The Vyne (Basingstoke) Reviews
Description:Built in the early 16th century for Lord Sandys, Henry VIII's Lord Chamberlain, the house acquired a classical portico ... more
Newest Review: ... playing with balls, kites and skittles. With the sun shining brightly it all seemed rather idyllic. After parking by a hedge we had around a 500m walk to the 'ticket office' (a shed-like building) and after showing our membership cards we were in. If we had not been members, it would have cost £9 per adult, £4.50 per child or £22 for a family. The House You approach the house from the ... more
Customer The Vyne (Basingstoke) Reviews (1)
by - written on 05/07/09 (Very useful, 148 readings)
My parents had decided to pay us a visit and my husband, keen to avoid several hours of small-talk, reached for the National Trust handbook and stated that since we had given them National Trust membership for Christmas we may as well help them make use of it. Flicking to the map pages he decided we'd take them to The Vyne, a 16th century house and estate near Basingstoke. First Impressions Getting to The Vyne was easy by car as it was well-signposted from the main road. However, it was in a slightly rural location so I think reaching it by pubic transport may have been problematic. Away from the main road we swung into a field that doubled ... Read the complete review
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