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Lovely Tudor house

A lovely example of a Tudor house with explanations in all the rooms of the items that are there... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Annette S
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
What a snapshot preserved in time

he houses in this beautiful Bournville area are lovely but this brilliant little piece of preserved... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lisa L
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Selly Manor is a beautiful Tudor manor in the heart of historic Bournville. Alongside the medieval hall of Minworth Greaves, together these are two of Birmingham's oldest buildings and are surrounded by a lovely cottage garden. The museum is home to...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely example of a Tudor house with explanations in all the rooms of the items that are there and how the rooms would have been used. The building was moved from its original location as was the adjoining hall. The rooms are stocked with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Annette S
SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, its lovely to hear you enjoyed your visit. We hold several events throughout the year and we'll be launching our 2019 programme very soon. You can keep up to date with this via our website or by liking us on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

he houses in this beautiful Bournville area are lovely but this brilliant little piece of preserved history is a must see. It was brought over to the UK brick by brick and every little piece being numbered individually to make sure it went back correctly,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lisa L
SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, its great to hear you enjoyed your visit. Next time please do pick up a free Bournville Village Trail leaflet which will give you snippets of information about the key buildings in the village. We hope...More

Reviewed November 25, 2018

Was lucky enough to see the chairman Mr Cadbury whilst visiting Selly Manor. A lovely place not too far from Cadbury world. Full of local history, very informative.

Date of experience: November 2018
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SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2018

Thank you for you lovely review. Its so nice to hear you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed November 18, 2018

Born and bought up in Kings Heath and only via a Groupon offer did I find out about it. Came up by train and walked from the station, not too far and an easy walk. Well worth the visit and although there was a school...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us, its great to hear you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope to welcome you back to the museum in the future.

Reviewed October 31, 2018

This place is only small but beautifully laid out and full of interesting things, the biggest surprise was the priest hole upstairs , there were no room guides when we visited but plenty of information scattered around . There were beautiful period costumes on a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Its lovely to hear you enjoyed your visit and we hope to welcome you back to the museum in the future.

Reviewed October 26, 2018

It’s a lovely place to visit if you want to look back in time and see how people used to live. I highly recommend as the staff are lovely and friendly and it’s a great way to spend an afternoon.

Date of experience: June 2018
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SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you for you lovely review. Its great to hear you enjoyed your visit to the museum and we hope to welcome you back in the future.

Reviewed October 23, 2018

such a beautiful place to visit, we enjoyed walking around and felt we were back in time ! We will be back again soon

Date of experience: April 2018
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SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us, its great to hear you enjoyed looking around the museum. We hope to welcome you back to the museum again.

Reviewed October 17, 2018

The perfect setting for a wedding. Brilliantly helpful staff from start to finish. I visited several times unannounced to ask this or look at that and even when they were surrounded by school pupils on a trip, they could not have been more accommodating!!

Date of experience: October 2018
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SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you and congratulations! We're so thrilled you chose us to be part of your special day and pleased you had a wonderful day.

Reviewed October 15, 2018

Although we ve visited Selly Manor before, we were there again as part of Bournville Heritage Weekend in September. This ancient building is beautifully restored and has been part of the ‘street scene’ in Bournville for many years. On the Heritage day, there was medieval...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2018

Thank you for the taking the time to review. It's great to hear you enjoyed visiting us during the Heritage Weekend. We hope to welcome you back to the museum soon!

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

First came here a few years back and brought some family members, they had a great time and really enjoyed it. I had a bit time to spare, so popped in for another look around, still a great place to visit, anyone visiting nearby Cadbury’s...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Its great to hear you enjoyed visiting us for the second time. We hope to welcome you back to the museum for your third visit sometime!

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