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Mottisfont Abbey Garden, House and Estate

nr Romsey
SO51 0LP

This 12th-century Augustinian priory was converted into a private house after the Dissolution and still retains the spring or "font" from which its name is derived. The abbey contains a drawing-room decorated by Rex Whistler and Derek Hill's 20th-century picture collection.

Outside, the key attraction is the grounds with magnificent trees, walled gardens and the National Collection of Old-fashioned Roses. The estate includes Mottisfont village and surrounding farmland and woods. This property is owned by The National Trust.

General Information:
  • 7 mile estate path
  • Braille guide
  • Shop
  • Licensed restaurant
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Disabled visitors: designated parking, mobility vehicle, manual wheelchairs, adapted WC, ground floor fully accessible

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  • Directions

    Signposted off A3057 Romsey to Stockbridge, 4½ miles North of Romsey.

    Mottisfont Abbey Garden, House and Estate Postcode for SatNav: SO51 0LP


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