At the site visited by Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn in 1535, pick up your self-guided tour at Visitor Reception and uncover hidden secrets contained in The Vyne's surviving Tudor features.
Thu 27 Apr 2017
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See how our major roof project is progressing from our lift-accessible rooftop walkway open daily 10am-4pm last entry 3:30pm.
Deer, horses and falcons are just some of the creatures you may have seen at The Vyne in 1535. See if you can spot the animals that played an important part in Tudor life.
Intrepid explorers can download the Geocaching® app from geocaching.com/play before casting themselves back to the sixteenth century with our Tudor-themed geocaches.
Be part of history by personalising a tile with a message or drawing to go on our new roof.
For some outdoor fun, visitors aged six and over can learn to climb a tree in a harness. Step up to the challenge on various dates.
Sat 06 May 2017
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Explore a mobile laboratory investigating the tiles and bricks from our mansion with hands-on activities for visitors.
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Come to The Vyne and see a geophysical survey in action. This archaeological investigation uses sensors rather than digging to find out what Tudor features lie buried beneath the north lawn.
Mon 08 May 2017
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Dating the design and construction of the roof, this is your opportunity to come and meet Gary Marshall, our National Trust archaeologist for the project at The Vyne.
Tue 16 May 2017
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How exactly do you repair a Tudor roof? To find out, you're invited onto The Vyne's rooftop walkway to meet Site Manager for the Roof Project Andy Nicholls.
Wed 24 May 2017
Just how do you look after a historic collection in a former Tudor palace undergoing a £5.4 million roof project? Our National Trust Project Conservator Amanda Sutherland will be on site to tell you how.
Thu 25 May 2017
How do you research and tell a previously untold story in a historic building undergoing major roof repairs? Meet our Assistant Project Curator to find out.
Thu 08 Jun 2017
Immerse yourself in King Henry VIII's visit to The Vyne with Anne Boleyn, in 1535. Dr. Kaufman is one of the country's leading scholars in early modern history.
Fri 09 Jun 2017
Enjoy an evening guided tour of the roof followed by a drinks reception on the north lawn. Here, you can sign a slate tile that will be part of The Vyne for years to come.
Tue 13 Jun 2017
With their feathered hats and 'Gable Hood' headdresses, walk amongst the Lords and Ladies of Tudor society who followed Henry VIII on his royal progress in 1535.
Sat 24 Jun 2017
Come along and make a tile to go on our new roof.
Sat 15 Jul 2017
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Bring along a picnic and join us on the north lawn for a light-hearted Shakespearian tale of mistaken identity. Performed by an all-male cast.
Sat 12 Aug 2017
An introduction to works of The Bard, you'll be whisked away to the land of the fairies in this production for children.
Sat 19 Aug 2017
Visit The Vyne for free and enjoy what we have to offer from a rooftop walkway to exploring Henry VIII's royal visit with Anne Boleyn in 1535.
Sat 09 Sep 2017