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Beautiful

I live close to the vyne but only recently visited for the first time, we all loved it, fantastic... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nicola R
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Excellent

Came with a group of friends late morning stayed till about 4,00. visited gardens and grounds... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul H
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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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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All reviews national trust tea room lovely grounds walled garden interesting history once in a lifetime the ground floor extensive grounds car park play area cream tea cakes woodland walk lovely walk enjoyable visit lovely afternoon sunny day
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I live close to the vyne but only recently visited for the first time, we all loved it, fantastic park, lots of space for the kids to run around. The cream tea is very good.

Thank Nicola R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came with a group of friends late morning stayed till about 4,00. visited gardens and grounds. timed tickets to go to house, book when you arrive. Went to cafe at end of daty. staff all helpful. good place to visit . Grounds well kept ands...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the west come by A339 for autumn colours. 50p Woodland Walks has "fantastic month for fungi" in October. I walked 4300 paces, over 1.5 miles for me, in our beautiful walk on glorious warm sunny day along S side of lake with views of...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to visit The Vyne as it is fairly close by - lovely house with a beautiful chapel and the gardens were pretty with a river and ducks and swans.

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a morning here looking round the house and walking in the grounds and along the river. Deck chairs along the river bank so you can sit and relax . With the ducks walking round you.

Thank Bournemouthtiddles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful day, so we walked in the woods, around the grounds and the walled garden. As it was such a beautiful day we gave the house a miss and will return to see that separately. They have just finished work on the roof. Our trip...More

Thank Dolly186406
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to The Vyne and were very pleasantly surprised by the lovely grounds and walks - a great place for children to burn energy and play creatively in the woods. We went inside the house which has a lot to offer;...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our first time back to the house since the scaffolding has been removed. Today the weather was just right for a walk and visit inside the house. The staff were friendly and the tour around was very interesting. The grass is being put...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

£13 entry and whilst it was nice National Trust seems to not have put much effort into the house at all. No information in the rooms, guides in the rooms clutching folders but not talking. Felt ripped off, how much does it take to print...More

Thank Kirsten L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a lovely few hours wandering around the house, gardens and woodland area. The roof has recently been replaced and looks amazing. Staff are very informative. We had a light lunch which was delicious. Very pleasant all round and will be back.

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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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The_Mr_and_Mrs_V_
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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
7 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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