Visiting Mottisfont with your group

Group on a guided tour, Mottisfont, Hampshire

From guided walks to the perfect afternoon cup of tea in one of our cafes, Mottisfont is a great place to visit with a group.

A great place to visit

Whether your group is planning to soak up the atmosphere of our famous rose collection in the summer or discover a new exhibition in our gallery, our aim is to give you a warm welcome all year round.

Email groupbookings.mottisfont@nationaltrust.org.uk or call 01794 340757 to talk to us about booking a group visit.

Join one of our walks and talks

Our walks and talks are led by our knowledgeable volunteer outdoor guides. If you would like to book your group onto one of these tours, please phone ahead and let us know. We do charge a small fee for booking any walks in advance.

Volunteer outdoor guides at Mottisfont, Hampshire

Guided walks at Mottisfont 

Our friendly team of outdoor guides offer free walks and talks around the gardens, village and wider estate, giving you the opportunity to learn more about our history and grounds. If you’d like to know what walks are available on your visit, please ask at visitor reception as you arrive, or take a look at the daily walks noticeboard at the end of the Welcome Centre walkway.

Food and drink

We know that a great cup of tea or coffee and home-cooked, tasty food can be the making of any visit. We have a number of outlets available throughout the property. Contact us about any special arrangements.

House and gallery

There's so much to see at Mottisfont, from our 800 year old vaulted cellarium, to Whistler’s extraordinary drawing room.

Discover a house full of fun and surprises
Mottisfont house in the sun. Mottisfont, Hampshire

Visit the gallery to see changing exhibitions throughout the year. The house also displays a permanent collection of 20th Century art.

The gardens

Horticulturalists will enjoy the grounds designed by some of the greatest names in horticultural history. From a colourful Winter Garden to spectacular rose displays in summer, you'll never be disappointed.

Rose season

The two walled gardens are home to our world famous old-fashioned rose collection created by horticulturalist Graham Stuart Thomas. Flowering once a year in late May - early June, these spectacular blooms are very popular with group visitors.

Vibrant roses are complimented by stately white foxgloves
A colourful June display in Mottisfont's walled gardens