The Vyne


See how a £5.4m roof project is progressing from a lift-accessible rooftop walkway. More here.

Five centuries of history are brought to life in this former Tudor palace turned 17th-century family home, set in 1500 acres of gardens, woodland and wetlands and offer a truly memorable day out for families looking for things to do in Hampshire.

The first floor of the mansion is closed for the duration of the project for safety reasons, but there is still plenty to see and do. On the ground floor, uncover the visit of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn in 1535.Visitors can also learn about The Vyne’s dedicated Victorian owner who saved the house from tumbling down. With the project in full swing, get a better view of some of the curious historic objects in storage.

10am-5pm every day
Please check website for up to date opening times.

Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day


Admission price 





Why should I visit?

    • The Gardens - With over 400 years of history, the gardens surrounding The Vyne’s former Tudor palace offer a welcome escape to the outdoors.
    • The House - Step inside to discover the history of the house. If the walls could talk, they’d tell the stories of Tudor kings and queens, of politicians and architects, of wartime evacuees and of a loving family life at home.
    • Woodlands and wetlands - A combination of towering trees and dead wood support a great variety of wildlife and fungi, see what you can spot on your walk.


Assistance dogs allowed
Baby changing facilities
Disabled access
Disabled parking available
Free parking on site
Gift shop
On site parking
Suitable for ages 12 and above
Suitable for ages 3 and above
Suitable for ages 5 and above
Suitable for ages 8 and above
Tour Guide – we require booking for this facility
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Tag a Tile at The Vyne

13/03/2017 - 31/01/2018

The Vyne

Be part of history by personalising a tile with a message or drawing to go on The Vyne's new roof. The National Trust is rescuing this former... 

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Where to find us


The Vyne
Vyne Road
Sherborne St John
RG24 9HL

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By car

4 miles north of Basingstoke between Bramley and Sherborne St John.
Parking: free, one third of a mile walk through gardens from visitor reception to house.
SatNav: will not deliver you to the main car park, instead follow National Trust brown signs

By train

Basingstoke 4 miles - taxi rank available outside of train station.
Bramley 2½ miles - requires a walk of 2½ miles from this station.
Note: The Vyne road has no foot paths.

Kids activities

harry hampshire

  • Play area off the Lime Avenue (for children under five)
  • Geocaching (self-led)
  • Den building (self-led)
  • Orienteering (self-led)