The Gallery Upstairs
BY CAR
Upton House and Country Park is situated approximately 4 miles from Poole town centre, on the south side of the A35. Follow the brown signs to the park. There is ample parking available in the pay and display public car park.


BY BUS FROM POOLE
Morebus service Nos 8 & 9 stop at both the main Park entrance (just a few minutes walk to the House) and Blandford Road entrance – timetables at morebus.co.uk
First Group operate a No X54 service between Weymouth and Poole that stops at Upton Crossroads (Dorchester Road) – timetable at firstgroup.com
Morebus service No 10 and the Purbeck Breezer Route 40 also stop at Upton Crossroads.


CYCLING
There is an off-road cycle route from Poole town centre to Upton Country Park via Holes Bay. Approximate cycling time 15-20 minutes. You could walk the same route in approximately 50 minutes.


TAXI
The journey from Poole takes approximately 5 minutes.



From the car park please follow the signs to the Tea Rooms & Art Gallery. The Gallery is upstairs from the Tea Rooms and there is disabled access via a lift.

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The Gallery Upstairs,
Upton Country Park,
Poole,
BH17 7BJ
Upton Country Park's website
Park map
Route 8 timetable
Route 9 timetable
Route 10 timetable
The Gallery Upstairs is run by PEDAS.
Have a look at their website.


About the gallery
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Keeping in touch
Current exhibition
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Upton Country Park
Poole & East Dorset Art Society
About the gallery
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PEDAS website
8th – 19th Nov​ember 2018
​First annual exhibition of work by members of the DORSET LIGHT ​​​PHOTOGRAPHIC CLUB
UCP
About the gallery
The Friends of Upton
Country Park
contact@thegalleryupstairs.org.uk
See a plan of the gallery
and the dimensions of
the display areas
The Gallery Upstairs is a non-commercial gallery owned by the Borough of Poole and run voluntarily by Poole & East Dorset Art Society. The gallery (formerly known as The Peacock Gallery) shows work by local professional and non-professional artists including art societies, local education classes and community groups.

The Gallery is available for hire for periods of one or two weeks, primarily to artists and groups within 15 miles of Upton Country Park. Exhibitors are responsible for stewarding their own exhibitions and handling their own sales. It is currently fully booked until 2020, for more information please contact us.

The Gallery Upstairs is situated above the tearooms in the beautiful surroundings of Upton Country Park.
It is open daily except when there is a change of exhibition. Opening hours are generally between 10am and 5pm, but please check individual exhibitions.
Website
Rules & Regulations
Entry form
About the exhibition
Website
View a virtual book of the exhibition
John and Barry pose against John's artwork.
The last time John was up here was 35 years ago, when he attended a work experience course with Poole Council when the gallery was a class room.
He couldn't believe the transformation in the place.
contact@thegalleryupstairs.org.uk