Our work at Mottisfont

Conservation cleaning glass with cotton wool at Mottisfont, Hampshire

From 18th century landscapes to delicate paintings, we have a lot to look after here at Mottisfont.

Looking after Mottisfont

All our teams work hard to protect and preserve this wonderful place for future generations to enjoy.

Our conservation assistants in the house are always busy cleaning and conserving our collections, while our gardens team is often to be seen tending our historic gardens and streams, as well as our world-famous collection of old roses.

Conserving our past

Every day the house team do their regular conservation checks. Daily tasks include looking for pests, checking light levels and delicately cleaning the collection.

Conservation Cleaning
Conservation cleaning wall lights at Mottisfont, Hampshire
Conservation Cleaning

Tending our garden

Our gardens team can always been found around the grounds, lovingly looking after the lawns, flower beds and the pristine River Test.

Our river keeper can be found in the water during weed cut season
River Keeper at Mottisfont, Hampshire
Our river keeper can be found in the water during weed cut season

Caring for our estate

Our countryside team look after 500 acres of estate around Mottisfont, protecting delicate ecosystems and habitats for our local wildlife.

Find out what our team gets up to looking after this special place in our ranger's blog.

Area Ranger Cat Hadler
Catherine Hadler, Area Ranger for the estate at Mottisfont, Hampshire
Area Ranger Cat Hadler