A small woodland on the edge of Upton (opposite Upton Country Park). Volunteer events take place throughout the year.
The Wood includes footpaths, cyclepaths and Woodland Trail, also running streams, open glades and seats to sit and rest a while.
Map and leaflet available from Discover Purbeck Information Centre (Wareham) or Upton Town Council offices. Also available to download from our website.
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Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
Map & Directions
From the west: take the A35 towards Poole and follow the brown tourist signs for Upton Country Park (turn left off the A35 onto a slip-road). Pass the entrance to the Country Park (on your left) and at the junction turn left towards Upton Town Centre. Take the first turning on your right into Pony Drive. The Wood entrance is on your right.
From the east: Follow the A35 towards Dorchester and Blandford. After the Holes Bay North roundabout on the outskirts of Poole (boat on the roundabout) take the next slip-road exit following signs for Upton Country Park. At the roundabout turn right under the flyover and left towards Upton Town Centre. Follow the road around to the right and take the first right into Pony Drive. The Wood entrance is on your right.
Public Transport Directions
BY BUS: There is a bus stop adjacent to the Wood called 'Upton Country Park stop'. Bus numbers 8, 9, 10 and 40 all call at this stop.
BY TRAIN: The nearest railway station is at Hamworthy - 2 miles away. There is no bus connection from the Railway Station.
JOURNEY PLANNING: Contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit their website: www.travelinesw.com to plan your journey and look up bus timetables.
- Free Entry
- In town/city centre
- Outdoor Attraction
- Accessible to Wheelchair Users
- Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - Parking on Pony Drive
- Ramp/Level Access - Level access at main entrances for wheelchairs and mobility scooters.
Parking & Transport
- On Bus Route
- Parking (free) - on Pony Drive
- Dogs Accepted
- Open all year
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