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Best Stately Homes and Gardens In Southampton

We've rounded up the best stately homes and gardens in Southampton in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 13 Southampton stately homes and gardens to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries, or tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the stately homes and gardens we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Beaulieu

  • Brockenhurst
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Make like royalty deep in the heart of the New Forest;  Beaulieu is an award-winning day out packed with motors and a magnificent Palace House. Get s...

Mottisfont Abbey and Garden

  • Romsey
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Mottisfont Abbey and Garden is a romantic house converted from a medieval Augustinian priory that still retains the original ‘font' from which it got...

Mompesson House

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Mompesson House When walking into the celebrated Cathedral Close in Salisbury, you and yours will step back in time, especially if you're a fan of th...

Uppark House and Gardens

  • Petersfield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Perched high on the South Downs ridge, Uppark House and Gardens is a tranquil and eminently explorable 18th century house, commanding southern views...

Athelhampton House and Gardens

  • Dorchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Athelhampton House and Gardens is a 15th century house with beautiful grounds, dating back to 1891. The Great Hall of this house, built in 1485 would...

Longleat Safari and Adventure Park

  • Warminster
  • Outdoor
  • Safari Parks

Experience the thrill of Longleat Safari and Adventure Park. This safari drive through takes you closer to wild animals than ever before. Drive throu...

Basildon Park

  • Reading
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Basildon Park is an impressive Georgian mansion and has a lovely surrounding parkland which was rescued from ruin for future posterity by Lord and La...

Kingston Maurward Gardens & Animal Park2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Dorchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Even wet weather cannot detract from the beautiful grounds and lake at Kingston Maurward Gardens and Animal Park. This family friendly day out is ide...



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Bowood House & Gardens4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Calne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

The whole family can relax in 100 acres of beautiful parkland, designed by Capability Brown, offering a lake, arboretum, pinetum and cascade. Perfect...

Hatchlands Park

  • Guildford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

The stately home Hatchlands Park contains exemplary tenant Alec Cobbe's collection of paintings and fine furniture. They also display the infamous Co...

Walled Garden at Mells

  • Mells
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Walled Garden at Mells is set in the historic Somerset village of Mells, a short distance from Bath and the pretty market town of Frome. The Walled G...

RHS Garden Wisley

  • Woking
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Visit the RHS Garden Wisley and wander for a stroll and replace the busy city streets with stunning nature views for a few hours. See the garden’s ex...

Lydiard Park

  • Swindon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Enjoy the natural beauty of the tranquil lake, rolling lawns and woodlands before heading for some fun in the playground! With colourful, state-of-th...

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