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Blakesley Hall

Blakesley Road | Yardley, Birmingham B25 8RN, England
+44 121 348 8120
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Tudor Christmas tour

Good fun, very informative talks about Tudor, Victorian and 1940's Christmas; then wassailing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
patr0berts
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
a lovely hidden gem

we visited midweek,after booking a tour. it was such a lovely place to visit. a wonderful hidden... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sharonpip3
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tea room” (15 reviews)
“guided tour” (12 reviews)
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Blakesley Road | Yardley, Birmingham B25 8RN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good fun, very informative talks about Tudor, Victorian and 1940's Christmas; then wassailing around an apple tree in the garden; lovely friendly guides followed by tea and cakes in the cafe. A great afternoon, thank you.

Thank patr0berts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we visited midweek,after booking a tour. it was such a lovely place to visit. a wonderful hidden gem. we had a lovely tour guide named pat,who was really wonderful. well worth a visit. and excellent value for money. the gift shop was small but had...More

Thank sharonpip3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly, this is not a National Trust Property so please be aware before visiting with your NT pass and expecting entrance Excellent house with interesting historical information and super gardens. Caters perfectly for young children with plenty to see and do, with entertaining and information...More

Thank ScotsExcile
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It’s such a cliché but this place really is a hidden gem. Perfect for corporate events, weddings and just a day out. If you want to find out a bit more about the local area history before the industrial revolution this is the perfect place...More

Thank Natacha1999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Keep a close eye on forthcoming events at Blakesley Hall. So much care and attention is paid to visitors of all ages. Last night was Blakesley Hall by candlelight and it was really good. The staff are very proud of this beautiful old house and...More

Thank babydriver66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Blakesley Hall on the 16th November for an evening tour of the house. Our tour guide, Richard, was very knowledgeable and had a good sense of humour! He had excellent communication skills and gave us a real insight into Tudor life. We thoroughly...More

Thank oj09
BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enablers at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the lovely review of our evening tours, we are so glad you enjoyed them and we very much look forward to seeing you again soon, perhaps for one of our Christmas tours to hear all about Christmas through the ages!

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Blakesley Hall has the above event for this weekend. Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th 2017. Tickets can be bought advance by booking online. We enjoyed our day, our children were kept busy by the well planned activities that helped them understand more about the gunpowder...More

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

We're so glad you all enjoyed your day! You'll love our Christmas events too, with more themed fun facts, Christmas yule logs and merry mince pies :)

Reviewed 1 November 2017

A day out with my family and we were introduced to the Black Pague that happened in London in 1665, went to the big mansion where the Merry family lived and had a wonderful tour of the whole area. It had a Black Plagues theme...More

Thank Mofty
BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thanks for a great review mofty, we're glad you enjoyed your visit. We do like to get involved for Halloween. We loved your Sargeant Merry monster so much we shared it with our Facebook and Twitter followers too.

Reviewed 29 October 2017

We visited Blakesley Hall on a lovely autumn day. It was easily accessible by bus - the 11 runs to the bottom of the road just 5 minutes from the hall. The house itself was fascinating but I would say you have to go on...More

1  Thank jasmine199520175
BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enablers at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you very much for this, we're so glad you enjoyed yourselves! Ah, ghost stories... If you want to hear some of those, you'd best come along to our Blakesley By Night events in November. All I'll say for now is that there are a...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

On a half term afternoon we decided to take a look at Blakesley Hall as we live nearby and have never been. What a truly memorable visit the staff were superb. The history wrapped up in such a great building was fascinating. The activities for...More

Thank mannion18
BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enablers at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thank you for coming to Plague & Pestilence Half Term. We often have activities going on for children in the school holidays, so please come back to see us again.

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