A HAMPSHIRE country house is opening up to the public tmorrow for a summer family picnic to thank the support of the Rownhams community.

Nigel and Helen Owens of Rownhams House are hosting the picnic in association with Testwood Baptist Church.

The garden will be open from noon to 4pm allowing visitors to enjoy the grounds, join in activities and picnic with short tours of the house run by the local historical society.

All visitors must email rownhamsinfo@gmail.com beforehand.