Mottisfont

A romantic house and gallery set in beautiful riverside gardens

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Upcoming events

Autumn colour creative workshops

Sun 22 Oct 2017
10:00-17:00
Join in with drop-in creative workshops from Test Valley Arts Foundation.

October half-term fun: the crafty patchwork trail

Sun 22 Oct 2017
10:00-17:00
Create an autumn 'patchwork' with your own drawings and natural materials.

Kaffe Fassett's Colour at Mottisfont exhibition

Sun 22 Oct 2017
11:00-17:00
Celebrating the dazzling work of world-renowned artist Kaffe Fassett, this vibrant exhibition showcases a wide range of textiles from a career spanning over 50 years.

SOLD OUT Kaffe Fassett lecture: Colour and Inspiration

Thu 23 Nov 2017
19:00-20:30
Kaffe will talk about his latest projects and inspire the audience to make their own creations.

All the Colours of Christmas

Sat 25 Nov 2017
10:00-16:00
Inspired by Kaffe Fassett's vibrant exhibition in our gallery, we're celebrating Christmas with colour and sparkle.

Heath Robinson: Dreams and Machines exhibition

Sat 20 Jan 2018
11:00-16:00
From quirky machinery to exquisite watercolours, this varied exhibition showcases all the wit and talent of a household name.
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Eating and shopping

Heartwarming lamb and vegetable stew

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.

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Groups

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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Learning

Five children stand on a brick bridge at Mottisfont, Hampshire in autumn

Learning at Mottisfont 

Rich in history and natural resources, Mottisfont has a wealth of learning opportunities for all stages of development. Schools, home educators and other educational groups are welcome to explore and find inspiration in this special environment. You can download from a series of free educational resources to help you make the most of your day.

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Our work

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History

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.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Mottisfont on the National Trust Collections website