The Vyne

Explore a former Tudor powerhouse turned 17th-century family home set in 1500 acres of gardens woodlands and wetlands.

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Things to see and do

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What's on

Behind the scenes at The Vyne: 14th-century cellars

Behind-the-scenes evening house tours 

From 14th-century cellars and hidden Tudor attics to The Vyne’s newly restored roof, you can explore places usually off-limits to visitors. The 2019 tours run 6-7.45pm on 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 October and 7, 14, 21 & 28 November. Tickets cost £30 (non-refundable) and must be booked on 01256 883858.

Upcoming events

Geocaching: The lost toys

Sat 21 Sep 2019
10:00-15:30
William Wiggett Chute’s children have been playing in the woods. Unfortunately, these young Victorian adventurers have managed to lose four of their toys along the way. Can you help the children find them again?

Victorian children’s play trail

Sat 21 Sep 2019
10:00-16:30
In The Vyne’s gardens look for ten riddles describing toys children played with in Victorian times. Suggested donation £1 plus normal admission.

Tapestry house trail

Sat 21 Sep 2019
12:00-15:00
We have to repair our tapestries and we need your help in hunting for the lost sections that have been hidden around the house. Suggested donation £1 plus normal admission.

Tapestry weaving

Sat 21 Sep 2019
12:00-16:00
While our 18th-century tapestries are offsite for conservation, you can have a go at weaving threads on a loom in the tapestry room.

Dress like a Victorian

Sat 21 Sep 2019
12:00-16:00
How would you have looked if you had been alive during the Victorian period? In the house, peruse our costume rail and pick yourself a Victorian outfit to try on.

Tormore house trail

Mon 30 Sep 2019
12:00-15:00
Evacuated to The Vyne during the Second World War, pupils from the Tormore Boys School in Deal, Kent came to see The Vyne as their home. Find out what the boys used to get up to in their old school haunt.
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Eating and shopping

Ways to treat yourself

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Groups

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Our work

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Get involved

One of our conservation volunteers talking to a visitor

Get involved  

Making new friends, learning new skills and helping to ensure the future of this beautiful estate – do something different and join The Vyne’s volunteering team.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at The Vyne on the National Trust Collections website