We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Vyne

Open today: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Review Highlights
The Vyne Sherbourne St John Hampshire

You can have a great day out with the family discovering the Chute family history, fascinating. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Lovely place with some fantastic history and contents

This old Tudor palace that has been much adapted to its current shape and layout has just gone... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hereford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 857 reviews
All photos (569)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“national trust”(142 reviews)
“tea room”(61 reviews)
“lovely grounds”(29 reviews)
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
Open Now
Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
See all hours
The Vyne Vyne Road, Sherborne St. John, Basingstoke RG24 9HL, England
+44 1256 883858
Improve This Listing
Reviews (857)
Filter reviews
849 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews national trust tea room lovely grounds walled garden interesting history once in a lifetime the ground floor extensive grounds cream tea car park play area cakes woodland walk lovely afternoon lovely walk sunny day bird hide
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 849 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can have a great day out with the family discovering the Chute family history, fascinating. It has a varied history from a Roman villa on the original site to a Parliamentarian and connections with English history. House makes a great display of past times...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank johnmcintosh123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This old Tudor palace that has been much adapted to its current shape and layout has just gone through a major renovation of its roof. There are some details of what was done and found in the upper rooms of the property. The rest of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last went when roof being restored. Now fully open, though dining room shut for cleaning. All guides excellent with knowledge and descriptions. Looking forward to Christmas visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TableCrow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wasn't expecting anything special when we went, but what a surprise! Magnificent 17th century family home full of original furniture and paintings. Very friendly staff at the door who explained how to walk around the house and then every room had a guide and they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love visiting National Trust places, especially those associated with Grand Tourists that visitid Italy in the 17th-18th centuries and brought back home beautiful souvenirs with Venecian landscapes, ancient Roman sculptures or copies, casts of inscriptions, etc. As I always want to learn more about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Claudina R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Walked to the Vyne today and went in for tea and cake. It’s really fab, yummy homemade cake and good selection of hot and cold drinks

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ellawoody
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Enchanting Tudor house in mainly red brick with some delightful authentic interiors. The Tudor chapel is a highlight but there are also authentic early fixtures and fittings throughout. The roof has just undergone major renovations and there are displays surrounding the huge amount of work...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank inoble
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Toured with a couple of friends - now fully open since the £5.4 million roof project's completion and well worth a visit - very friendly, helpful room guides. Guide book out of print, but ordered a 2nd hand one from a on-line bookshop on our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Patrick T
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We visit this house often and each time see new things to enjoy. A house well kept by its past owners, it now has a new roof. You can no longer visit the roof area now it is completed, but we were lucky enough to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Q0FE
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

The Vyne came recommended so we traveled some 80 miles on a beautiful Sunday morning. Unfortunately the gardens were still recovering from recent building work done on the roof. This visit will always be remembered for the queue for food in the “tea room” after...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Garwebb
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Apollo Hotel Basingstoke
1,055 reviews
3.20 km away
Hampshire Court Hotel - A QHotel
878 reviews
3.43 km away
Red Lion Hotel Basingstoke
473 reviews
4.89 km away
Crowne Plaza Basingstoke
240 reviews
5.05 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all nearby restaurants
Brewhouse Tea Room
9 reviews
.24 km away
The Queens College Arms
398 reviews
2.84 km away
The Plough
17 reviews
3.31 km away
The Mole Inn
110 reviews
2.82 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2 nearby attractions
The Bramley Inn
9 reviews
3.13 km away
The White Hart Inn
7 reviews
4.28 km away
Basing House
95 reviews
4.33 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
30 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 15 answers
Response from hazel1012015 | Reviewed this property |
sorry but there is an entrance fee.
14 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 15 answers
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
7 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
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