Rose season at Mottisfont in Romsey is one of the best seasons for me, when you arrive you join a little army of ants all making their way directly to the walled gardens and as soon as you go through the most amazing smell hits you 🌸
The roses are in their peak from late May till the middle of June, these are old fashioned roses so they only bloom once per year but the effect is stunning! I highly recommend visiting during the week if you can and even then early in the morning as it gets very busy.
There are two walled gardens but each one is gorgeous and then it leads out onto fields beyond and you can walk across the fields and back along the river to the main house. The lawn outside the main house is perfect for a picnic!
Next June cant come round quick enough for me….