Dear Mummy, it’s been a little while since I shared a photo update on the blog. We’ve been having too much fun on Instagram and YouTube that we’ve forgotten to share photos on here as well. But we’re back and happy to join in with #MySundayPhoto with Darren at Photalife. We visited Mottisfont NT this weekend to … More Smell the Roses – My Sunday Photo
Dear Mummy, we can’t believe that the Gruffalo is at Mottisfont this summer! We headed down to one of our favourite National Trust properties to follow the summer trail and see Gruffalo artwork hanging in the gallery. The Gruffalo and Friends: the Art of Axel Scheffler runs from 15 July – 3 September, 11am – 5pm. … More The Gruffalo and Friends at Mottisfont
Dear mummy, every year we make our annual pilgrimage to Mottisfont, Hampshire to see their wonderful rose gardens. We’ve been visiting for years since I was a baby. My mummy has loved watching me grow, just like the gardens at this National Trust property. Mottisfont is near Romsey in Hampshire. It’s an 18th-century home with a … More Watching me grow at Mottisfont, National Trust
Dear mummy, what a week we’ve had! It’s great to have my folks back home from their travels in New York. We’ve been doing really festival things this week like putting up our Christmas Tree, reading some Christmas stories and singing some carols. (Well trying to..) It’s the first Christmas that I’ve really understood who … More A very festive week
Dear mummy, we finally visited the Lauren Child exhibition at Mottisfont, National Trust. We’d been waiting since the exhibition started in July to find the perfect weekend to visit. It’s the first art show I’ve been really, really interested in….being a toddler and all that.The National Trust is looking back at the career of Lauren … More Adventures with Charlie and Lola at Mottisfont
Dear Mummy, every year for the past 3 years you’ve been taking me to see the roses at Mottisfont in Romsey, Hampshire. It’s an 18th-century home with a medieval priory owned by The National Trust and we’ve had many adventures here. Every year in June, Mottisfont host an internationally renowned heritage collection of 19th century roses which draws crowds in from … More Roses in Bloom
Top Ten Places in Hampshire this Easter! Dear mummy, here’s a little list I compiled of places to go and things to do in Hampshire this Easter! Easter is a lovely time in this neck of the woods and we love visiting gardens and farms in Spring. Here’s our top ten attractions. Exbury Gardens, Southampton … More Top Ten Places in Hampshire this Easter!
Christmas at Mottisfont, National Trust “The Nutcracker” Today king of mice, tonight king of dolls. Tomorrow… king of EVERYTHING! -Mouse King Dear Mummy, it’s December and we are looking for fun things to do in Hampshire over the Christmas period. As you all know we’re big fans of The National Trust and have been members … More Christmas at Mottisfont, National Trust
Quentin Blake Exhibition at Mottisfont. Dear mummy, last Friday we visited one of our favourite haunts Mottisfont. For those that don’t know Mottisfont Abbey, it is a National Trust country estate situated just outside Romsey in Hampshire. It’s sheltered in the valley of the River Test and includes a large manor house which hosts art … More Quentin Blake and Friends at Mottisfont
Mottisfont comes up smelling of Roses again! Every year Mottisfont host an internationally renowned heritage collection of 19th century roses which draws crowds in from far and wide. They flower just once a year in June so I made sure mummy booked some time in the calendar for us to see this unrivalled show. Acclaimed … More Mottisfont comes up smelling of Roses again!
Friday Sunshine at Mottisfont. Friday, May 16th. 2014. Dear mummy, not only is Mottisfont hosting the ‘Gardens of Delight’ art exhibition in the house, their gardens are an absolute delight at this time of year! We’ve popped down a little earlier in the season than usual, as the weather has been so nice recently. Eagerly … More Friday Sunshine at Mottisfont
Spring at Mottisfont via Freeheelin’ Friday, April 4, 2014. Dear mummy, a couple of your friends have been to see the Lichfield Exhibition at The National Trust’s Mottisfont Estate and have recommended it to you so we decided to go. The weather is dry but overcast and we seem to be running away from the … More Spring at Mottisfont via Freeheelin’
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 Dear mummy, What another beautiful day. You surprised me by taking me to a new place today. Word on the grapevine is that Mottisfont has a beautiful walled garden with loads of sweet smelling roses. Mottisfont is near Romsey in Hampshire. It’s an 18th-century home with a medieval priory. Owned by … More My first trip to Mottisfont