Mottisfont - National Trust

Mottisfont - National Trust
Mottisfont
nr Romsey
Hampshire
SO51 0LP
England

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/mottisfont

E-mail

mottisfontabbey@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

Infoline

01794 340757

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Set amidst glorious countryside along the River Test, this 12th century Augustinian priory was converted into a private house after the Dissolution of the Monasteries and still retains the spring or "font" from which its name is derived. The key attraction is the grounds with magnificent trees, walled gardens and the National Collection of Old-fashioned Roses, at their best in mid-June

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

See www.nationaltrust.org.uk for details

Discounts

  • National Trust

Drawing room decorated by Rex Whistler and Derek Hill's 20th century picture collection

Collection details

Architecture, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art

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Natural History Illustration Workshop

  • 8 November 2014 12-4pm

Artist Louise O'Reilly has spent three months at Mottisfont, researching the early history of the priory and immersing herself in the world of medieval illustration and map-making. She has created a beautiful 'new' medieval map; the Mappa Mottisfont. Now she has open her door to you to have a go yourself.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • 16-17

Admission

£30.00 per person.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/mottisfont/things-to-see-and-do/events/

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