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The Vyne Tudor Mansion, National Trust

The Vyne

Vyne Road
Sherborne St John
Basingstoke
Hampshire
RG24 9HL

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Opening Times

Open (14 Feb 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
Open (1 Jan 2020 - 13 Feb 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00*

* We recommend you check with the Vynes website for latest opening times and prices.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Map & Directions

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Road Directions

Four miles north of Basingstoke between Bramley and Sherborne St John. Entrance to visitor car park is on Morgaston Road.

Parking: Parking is free. There is a 1/3 mile walk between visitor reception and the house.

SatNav: Will not take you to the main car park, instead follow National Trust brown signs and reach the visitor car park off Morgaston 

Public Transport Directions

Nearest rail station is Basingstoke (4 miles) - taxi rank available outside of train station. Bramley 2½ miles - requires a walk of 2½ miles from this station. Note: Vyne Road has no foot paths.

Events

Saturday, 27th July 2019 - Saturday, 27th July 2019

Outdoor Theatre: Sense & Sensibility at The VyneOutdoor Theatre: Sense & Sensibility at The VyneScandals, scoundrels and severely sprained ankles are what lie in store in this witty theatre adaptation of a Jane Austen classic. Known for their playful humour and energy, The Pantaloons Theatre Company make a welcome return to The Vyne.
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Saturday, 10th August 2019 - Saturday, 10th August 2019

Outdoor Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream at The VyneOutdoor Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream at The VyneBrought to you by the acclaimed Lord Chamberlain's Men, enjoy Shakespeare's enchanting comedy performed by an all-male cast in Elizabethan costume in the grounds of The Vyne. Bring along your picnics, chairs and blankets ready for a fun-filled evening on the north lawn.
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Friday, 16th August 2019 - Friday, 16th August 2019

Outdoor Cinema: Bohemian Rhapsody at The VyneOutdoor Cinema: Bohemian Rhapsody at The VyneDefying convention with unapologetic flamboyance, explore the highs and lows of rock star Freddie Mercury in the grounds of The Vyne. Gates open 7.30pm. Bring your chairs, picnics and blankets to the north lawn ready for the film which starts at dusk (approx. 9pm).
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Saturday, 17th August 2019 - Saturday, 17th August 2019

Outdoor Cinema: The Greatest Showman at The VyneOutdoor Cinema: The Greatest Showman at The VyneImagine High School Musical crossed with Moulin Rouge and you get this 'movie of the moment'. Celebrating the birth of show business the film tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. Rated PG, the blockbuster has been a hit with grown-ups…
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£11.75 per ticket
Child£5.90 per ticket
Family£28.80 per ticket
Group - Minimum size 15£10.80 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Red Towel tour/ Touch tour on request. Braille guide available from June 2014
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • Cafe
  • Catering for groups
  • Catering Provided
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Lunches 1200-1430, teas 1100-1700 in the Brewhouse tearooms. Open for pre-booked Christmas lunches.
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Picnic area
  • Picnic Site
  • Refreshments Available
  • Restaurant
  • Take away food
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Babes in Arms
  • Baby changing
  • Children’s packs
  • Children's Meals
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair(s) available

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Dogs admitted on a lead - Dogs on short leads in most areas of the gardens allowed
  • Event Venue
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Gift shop
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given)
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • Free parking
  • Off-road parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • Parking (free)
  • Railway station within 5 miles

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted - Groups 15+ please pre-book.
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 53
  • Min group size - 15
  • Solo accepted
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Dutch printed material
  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Italian printed material
  • Polish printed material
  • Portuguese printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Village Location

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      413
    • Very Good
      384
    • Average
      111
    • Poor
      24
    • Terrible
      8

    Recent Reviews:

    • Julie A
      Winchester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Return visit
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 14th June 2019
      The Vyne does not rank as one of the most important or most interesting National Trust properties but it is still worth a visit. The entrance hall, long gallery and chapel are the most attractive... Read full review
    • Jill G
      Reading, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Perfect day out
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 23rd June 2019
      We were staying in Basingstoke and looking for a place to go when we found The Vyne. A perfect day; benches in the shade or in the sun in quiet locations, wooded walls, lake with wildlife. The house... Read full review
    • David K
      Worthing, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      The Vyne
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 24th June 2019
      The Vyne , Just 5 miles approx from Basingstoke , This former Tudor Power House was great to see . Owned by the National Trust , £13 per adult to get in (June 2019 prices ) for non members . As you... Read full review

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