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Beautiful Park land

The Vyne is surrounded with the most stunning landscapes. With a beautiful lake which stretches the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Karen W
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Beautiful setting

We visited her on a Sunday, the car park was very busy by 11am, we had coffee and cake outside... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
myra b
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Please note the rooftop walkway is now closed. As a £5.4m roof project draws to a close, young adventurers can enjoy a number of family trails through the grounds of this former Tudor palace. Amble past a six-hundred-year-old oak tree, tiptoe inside...more
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The Vyne Vyne Road, Sherborne St. John, Basingstoke RG24 9HL, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Vyne is surrounded with the most stunning landscapes. With a beautiful lake which stretches the whole width of this grand house. The gardens and kitchen gardens still worked today. You can buy some of the plants as an everlasting reminder of your visit. Plenty...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited her on a Sunday, the car park was very busy by 11am, we had coffee and cake outside whilst we waited for our timed ticket entry to view the house which was very interesting. We then took the walk around the lake, fairly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank myra b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been living in Basingstoke for over a decade we had never been to The Vyne. All the sun was shining the wind was still quite cold but we thoroughly enjoyed our visit and the guides in the main house were really friendly and informative....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 880graemeb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit and take yourself back in time. Spend an hour or a day. Lovely house. Fab gardens and walks. And a decent cafe. My fav.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank michaelsP7017SM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoy visiting NT places at differing times of the year as the gardens change in colour. This visit didn’t fall below the usual high standards. The house , now the roof has been repaired is almost back to its best. Great food in the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Trebrivanman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent dog walks beautiful woodland amazing scenery, plus a lovely wetland nature reserve with a comfortable viewing hut.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank shirecount
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visit the Vyne quite regularly for a lovely walk around the gardens and woods. After the roof restoration the outside of the house looks magnificent. We went into the house to see how the interior work was progressing. As usual the staff were very helpful...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank David A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful landscapes and a great way to find out about the Basingstoke area & history within. Good cafe with a beautiful house/manor connected, with tours & information around. I enjoyed it a lot.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank katepibernik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice house with an interesting history, but dont expect to be in the house for more than an hour. There is a 2 mile plus walk round the grounds to extend your stay, and a few geocaches to find. With tea and cake, you should...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank davebI7848UL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came with my family in February. A bit drizzly. The staff here have been one of the most friendly and helpful that I have experience in the National Trust (which is saying something because they are all pretty good). You get a ticket for a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Luxtraveller66
30 September 2017|
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Response from hazel1012015 | Reviewed this property |
sorry but there is an entrance fee.
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Response from JSBourne | Reviewed this property |
It is well fenced but I should certainly want to hold on to a toddler in case they tried climbing. An elderly relative should be fine as the fence is a good height and, even if someone was a little unsteady on their feet... More
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Bri1135
6 January 2017|
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Response from nhanzg2016 | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to pay for entrance if you're only doing the woodland walk. You can park for free by the Vyne car park. As you head to the Visitor Reception, turn right, go through the black metal gates (be mindful of cows... More
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