In and around Hampshire

In May you'll find shows of frothy cherry blossom at Hinton Ampner

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Places to visit

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Floral borders in the walled garden at Mottisfont in spring

Spring gardens and countryside 

A mouth-watering palette of late spring colour covers our Hampshire gardens and countryside. Mottisfont's huge plane trees sport vivid green canopies of fresh foliage. Its unmown verges are lush with wildflowers. Fragrant apple blossom fills The Vyne's orchard and Hinton Ampner's walled garden.

New for you this spring

Sun shining through oak trees onto a New Forest stream

Spring walks in Hampshire 

Take in sun-dappled bluebell woods and crystal-clear chalk streams. Hedges full of blossom and heaths alive with bird song. Late spring is a great time to get outdoors, so let our walking trails introduce you to some really memorable springtime experiences.

Wildlife to watch for in spring

May half-term fun
A family group on the rose bridge at Mottisfont, Hampshire

May half-term in and around Hampshire 

We’ve got lots of new adventures for you to discover in Hampshire this May half-term. Solve the mystery of Winchester City Mill’s duck trail, or climb up to The Vyne’s exciting rooftop walkway. Our gardens are full of spring blossom and bulbs too, so get the family outdoors and have some fun.

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.