1–5 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
25 Jul – 02 Sep 09 1–5 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
2 Nov – 20 Dec 09 12–4 Mo Tu We Sa Su

House admission from 11 on BHols by timed ticket, but visitors may then stay until 5. Ground floor open only in house 2 Nov–20 Dec. *Garden winter route only Nov–Jan 10.

Prices

Under 5s and National Trust members are free.

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 9 Sep - Sun 22 Dec Upton in miniature!

Contact

Haidee Sheahan

Address

Upton,
Near Banbury,
Warwickshire,
OX15 6HT

Directions

Plan route to Upton House and Gardens using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SP 371455  Lat: 52.10704 Long: -1.45970

Take the A422 from Stratford following the signs for Banbury. Continue along this road for approximately 12 miles passing through Ettington and Pillerton Priors. Shortly after climbing Edge Hill, Upton House will be seen on the right, clearly signed.

Facilities

  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children's Trail. No flash photography. Suitablity for the Disabled: WCs. Restaurant: Licensed. Parking: 350 yds from House. Limited for coaches. Suitability for Dogs: Guide dogs only.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 6
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Notes

Please call and ask for more details or about specific concerns. Further details about the site are available from visitor reception on arrival.