Autumn at Mottisfont

Autumn activity weekends at Mottisfont


Date: 19th Sep 2020 - 1st Nov 2020
Time: 10am-5pm, Saturdays and Sundays
Price: Range from Normal admission only

In celebration of the season, Mottisfont is offering different nature-inspired mini-trails and activities for curious minds every weekend from 19 September.

19-20 September: gather sticks and leaves from to make leaf boats, perfect for floating down the river.
26-27 September: find out more about which creatures hibernate here and which migrate for the winter as you explore.
3-4 October: go on a scavenger hunt around the grounds to pick up autumnal windfalls.
10-11 October: what’s in Mottisfont’s veg patch? Discover what produce would usually be growing in the Kitchen Garden and what you could grow at home.
17-18 October: use found materials from Mottisfont’s gardens to create natural works of art.
31 October-1 November: help Mottisfont create their compost by gathering up leaves from the paddocks. You can learn more about the types of tree they come from, too.

Please note that you will need to book your visit in advance via the Mottisfont website.


Mottisfont, National Trust near Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 0LP