Things to see & do

Great things to do every day

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What's on

No matter what the weather or when you visit there is always something to do. Join our teatime talks or tours of the historic gardens. Pick up one of our self-led trails and explore in your time.

Family fun

There's always something for families here at Mottisfont. Discover our Wild Play Trail and test your limits. Don't forget to pick up a trail in the house and gallery.

Spring walks

Explore our grounds and estate this spring

Enjoy a breath of fresh air and explore our grounds and wider estate this spring Join one of our free daily walks around the grounds and historic board walk.

Next exhibition

Find out how J Lyons

Lyons teashop lithographs: bringing colour to post war Britain
A colourful exhibition showcasing 30 vibrant, original lithographs from the 1940s and 1950s. The artworks were commissioned by J Lyons & Co from leading artists of the day, to brighten up their teashops in post-war Britain.

2 May - 5 July

Countryside day

Meet the team and find out about the work they do

Saturday 9 May 10am - 5pm

Join as we shine a spotlight all of the work our team does in the estate and the New Forest. Find out about how we are re-establishing native woodlands and the habitats we preserve as well as having a go at traditional woodwork and working a tractor.

Don't miss

  • Discover our stories in the house with our newly opened rooms
  • Join one of our free guided walks around the grounds
  • Keep an eye out for great events throughout the year
  • Stroll along the crystal clear waters of the River Test
  • Visit our gift shop and secondhand bookshop in the Stables.
  • Relax in our Kitchen CafĂ© with a hot drink and delicious food