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Blakesley Hall

Open Now: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The past brought to light

This hidden gem is a great way to spend the day exploring the past with dedicated and friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jill F
Rainy day visit

After seeing it advertised at half price (£3.50) we decided to give it a go on a damp Sunday... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Julie V
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Grade II* Tudor house built c.1590. Wonderful gardens, lovely tearoom, and family friendly. Part of Birmingham Museums Trust. Winter Opening Hours from 7th November 2018 to 11th April 2019: Wednesdays, Thursdays and every first Sunday of the month...more
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Blakesley Road | Yardley, Birmingham B25 8RN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This hidden gem is a great way to spend the day exploring the past with dedicated and friendly staff giving a great insight. A great cafe is worth the visit on its own. A must see hidden gem.

Thank Jill F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After seeing it advertised at half price (£3.50) we decided to give it a go on a damp Sunday!!! Rang to see if we could do a guided tour to be told there was one at 1.15 and 2.15. we arrived at 2pm to be...More

1  Thank Julie V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two trails in the house and garden. Half price entrance to the house (Oct 2018) plus a craft session for the little one. Very well organised. A bit creepy a times (the bedroom) for the little one (3) but she knew it was all pretend......More

1  Thank Siouxsie54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited recently and were disappointed. Blakesley Hall is a wonderful example of well preserved local history but having now visited, a £17.60 entry fee for a family of 4 in order to enter the Hall is overpriced. (Access to Visitor Cente,...More

1  Thank Mand931
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Love this place - but seems to have 'gone off the boil' over the past few weeks - which is a shame . Latest events - haphazard and none of the previous professional touch . Shame...

1  Thank margaretcarr07
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I have lived, for the vast majority of my life, within about a mile and a half of Blakesley Hall. It's probably for that reason that I never actually bothered visiting. At the insistence of my partner, we finally booked tickets, and took her dad...More

1  Thank Gareth T
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We came to Blakesley Hall as part of Birmingham Heritage Week 2018. Prior to our tour of the hall itself, we went to the café for 'lunch.' Total disaster - as one of us is gluten-free, nothing that was available was acceptable; all that was...More

2  Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Yesterday we visited Blakesley Hall and were treated to an informative, amusing and thoroughly enjoyable tour of the Hall. Our guide, Dennis, was a joy to listen to, being very knowledgeable and engaging. We learnt a great deal about the Hall and its place in...More

1  Thank IandDi
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Great example of an old Tudor style house well made building absoloutly steeped in history for everyone to enjoy

Thank Maggieshops
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Blakesley Hall is a delightful surprise in the midst of a rather "ordinary suburb". It is a reminder that Birmingham is, like many large cities, an amalgamation of various small agricultural villages. Comparatively recently it has had a "make over" with the construction of a...More

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voodoosue
18 February 2018|
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Response from BlakesleyHallStaff | Property representative |
Entry is to visitor centre and gardens is free (except on certain event days) so you are welcome to come and take photos in the gardens. There is a fee to go inside the Hall.
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Rebecca S
17 August 2015|
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Response from benn176 |
Yes they do sell quills in the shop
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