The Vyne

Important notice -

House timed tickets available at reception on first come first served basis. Arrive early to avoid disappointment. Although ball games, Frisbees and bikes are not allowed, you can enjoy a selection of 50 things activities listed on our website.

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.

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Things to see and do

Help us restore The Vyne's chimneys

Visiting the house at The Vyne during the roof project 

As we embark on our major roof project, things are going to look a bit different here at The Vyne. Find out what to expect on your visit from April till October 2016.

Getting outdoors this summer

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What's on

Tree climbing Footprint Windermere Cumbria

Tree climbing at The Vyne 

Adventure beckons at this historic site once visited by feisty Tudor monarchs. Set yourself a personal challenge and reach new heights with this exciting outdoor activity run on various dates by The Great Big Tree Climbing Company.

Upcoming events

Lady Chute's afternoon tea

Mon 27 Jun 2016
14:30-16:00
Located next to a former Tudor palace, lords and ladies of leisure can book a delicious afternoon tea for two in our cosy Brewhouse tearoom.

SOLD OUT Big Camp 2016

Sat 16 Jul 2016
17:00-23:00
Sorry this event is sold out.

The Big Tree Climbing Company comes to The Vyne

Sat 23 Jul 2016
10:00-15:45
Join us to climb some very big trees indeed!

Teddy-sized raft building SOLD OUT

Wed 03 Aug 2016
12:00-13:00
Armed with small wooden canes and a ball of twine, join us for an hour of fun and develop a new outdoor skill.

Map & Compass Challenge - one date left

Sun 07 Aug 2016
12:00-13:00
For outdoor fun come to The Vyne for this brain teasing activity!

The Lord Chamberlain's Men: Much Ado About Nothing - age restriction lifted

Sat 13 Aug 2016
19:00-21:00
In the year that marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, join us for a summer's evening of lively outdoor theatre performed by The Lord Chamberlain's Men.
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Eating and shopping

The Coach House shop at The Vyne, Hampshire

Shopping at The Vyne 

Allow plenty of time during your visit to browse the Coach House shop at the Vyne and pick up that perfect gift or souvenir.

Brewhouse Tearooms view from the first floor, The Vyne, Hampshire

Eating at The Vyne 

Fancy a bite to eat? or do you have a sweet tooth? We've got everything you need for lunch or a cup of coffee and some cake at the Brewhouse Tea-room.

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History

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Wildlife

Little Grebe fishing on the lake at The Vyne, Hampshire

Wildlife and woodland at The Vyne 

A visit to the Vyne is perfect for bird lovers - see what you can spot from our wetland bird hide.

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Groups

Vintage coach at The Vyne

Group visits to The Vyne 

There is lots to see and do whilst you and your group are visiting The Vyne; from the Tudor mansion to the gardens and expansive woodlands and wetland.

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Our work

The Vyne's roof needs your help

The Vyne Appeal 

Water is running in. Time is running out. Help us repair the roof so future generations can continue to enjoy this special place. Your gift today will help re-tile the roof, rebuild the chimneys, repair parapets and improve guttering so that rainwater no longer gets in during heavy rain.

Conservator Steve Clare re-installs Tudor stained glass at The Vyne

Tudor stained glass returned to The Vyne 

In February, The Vyne welcomed back one of its most precious attractions following months of conservation. With the chapel returned to its normal layout, you can now enjoy the full glory of the chapel’s exquisite Tudor stained glass.