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A romantic house and gallery set in beautiful riverside gardens

near Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 0LP

Lawns and the south front of the house in summer, Mottisfont, Hampshire

Planning your visit

The Rose Garden in June at Mottisfont, Hampshire

Visiting in rose season 

Our walled gardens are home to the extraordinary National Plant Collection of pre-1900 shrub roses, which creates an annual spectacle in early summer. We open our gardens until 8pm (last entry 7pm) on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 30 May - 29 June, with live jazz and wine tastings on selected Fridays. Rose season draws thousands of visitors every year - find out more about what to expect and plan your visit here.

A small white dog walking on a muddy path

Visiting Mottisfont with your dog 

Mottisfont is a two pawprint rated place. Dogs on a short lead are welcome to explore most of the garden.

Visitors with the custodian on a tour at Mendips, the childhood home of John Lennon, in Woolton, Liverpool

Visiting Mottisfont with your group 

Whether you're looking to take in one of the exhibitions, discover Mottisfont’s history or simply stroll through beautiful gardens, we'll ensure that your group has a great day out.


Mottisfont map 

Take a look at the map of Mottisfont to help plan your visit.

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland


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