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Winterbourne House and Garden

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Address: 58 Edgbaston Park Road | University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2RT, England
Phone Number: +44 121 414 3003
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Description: Restored to its Edwardian Arts and Craft splendour, Winterbourne House is...
Restored to its Edwardian Arts and Craft splendour, Winterbourne House is a unique heritage attraction – set within seven acres of beautiful botanic gardens. Only minutes from Birmingham city centre, Winterbourne is a hidden gem – home to beautiful antiques and over 6,000 plant species from around the world. Wander along the woodland walk, stroll through the hazelnut tunnel, cross the 1930’s Japanese Bridge or simply soak up the tranquillity of this perfectly English Edwardian home.
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An oasis of peace in the city

Beautiful gardens with a large variety of plants and the house of John Nettlefold to visit and go round. Small car park so spaces may be limited at the weekend. It's an easy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful gardens with a large variety of plants and the house of John Nettlefold to visit and go round. Small car park so spaces may be limited at the weekend. It's an easy walk from the University station across the campus but it takes a good 15 minutes not 10 as the web site says. Well worth a visit

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Wonderful grounds, reasonable entry fee, lovely little coffee shop that happily serve gluten free at no extra cost.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We took our toddler here as its close to birmingham uni where my husband works. The gardens are stunning and gave my little one lots of opportunity to run and play and discover and learn. Eg archways, trails, hidden areas, stones over the pond, chickens, fountains. The cafe is excellent and staff are friendly. The house offers more chance to... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Much more garden than house, but they are quite impressive gardens. Numerous hothouses showcase various plants you don't usually see in Britain and the water garden is interspersed with paths so you can get up close to the plants. If you've got an hour to burn, this is a decent choice.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful gardens , very interesting house ,nice tea room reasonable admission charges.Would like to re-visit in the spring

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful home rather than a house. The garden is exceptional - although it was late summer/autumn we still enjoyed the variety and quality. The orchid house and the aloes were outstanding. Not well promoted but keep it that way - quiet and refined! Catering was adequate but it is run by the University so to be expected. I do hope... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The gardens, lakes and greenhouses are fascinating and the house, once owned by the Nettlefold family, is interesting and beautiful (if you ignore the source of the family's wealth). There is a good tearoom and a sheltered terrace. The site is now owned by the University of Birmingham

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Had a lovely day today, despite the rain, typical English weather😅 The gardens were my favourite part, beautiful and so peaceful, there are so many different and unusual plants. The house was also quite interesting and the food in the tea room was nice, however there are no menus at the tables and you have to get up to go... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Guided tour was very interesting and informative. Tea room served excellent food. The gardens were more extensive than I thought and areas are gradually being renovated. Lovely place for a picnic. Will definitely return and try their afternoon tea.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The gardens here are stunning and you can wander through the various parts enjoying the birds and bees buzzing round. The house is also worth a look as it has a lot of information about how life would have been at the house when it was lived in. They often update their displays and have activities for children, like owl... More 

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