A former Tudor ‘power house’ visited by Henry VIII, a 1930s country retreat and famous rose garden, a Georgian mansion with panoramic views, and an ancient working watermill in the heart of a city. These are yours to discover in Hampshire, together with acres of wildlife-rich downland, crystal-clear chalk streams, and ancient New Forest heaths.
Once a medieval priory, today you’ll find a romantic house with 1930s interiors and an art gallery, nestled in beautiful riverside gardens.
Explore a former Tudor powerhouse turned 18th-century family home, set in formal gardens, with walks to woodlands and wildlife-rich wetlands.
An elegant country house with exquisite collections, and picturesque gardens surrounded by an estate that’s perfect for walks.
An ancient working watermill in the heart of the city, with visiting otters, an island garden, and café that uses the mill’s stoneground flour.
20th-century chapel and garden in a peaceful Hampshire village that houses an unexpected treasure – an epic series of wall paintings by world-famous war artist Sir Stanley Spencer.
A colourful mosaic of blooming heather and gorse, braided wetlands and ancient woodland pasture
Chalk downland with far-reaching views, a variety of wildlife and archaeological features
Discover sparkle and ‘wow’ moments as stories come to life this Christmas at our places in and around Hampshire. Board the ‘Christmas Express’ to the polar bear’s ball at Mottisfont. Sit in a life-size swan sleigh at The Vyne’s Nutcracker experience. At Hinton Ampner you’ll step into Peter Pan’s glittering Neverland Christmas. There are activity-packed family trails too, plus festive foodie treats, and plenty of gifts to browse through in the shops.
Discover our best places for dog days out in London and the South East, with the new Pooch Passport, in partnership with Forthglade. You can collect yours at one of 12 participating places until 29 February 2024, including Mottisfont, The Vyne, Hinton Ampner and Uppark. When you've got six stamps from different locations we'll give you a pack of Forthglade treats for your dog.
Explore top rated places for days out with dogs. Visit six participating places between 1 September 2023 and 29 February 2024 to collect your free treat. For terms and conditions, visit nationaltrust.org.uk/pooch-passport
25 Nov - 1 Jan, 10am-4pm: Circling The Vyne’s magnificent lake, young explorers can keep their eyes peeled for swans, ballerinas and the North Lawn full of nutcracker soldiers. Trail sheet available at Visitor Reception for £1.50. Closed 24 & 25 Dec.
Step into Santa's workshop where you'll find twinkling trees and festive treats in the café. See if you can spot his Naughty Elves hiding throughout the Mill!
25 Nov - 1 Jan | House 11am-3pm | Gardens 10am-4pm: Follow heroes Clara and the Nutcracker as they defeat the villainous Mouse King in the gardens and luxuriously decorated ground floor of the house. Family trails available. Closed 24 & 25 Dec.
25 November - 7 January: follow letters to Father Christmas on a magical journey to the North Pole, from children dreaming in decorated bedrooms to a polar bear’s ball, and experience the wonder of the northern lights.
Join us at Winchester City Mill for our storytelling sessions throughout the day. Grab a festive brew from the café and get cosy for a little literary magic.
25 Nov - 1 Jan, 11am-3pm: All ages can explore the ground floor of the house lavishly decorated to tell this much-loved Christmas tale. Trail sheet available at Visitor Reception for £1.50. Closed 24 & 25 Dec.