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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

Monday, 30th September 2019 - Friday, 29th November 2019

Tormore House trail at The VyneTormore House trail at The VyneEvacuated to The Vyne during the Second World War, pupils from the Tormore Boys School in Deal, Kent came to see the Hampshire mansion as their home.
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Tuesday, 1st October 2019 - Tuesday, 29th October 2019

Thursday, 7th November 2019 - Thursday, 28th November 2019

Evening Behind-the-Scenes House Tour at The VyneEvening Behind-the-Scenes House Tour at The VyneBack by popular demand, you can explore 14th-century cellars, Tudor attics and even walk on the newly restored roof of this historic mansion. Wander the house at night time and enjoy a glass of prosecco in the staircase hall.
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Saturday, 26th October 2019 - Sunday, 3rd November 2019

The Vyne Halloween Riddle TrailHalloween Rune Trail at The VyneOn this mystical adventure through The Vyne's gardens, decipher 16th-century runes to reveal a secret word.
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Saturday, 26th October 2019 - Sunday, 3rd November 2019

The Vyne Halloween Pumpkin TrailHalloween Spotter Trail at The VyneIn the gardens, collect your £2 activity sheet from the Halloween tent and look out for ten photos of animals mistakenly linked with witchcraft.
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Monday, 28th October 2019 - Monday, 15th June 2020

Exhibition Display: Hampshire's Leading Citizen at The VyneExhibition Display: Hampshire's Leading Citizen at The VyneBequeathing The Vyne to the National Trust in 1956, three rooms in the mansion will explore how Sir Charles Chute and the estate evolved through the turbulence of two world wars. Sir Charles inherited The Vyne in 1892 and ultimately ensured its survival in the 20th Century.
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Saturday, 30th November 2019 - Thursday, 2nd January 2020

A Victorian Christmas at The VyneA Victorian Christmas at The VyneBecome part of the Chute family this Christmas and enjoy a Victorian home discovering Charles Dickens for the first time. Exploring a Victorian household, you can immerse yourself in the Dickensian tale of A Christmas Carol.
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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:

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      403
    • Average
      119
    • Poor
      24
    • Terrible
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Trevor H
      Tunbridge Wells, England, United Kingdom
      Fascinating Property
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 16th October 2019
      The Vyne is a fascinating house with an intriguing story; the volunteer staff were all extremely friendly and very well informed. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit even on a fairly busy Saturday... Read full review
    • 712archanag
      Basingstoke, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Excellent
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 16th October 2019
      Visited this place with friends on a sunny day and we all had good time and it has a lot of greenery and we will recommend it to others as well Read full review
    • marilync153
      Burlington, Canada
      Enjoyable displays.
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 17th October 2019
      The Vyne is not as large an exhibit as some, but it was quite enjoyable. Good conversations with many of the volunteers. A lovely day to walk through and see the passage of time. My son walked and we... Read full review

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