The Vyne

You can relax in the grounds of a former Tudor palace at The Vyne in Hampshire.

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

The woods at The Vyne in summer.

Spring walks at The Vyne

Walking boots at the ready, it's time to experience The Vyne's woods in spring. Uncover forgotten traces of history by following this easy circular route before heading on to our Brewhouse tea-room for a bite to eat.

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What's on

Actors perform a Shakespeare play.

A Midsummer Night's Dream at The Vyne 

Tickets are on sale for this production of one of Shakespeare’s most popular and best-loved comedies. Performing at The Vyne on 10 August 7-10pm, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men shed light on the world of live theatre.

Upcoming events

Geocaching: The lost toys

Fri 24 May 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 trail

Fri 24 May 2019
10:00-16:30
On this family trail through the gardens, see if you can find ten Victorian children that used to live at The Vyne.

Young Environmentalist Award

Fri 24 May 2019
10:00-17:00
Through a series of outdoor activities, families can learn about and look after nature. Among other tasks, measure bug biodiversity, see how camouflage works and map the audible landscape of The Vyne.

Pesky pest trail

Fri 24 May 2019
12:00-15:00
Something has been guzzling away at a piece of historic wallpaper at The Vyne. On this creepy-crawly challenge, use what you learn about bugs to work out which one did it.

Dress like a Victorian

Fri 24 May 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.

Victorian children’s play trail

Mon 03 Jun 2019
10:00-16:30
In The Vyne’s gardens look for toys from days gone by and complete the activity sheet available from Visitor Reception. Suggested donation £1 per trail sheet.
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Eating and shopping

Ways to treat yourself

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Groups

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Our work

One of The Vyne's tapestries is carefully rolled ahead of three years of conservation

The Vyne tapestries appeal 

Historic repairs have begun to fail and the backings have warped, putting strain on the fragile fabric of six eighteenth-century ‘chinoiserie’ tapestries. Your gift today can help rescue the legacy of John Vanderbank, the greatest tapestry weaver of his time.

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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