In and around Hampshire
Georgian mansions, a working watermill and wildlife-rich downland await you in Hampshire
Places to visit
Virtual highlights in Hampshire
On Stockbridge Down blackthorn and hawthorn blossom litter the hedges and provide food for the wildlife.
Early roses at Mottisfont
The famous National Collection of old-fashioned roses is in full bloom at Mottisfont. Set within the beautiful walled gardens, the scent and colour is unsurpassable. We'll continue to share more images with you as the season progresses.
We know you can’t visit our places right now, but we can bring a little bit of them to your home. Here’s the sculpted topiary at Hinton Ampner.
This is the commonest blue found in the British Isles. While the male has bright blue uppersides, the female is mainly brown with some blue markings. Caterpillars hatch from eggs to feed on bird’s foot trefoil plants.