Houses and unusual buildings in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

Discover a variety of houses and unusual buildings in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, from grand mansions to a very special chapel with murals by Stanley Spencer.

Mottisfont, Hampshire in winter

Mottisfont

A romantic house and gallery set in beautiful riverside gardens

Autumn at Hinton Ampner Hampshire

Hinton Amner house and garden

Elegant country house with highly distinctive gardens

The north side of the house

The Vyne

Learn more about The Vyne, which is surrounded by beauty and steeped in history.

Front view of Sandham Memorial Chapel, Hampshire

Sandham Memorial Chapel

World famous chapel containing Stanley Spencer's visionary paintings

Welcome to Winchester City Mill, Hampshire, gateway to the South Downs

Winchester City Mill

Working watermill in the heart of Winchester

The parade ground at the Needles Battery on the Isle of Wight in snow

The Needles Old Battery and New Battery

Victorian coastal defence and secret rocket testing site perched high above the Needles Rocks

Bembridge Windmill

Bembridge Windmill

The only surviving windmill on the Isle of Wight

The entrance to Bembridge Fort, Isle of Wight

Bembridge Fort

A Victorian fort gradually being restored