People visit the National Trust's Mottisfont Abbey for many reasons. They may try to go in June to see the best of the National Collection of Olde English Roses.
Others want to tour the ancient house itself and find out about its history.
Lots must miss this angel in the corner of the right hand turret in the picture.
There is also a riverside walk and an estate to roam; a secondhand bookshop I love to browse; and a cafe serving scrumptious home made snacks and meals.
I didn't get there again this year. I'll make sure it's on the list for next year.