The Gallery Upstairs
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 Upstairs is situated above the tearooms in the beautiful surroundings of Upton Country Park.

The Gallery is open daily except when there is a change of exhibition. Opening hours are generally between 10am and 5pm, but please check individual exhibitions.

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.


Wilts & Dorset bus service route 128 stops in the car park at Upton Country Park. Route 8 stops approx 5-10 mins walk from the park. For timetable or more information telephone 01983 827005

First Bus service number X53 stops approx 5-10 mins walk from the park. for timetable or more information telephone 0871 200 2233


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.


The journey 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,
BH17 7BJ

Tel 07906759620
Upton Country Park's website
Park map
Route 8 timetable
Route 9 timetable
Route 128 timetable
The Gallery Upstairs is run by PEDAS.
Have a look at their website.

The gallery space is available for hire by local artists. Exhibitors are responsible for stewarding their own exhibitions and handling their own sales. No commission is charged.
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15th - 26th February 2018
"Spring Art Exhibition"
by Wimborne Amateur Artists Society
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