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Blakesley Hall

Blakesley Road | Yardley, Birmingham B25 8RN, England
+44 121 348 8120
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A gem

This is a small Tudor house which was built in 1590. It is surprising that it is still standing... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mouseHerts
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Herts
Best historical place in brum

Spent the afternoon here with enactments and dress up if you haven't been here you haven't lived... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daniel D
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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.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Blakesley Road | Yardley, Birmingham B25 8RN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a small Tudor house which was built in 1590. It is surprising that it is still standing with many of the original features. You view the house with a guide. Our guide, was very informative and passionate about the house and passed on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the afternoon here with enactments and dress up if you haven't been here you haven't lived truely inspirational place to go

Thank Daniel D
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Rachel C, Senior Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we're very pleaed you enjoyed your trip to Tudor Weekend.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live local to Blakesley Hall and truly love it. The house itself is great to explore life in the Tudor times. We really love the craft sessions put on at the hall during holiday, these really are fun and well organised. Lastly, everyone working...More

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Rachel C, Senior Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review, we're so pleased you enjoy our offering and look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are intersted in seeing how life was during important era in English history, it is worth looking into Blakesley Manor just outside Birmingham. In a quiet residential neighborhood, a short drive from the city center, you will find a large restored private home...More

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Rachel C, Senior Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Carl is very pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your experience at Blakesley.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting the city on business for the morning and looked for somewhere interesting to extend the day. This Tudor gem did not disappoint. A family from California allowed us to hitch a ride on their tour with a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide...More

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Rachel C, Senior Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review. It's lovely to hear that you found your tour fascinating and your guide will be very pleased to hear how much you enjoyed yourselves.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were the only couple for our guided tour around this wonderful Tudor house and we were so lucky. Our guide, who’s name I sadly didn’t get, was a delight. Our personal tour lasted well over an hour but flew by. She was so knowledgeable...More

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Rachel C, Senior Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we're very pleased you enjoyed your tour. It's a shame the weather wasn't great when you visited but we'd love to welcome you back on a sunnier summer day so you can further enjoy our herb garden.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a delight. Our decision to visit was very last minute, but we shall certainly return when we have more time. It seemed that we had hit upon an unusually quiet time, just after the school visits had ended for the day, and so enjoyed...More

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Rachel C, Senior Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your time here, and Shirley is glad her enthusiasm and passion for Blakesley shone through.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An interesting Tudor house. Not a "Grand" house of the period but one lived in by a relatively wealthy merchant. Very good, enthusiastic volunteer tour guides made the Tudor household live again. The house is set in compact and attractive grounds and has a handy...More

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Rachel C, Senior Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments - it's our volunteer guides' aim to bring Blakesley Hall to life again so we're so glad this came through on your visit.

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

really enjoyed our visit, during the bank holiday, we had 2 excellent guides, who gave us a tour, Richard and an itailan girl called francesca, who was doing her first tour , she was wonderful. Richard was so enthusiastic and informative about the history of...More

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Rachel C, Senior Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your comments, both Richard and Francesca really appreciate your kind words about your tour and we're pleased that you enjoyed spending time in our gardens.

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit today. We had a wonderful guide who showed us so much about the history of the building. All the staff were very friendly too! A perfect way to spend a hot bank holiday Monday! Thank you!!

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Rachel C, Senior Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we're very pleased you chose to spend your sunny bank holiday Monday here at Blakesley.

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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 Ben N |
Yes they do sell quills in the shop
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