Activities

Mottisfont is more than just a beautiful house. Come for the day and bring the whole family for an adventure in our extensive grounds or just come along by yourself and take in an exhibition at our gallery.

West highland white terrier being taken for a walk. Mottisfont, Hampshire

Walking the dog 

We love dogs and they're more than welcome to explore the gardens and estate with you. While dogs are welcome in most places we ask that you keep dogs on a short lead at all times while you visit, so that everyone can enjoy their time with us.

Mother and child walking outdoors wrapped up for winter

Enjoy a family day out 

Mottisfont is the perfect place for a family visit all year round, with plenty of space to run, jump and play. Read our hints and tips and take a look at our Wild Play map to discover the best places for family fun around the grounds.

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.

Family enjoying an exhibition at Mottisfont, Hampshire

Exhibitions at Mottisfont 

Mottisfont became a creative hub for artistic figures in the early twentieth century. We continue those traditions today with a vibrant series of changing exhibitions in our gallery. Discover up to five shows a year covering a wide range of themes.