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.