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What's on

Upcoming events

Little People, BIG DREAMS® exhibition and trail

Tue 16 Aug 2022
10:00-17:00
Saturday 23 July – Sunday 4 September: a new exhibition and activity trail at Mottisfont celebrates some of the world’s most outstanding people, using artworks from the bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS® picture-book series.

Tales of Narnia: the artwork of Pauline Baynes exhibition

Sat 24 Sep 2022
11:00-16:30
Saturday 24 September – Sunday 6 November: illustrations from the world of Narnia, featuring best-loved creatures and characters from C. S. Lewis's famous series of children's books.

Harvest time

Sat 01 Oct 2022
10:00-17:00
A seasonal celebration of autumn harvests and produce from around the grounds and estate.
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Things to see and do

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Eating and shopping

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History

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Wildlife

A pearl bordered fritillary butterfly on speedwell flowers

Butterflies on Stockbridge Down 

Over 40 species of butterfly thrive at Stockbridge Down. Declining varieties such as the Duke of Burgundy and pearl-bordered fritillary can be spotted here, encouraged through careful habitat management.

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Join or give

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Groups

A group having a laugh on a visit to Igthham Mote

Arrange a group visit 

Whether you're looking to take in one of our exhibitions, discover our history or simply stroll through beautiful gardens, we'll ensure that your group has a great day out.

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Art and collections

An oil painting of Lake Como by the artist Derek Hill

The Derek Hill Collection 

We're home to a collection of 20th-century art, including works by L.S. Lowry, Barbara Hepworth and Graham Sutherland. They were gifted to us by the artist Derek Hill, in memory of a long friendship with last owner Maud Russell.