A romantic house and gallery set in beautiful riverside gardens


Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Countryside Day

Sat 06 May 2017
A day of activities and adventure celebrating the great outdoors.

Discovering Britain: the Shell Heritage Art Collection exhibition

Sat 06 May 2017
Iconic images of the British landscape, commissioned by Shell for their highly successful advertising campaigns from the 1920s to the 1950s.

Little Adventurers: the Bug Hunt

Thu 11 May 2017
Little Adventurers is our new outdoor learning group for children aged two - five years old and their parents or carers. Have fun with exciting activities that promote physical activity and adventures in the great outdoors.

May half-term trail: My Great Day Out!

Sat 27 May 2017
Travel through Mottisfont's grounds, creating your own adventure as you go.

Rose season

Thu 01 Jun 2017
The National Collection of old-fashioned roses flower just once a year, creating a glorious spectacle in our walled gardens.

Outdoor theatre: Northanger Abbey

Wed 12 Jul 2017
Heartbreak Productions bring Jane Austen's gothic parody to life.

Eating and shopping

Trout tart and asparagus served at Mottisfont, Hampshire

Visit our cafés and shops 

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.



A group having a laugh on a visit to Igthham Mote

Arrange a group visit 

Enjoy exploring the estate, take in our exhibitions, discover our gardens or simply admire the house: we'll ensure that your group has a great day out.


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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.