Mottisfont

Mottisfont, Hampshire in winter

A romantic house and gallery set in beautiful riverside gardens

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Things to see and do

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What's on

Upcoming events

February half term trail

Sun 14 Feb 2016
10:00-17:00
Pick up a trail and start your very own imaginary horse trial

Exhibition: Thelwell: Ponies and Places

Sun 14 Feb 2016
11:00-17:00
A major exhibition from the family archives of Norman Thelwell, whose popular cartoons of plump girls on ponies are joined by many other satires of twentieth-century life. Less familiar are Thelwell's beautiful paintings of local landscapes - he...

Cadbury Easter Egg hunt

Fri 25 Mar 2016
10:00-17:00
Calling all Eggsplorers! Join us this Easter holiday for lots of family fun.

Exhibition: The Schlee Collection: Drawings from Henry Moore to David Hockney

Sat 23 Apr 2016
11:00-17:00
A selection of drawings and sketches from a variety of famous twentieth-century artists, alongside some of Mottisfont's own collection of drawings. This major private collection exploring drawing and mark-making was recently donated to...

Countryside Day

Sat 14 May 2016
10:00-17:00
Join us as we shine a spotlight on the great work our countryside team does in and around the Mottisfont estate

Celebrating the roses

Wed 01 Jun 2016
10:00-17:00
Join us this month as we celebrate our world-class garden of old roses.
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Eating and shopping

Trout tart and asparagus served at Mottisfont, Hampshire

Eating and shopping at Mottisfont 

Why not stop by and treat yourself to a bite to eat at Mottisfont? Don't forget to browse our shop and collection of secondhand books too.

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Groups

Group on a guided tour, Mottisfont, Hampshire

Arrange a group visit 

Enjoy exploring the estate, take in our exhibitions, discover our rose garden or simply admire the house, we'll ensure that your group has a great day out.

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History

The Cellarium at Mottisfont, Hampshire

The history of Mottisfont 

From humble beginnings as a 13th Century priory to a grand country retreat for London's artistic elite, Mottisfont has a rich and varied past.

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Wildlife

River walk at Mottisfont, Hampshire

Looking after the River Test at Mottisfont 

The River Test, which flows through Mottisfont, has shaped the estate through the centuries, binding the history of the house and its people to the landscape.

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Our work

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Get involved

Garden guides at Mottisfont, Hampshire

Come and join us 

Mottisfont has more than 400 volunteers and we're always looking for new members. If you have an interest in gardening, conservation, or baking, find out how you could join us.