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Blakesley Hall

Blakesley Road | Yardley, Birmingham B25 8RN, England
+44 121 348 8120
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Historical gem in suburb of Birmingham - well worth a visit!

We had a great day visiting Blakesley Hall - house, gardens and cafe. You must have a guided tour... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
angelapple2017
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Solihull, United Kingdom
Cream tea. 😊

Lovely little place to visit right in the middle of Birmingham. Staff so friendly and helpful Had... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
cloud9smiles
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Grade II* Tudor house built c.1590. Wonderful gardens, lovely tearoom, and family friendly. Part of Birmingham Museums Trust. Open Tuesday to Sunday, 11am-4pm until 29th October 2017. Winter opening hours to be confirmed.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tudor house” (11 reviews)
“tea room” (15 reviews)
“guided tour” (12 reviews)
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Blakesley Road | Yardley, Birmingham B25 8RN, England
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+44 121 348 8120
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great day visiting Blakesley Hall - house, gardens and cafe. You must have a guided tour of the house! Richard, our tour guide told the story of the house with great passion (and a sense of humour) keeping us captivated, despite our...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely little place to visit right in the middle of Birmingham. Staff so friendly and helpful Had a lovely few hours learning the history of the house and gardens. Free car park Reasonable entry fee Nice cafe for a snack Worth the visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Glad we found the time to visit this house. Well worth the visit. Unfortunately, the guide had gone home - which would have made it more interesting, with a commentary - but it didn't spoil the experience

Thank angieprincess
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great little heritage site that was a lot of fun. Our tour guide Richard was fantastic. He was very knowledgeable and really brought the house to life with his story and history telling. The tour and entry was only £7 so well...More

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BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enablers at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It's wonderful to hear that you had such a great time on Apple Day, thank you for your review. Please do check our website to take a look at the other events we've got coming up over the winter, there will be much more family...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful Tudour Hall and gardens , it feel Iike being in the countryside right in the midst of Birmingham. Lovely little cafe and shop

Thank Jacqueline F
BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enablers at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we certainly like the peace and quiet of our gardens on a nice day! Do come back and visit us again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went by chance on the day focussing on Tudor women. Not quite my thing but it was really interesting. Having lived in Brum all my life I can’t think why I have never visited before. A lovely Tudor house which is well worth a...More

Thank Divaddivad
BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enablers at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we're glad you enjoyed our Tudor Women tour. Our volunteer tour guides put a huge amount of time, effort and love into our events and they will really appreciate you highlighting this in your review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely place to visit and very good tour guide, When we arrived we first thought we were not sure it were for us but after we paid and went through we started to understand the amazing history of the lovely house, Nice garden...More

1  Thank paullincs2016
BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enablers at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We're so glad you gave Blakesley a chance, it's certainly worth it once you've taken a tour!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide, Carl, took all the time we needed to explain so many facts about this house it brought the place alive.

Thank fergus830
BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enablers at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this review, we're so glad you enjoyed your tour and Carl will be very pleased that he brought Blakesley to life for you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our excellent guide told us the history of this well furnished Tudor Town House. There is an excellent film about the last family, the Merrys' to live here. Lots to explore with many original features, nooks and crannys. The house itself is very photogenic and...More

Thank Janice E
BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enablers at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for this review, we're so pleased you had a great time. We certainly think Blakesley feels like a comfortable family home!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit by guided tours only. Check their website - we arrived not long before closing without knowing it, but the young lady at the entrance was so nice that she offered to guide us around. The objects of the exhibition gives an excellent insight into...More

Thank Bendor119
BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enablers at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this review, Rachel really enjoyed showing you around Blakesley Hall and is glad she was able to make your visit special.

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