Mottisfont, National Trust

A romantic house and gallery set in beautiful riverside gardens. Crafted from a medieval priory, Mottisfont is full of surprises, with art that intrigues and delights. Come back throughout the year to see different exhibitions in the gallery.

Carpets of spring bulbs, a stunning walled rose garden, rich autumn leaves and a colourful winter garden make Mottisfont a feast for the senses all year round. There’s space to run, jump and play, and always something for families to do, with seasonal activity trails to enjoy in the school holidays.

Enjoy exploring and testing your limits in Mottisfont’s Wild Play areas, including Boggy Climbing and Pump, Pool and Paddle, perfect for splashing around. Inside, there are spotter trails for exploring the house, and Mottisfont holds an exhibition that’s especially appealing for younger audiences every summer.

Spring - Autumn: 10am - 5pm.
Winter: 10am - 4pm. House and gallery open at 11am. Last entry 30 minutes before closing.
Whole property closed 24 and 25 December. Gallery closes for short periods in between exhibitions. Late opening during rose season (garden only), telephone for details.

Admission price 

Adult £18.15 with Gift Aid, £16.50 Standard

Child £9.10 with Gift Aid, £8.25 Standard

Family £45.40 with Gift Aid, £41.25 Standard

(Seasonal prices apply. Please check with the attraction for the most updated pricing)

Why should I visit?

    • Romantic country house crafted from a medieval priory, full of surprises, with extraordinary murals by Rex Whistler.
    • Art gallery showcasing a year-round programme of exhibitions.
    • Riverside gardens with seasonal highlights, including a world-famous collection of roses that flower in June and a beautiful winter garden.
    • Wild Play features, including a natural ‘Boggy Climbing’ area and a Pump, Pool and Paddle for fun with water.
    • Seasonal events and activities, from activity trails around the grounds to outdoor theatre performances in summer.


Assistance dogs allowed
Baby changing facilities
Disabled access
Disabled parking available
Dogs accepted
Free parking on site
Gift shop
On site parking
Suitable for ages 12 and above
Suitable for ages 3 and above
Suitable for ages 5 and above
Suitable for ages 8 and above
View all

Next event


Comedy and Commentary

18/01/2020 - 19/04/2020


Discover witty works from some of Britain’s best cartoonists commenting on current affairs. Humour is at the heart of this show, with funny,... 

View all

Voucher / Offer



Valid from 31/12/2019 until 31/12/2020

Kids go FREE

Please Login or Register to Download

Please login here or register an account here to download this voucher

Where to find us


Mottisfont, National Trust
Nr Romsey
SO51 0LP

Find us online

By car

If travelling on M27, take junction 2 or 3 (M271) following signs to Romsey. Once you have reached Romsey, follow signs to Stockbridge (A3057). 3.5 miles down the A3057 turn left, following the brown tourist information signs to Mottisfont. If traveling on the M3, take junction 8 – A303 towards Andover. Follow the road sign posted to Stockbridge and follow signs to Romsey (A3057). Approximately 3 miles from Stockbridge you drive through a village called Kings Somborne; drive through the village on the same road. Approximately 2 miles further on you will see a brown tourist information road sign on the right to Mottisfont.

By train

Mottisfont & Dunbridge station is just over a mile away on foot, across fields and some country roads. Head north from the station, following the sign directing you to Mottisfont. Look out for the fingerpost sign which directs you into a field on the right. Follow the path upward through the field, crossing into a second field via a gate at the top of the hill. Continue to follow the path, which will lead you across and out of the field to join onto Hatt Lane. Head right here until you meet a small junction which joins Hatt Lane up to Oakley Road. Head right along this road, following the finger post to Mottisfont. Keep following this road until you can turn into the visitor car park on your left.

Kids activities

harry hampshire

Seasonal activity trails available in school holidays, and spotter trails inside the house.

  • Designated children’s play areas in the grounds.
  • Family friendly map available at entry point, indicating play areas and picnic areas.
  • Children’s menu available in catering outlets.