In and around Hampshire

Home to history-rich houses and famous gardens

Places to visit

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Fireplace lit, and decorated with swag, candles and Christmas stockings

Christmas in and around Hampshire 

This Christmas you'll find our historic settings filled with glittering decorations and festive stories. Mottisfont invites you to its Twelve Days of Christmas spectacular and Hinton Ampner recreates favourite festive traditions. From tree decoration workshops and gingerbread snowmen, carols to Christmas trails, our places are full of festive cheer to share this winter.

Christmas highlights

Behind the scenes this Christmas...

More to do this Christmas...

A pencil self-portrait by Rex Whistler

Rex Whistler exhibition at Mottisfont

14 January - 23 April 2017: a major exhibition exploring the talents of Rex Whistler, on display at the home of his final great artwork. Over seventy items are on display, from large oil paintings to working designs, sketches and some personal items.

Where will you visit today?

Group on a guided tour, Mottisfont, Hampshire

Supporter groups in Hampshire 

Help your local National Trust places in Hampshire like Mottisfont, The Vyne or Winchester City Mill by joining your local supporter group. Some are more volunteering focused, and others enjoy social outings together like trips and tours, or lectures.