Christmas candlelit house tours

With the mansion richly decorated for a Victorian Christmas, join us for an intimate tour of this family home. Afterwards, join us for a mince pie and mulled wine in the servants' quarters.

  • Booking essential

After the hubbub of daytime visitors has died down, join us for an intimate tour of the house by flickering LED candlelight. With the mansion decorated for a Victorian Christmas, you’ll wander through historical highlights such as the Pre-Reformation Chapel and neo-classical staircase hall. At the end of the tour, you’ll venture into the servants' quarters for a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £35.00
    Christmas candlelit house tour

The basics

Booking details
Call 01256 883858
Limited tickets available on a first come first served basis.
Suitability
Children are welcome.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
To allow yourself enough time, arrive 20 minutes early; park in the visitor car park, go through visitor reception and walk up to the house. We'll meet you on the main drive.
What to bring and wear
Please bring warm clothing and flat shoes. The house is a 10 minute walk from the carpark, so you'll need a coat in case it rains.
Accessibility
The buggy won't be running between the house and the carpark. There is no lift to access the first floor and some stairs have no handrails. Any queries, please call 01256 883858.
Other
Please note, so that there's no risk of burning down over 500 years of history, the candles will be artificial LEDs.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
11 December 2019 16:00 - 17:30 Available
16:30 - 18:00 Sold out
13 December 2019 16:00 - 17:30 Available
16:30 - 18:00 Sold out
17 December 2019 16:00 - 17:30 Available
16:30 - 18:00 Sold out
19 December 2019 16:00 - 17:30 Available
16:30 - 18:00 Sold out

Contact Info

Name
Estate Office
Email
thevyne@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01256 883858

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10:00-16:00
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12:00-15:00
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12:00-15:00
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Tue 10 Dec 2019
12:00-15:00
Bequeathing The Vyne to the trust in 1956, three rooms will explore how Sir Charles Chute and the estate evolved through the turbulence of two world wars.

Christmas candlelit house tours

Wed 11 Dec 2019
16:00-17:30
With the mansion richly decorated for a Victorian Christmas, join us for an intimate tour of this family home. Afterwards, join us for a mince pie and mulled wine in the servants' quarters.

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Mon 06 Jan 2020
10:00-16:30
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