Opening times for 30 November 2023
Asset Opening time House 11:00 - 15:00 Garden 10:00 - 16:00 Shop 10:30 - 15:30 Tea-room 10:00 - 15:30
Last entry into the gardens 3pm. House open weekends only until 24 November and then daily from 25 November. Last entry into the house 2.30-3pm. Hot lunch menu finishes at 2.30pm.MTWTFSS3031123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930123
Admission from 1 March 2023
Ticket type Gift aid Standard Adult £15.40 £14.00 Child £7.70 £7.00 Family £38.50 £35.00 one-adult family £23.10 £21.00 Group Adult £13.30
located inside the house and subject to house opening times.
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During wet weather the grass overflow has to close and cars park on hard standing. We then usually need several days of warm weather to dry the overflow out before reopening it.
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On a lead at all times, not allowed in the house, shop, servery or first floor of tearoom or the play area off the Lime Avenue. You can now take your dog into the ground-floor seating area of the Brewhouse tea-room. We suggest you have min two people in your group so one can sit with the dog while the other orders. Assistance dogs welcome across the site.
one block near to visitor reception, another by the tearoom.
Now that the reservoir project has ended, please be aware of deep water by the main bridge. Paths in the grounds are uneven at times. Woodland paths are difficult to navigate due to tree roots. Accessible toilets are located at the tea-room which is 1,200m from the car park.
Accessible route and/or map
Accessible route through the gardens with hard gravel pathways.
Movable ramp at house entrance
In both toilet blocks
There are benches at various points in the gardens.
Limited Blue Badge parking available
Access to first floor in the house is via a staircase only and this has no handrail. In the woods the paths have tree roots coming across them in places and can get very muddy.
On the south drive in front of the house.
Limited indoor and outdoor wheelchairs available to reserve for the day. Please call 01256 883858.
Four miles north of Basingstoke between Bramley and Sherborne St John. Entrance to visitor car park is on Morgaston Road. what3words: pizzeria.person.gone
Parking: Parking is free. There is a 1/3 mile walk between visitor reception and the house. Blue badge parking is available. All parking is on hard standing.
Sat Nav: Will not take you to the main car park, instead follow National Trust brown signs and reach the visitor car park off Morgaston Road.
Basingstoke 4 miles - taxi rank available outside of train station. Bramley 2½ miles - requires a walk of 2½ miles from this station. Note: Vyne Road has no foot paths.
NCN23, 1 mile
The curtain rises on The Nutcracker as you explore the gardens and luxuriously decorated ground floor of the house. Families can follow heroes Clara and the Nutcracker as they defeat the villainous Mouse King on indoor and outdoor trails. Look out for plucky gingerbread men, pirouetting snowflakes and savour the sight of a sumptuous banquet in the ‘Land of Sweets’. Runs 25 November 2023 to 1 January 2024. House open 11am-3pm and gardens open 10am-4pm. Closed 24 and 25 December.
The Vyne is a three pawprint rated place. Find out about bringing your dog to The Vyne where you can explore the gardens together.
Find your way around this Hampshire hidden gem.
Nationally recognised ‘Treasure House’, pre-Reformation chapel with stained-glass windows, Oak Gallery and tapestry room.
Lime Avenue leading to a 17th-century summerhouse and 600-year-old oak tree plus a walled garden, orchard and bird hide.
Sprawling ancient woodland with three circular walking routes. Accessed via the gardens. Bring walking shoes and wellies in case of muddy patches.
Cosy Brewhouse tea-room serving light refreshments and hot and cold beverages. The best picnic spot is the north lawn by the wide lake.
Just next to the tea-garden, in a former coach house, the shop has highlights from National Trust ranges alongside locally sourced goods.
Find out what to see and do in the house at The Vyne. Explore the state rooms and servants' quarters and look out for beautiful treasures.
Discover what to see and do in the garden all year round at The Vyne. Explore the historic summerhouse, see what’s growing in the walled garden and take a walk by the lake.
Get the most out of the upcoming festive season by finding out the family-friendly things to do at The Vyne from 25 November, from exploring the house to self-led trails at this 17th-century family home.
Discover the estate at The Vyne and take a walk through woodland, looking out for wildlife as you go. What will you spot?
Uncover forgotten traces of history hidden in the woods, including the remains of a medieval fish pond, on this relaxing circular walking route at The Vyne.
This gentle family-friendly walk at Morgaston Woods, is shorter than the mile-long yellow route but will still give you a healthy dose of the outdoors.
This 1 mile route will take you deeper into the woods than the short green route, while still forming a neat circular walk for you to go on and see other things afterwards.
Pick up your free Pooch Passport at participating properties, including The Vyne, and explore some of our top rated places for days out with dogs. Visit six participating places between 1 September 2023 and 29 February 2024 to collect your free treat. Click through for terms and conditions.
25 November 2023–1 January 2024 House 11am–3pm, gardens 10am–4pm. Explore the luxuriously decorated ground floor of the house. Follow heroes Clara and the Nutcracker as they defeat the villainous Mouse King on indoor and outdoor trails. Closed 24–25 December.
Enjoy a refreshment stop in the atmospheric tea-room at The Vyne. Treat yourself to a gift in the shop or get comfy in the window seat while browsing pre-loved books.
Explore top rated places for days out with dogs. Visit six participating places between 1 September 2023 and 29 February 2024 to collect your free treat. For terms and conditions, visit nationaltrust.org.uk/pooch-passport
25 Nov - 1 Jan, 10am-4pm: Circling The Vyne’s magnificent lake, young explorers can keep their eyes peeled for swans, ballerinas and the North Lawn full of nutcracker soldiers. Trail sheet available at Visitor Reception for £1.50. Closed 24 & 25 Dec.
25 Nov - 1 Jan | House 11am-3pm | Gardens 10am-4pm: Follow heroes Clara and the Nutcracker as they defeat the villainous Mouse King in the gardens and luxuriously decorated ground floor of the house. Family trails available. Closed 24 & 25 Dec.
25 Nov - 1 Jan, 11am-3pm: All ages can explore the ground floor of the house lavishly decorated to tell this much-loved Christmas tale. Trail sheet available at Visitor Reception for £1.50. Closed 24 & 25 Dec.
Once an important Tudor palace, this atmospheric mansion has some illustrious connections, from Henry VIII to Jane Austen. Outside, acres of wildlife-rich gardens, meadows and woods create a wonderful space for relaxation and exploration, while the natural play space gives children freedom to let their imaginations take them on fantasy adventures. Sweeping lawns offer lakeside picnicking, and a short stroll reveals a cosy bird hide overlooking the water meadows.
Find out more about hidden scribbles and drawings in this historic library collection. Discover who drew a cyclops head in a 250-year-old book and which book was chosen to write measurements for home improvements in 1746.
Find out about volunteering with the team at The Vyne. With opportunities of all sorts across the house and estate, you could help protect this special place.