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The Vyne

The Vyne ©National Trust Images/John Miller

Explore a former Tudor powerhouse turned 17th Century family home, set in gardens, woodlands and wetlands. Historic gems include a pre-Reformation chapel, Tudor oak gallery with 16th Century wood carvings and neo-classical staircase hall.

Set in a scenic landscape, you can take some time out in sprawling gardens and woodlands. For invigorating walks, you can hit the network of paths that run through Morgaston Woods. In spring, look out for a haze of bluebells in dappled sunlight and during autumn, you can stroll beneath a copper canopy and spot fungi flourishing beside the path. For seasonal blooms and historic landmarks, venture up the Lime Avenue to the Summerhouse Garden and take in the domed roof and Grecian-cross floorplan of the 17th Century summerhouse. The walled garden is home to beaming daffodil borders in spring and burgeoning dahlias in late summer alongside other horticultural delights. Just off the Lime Avenue, The Vyne’s orchard features delicate blossoms in spring and ripening fruit such as apples and mulberries in autumn.

The cosy Brewhouse tea-room serves light refreshments and hot and cold beverages. For picnics, try the north lawn by the wide lake and overlooked by The Vyne’s grand portico.

Why we love it:

  • A place to get away from it all and connect with nature.
  • Seasonal flower highlights.
  • Family house and garden trails.

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