Tūpare is an Arts and Crafts-inspired property established in 1932 by the Matthews family. Sculpted into a hillside above the Waiwhakaiho River, it features a Chapman-Taylor house set in the grounds with secluded garden rooms, elegant borders and majestic trees.
Tūpare has free guided walks during the festival at 2pm daily and free house tours half-hourly from 10am – 12.30pm. Guided walks and house tours at other times can be booked privately, in advance, on the website for a fee.
The mobility vehicle, available for less-able guests, runs before and after each house tour. Please let us know beforehand if you are bringing large groups during this busy time.
Tūpare is open all day every day. Free admission. It is owned and managed by the Taranaki Regional Council.
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