The house and great plane tree in autumn sunshine at Mottisfont, Hampshire

A romantic house and gallery set in beautiful riverside gardens


Things to see and do

Upcoming events

The Mottisfont Open Exhibition 2016

Sat 01 Oct 2016
An exhibition of a variety of art forms.

Community arts weekend

Sat 08 Oct 2016
Join us this weekend for drop-in workshops and land art sessions to celebrate 25 years of the Test Valley Arts Foundation.

Music at Mottisfont: harpsichord recital

Sat 15 Oct 2016
World premiere of the rediscovered Lennox Berkeley 'Suite for the Harpsichord', performed by Christopher Lewis, and a short talk.

October half term trail: Witch Craft

Sat 22 Oct 2016
Come along for a spooky adventure this half term!

Christmas at Mottisfont: The Twelve Days of Christmas

Sat 26 Nov 2016
Join in the fun this festive season as The Twelve Days of Christmas come alive at Mottisfont.

Eating and shopping

Trout tart and asparagus served at Mottisfont, Hampshire

Eating and shopping at Mottisfont 

Treat yourself to lunch or a tasty snack from one of our cafés while you visit. Whether you’re seeking a full meal or a light bite, we have a variety of different outlets to suit all cravings. Take a look at our shop and plant centre in the Welcome Centre to discover a great range of gifts, and browse for second-hand books in the Stables.



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.



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.



A path by the river at Mottisfont, Hampshire in autumn

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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