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Address: 58 Edgbaston Park Road | University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2RT, England
Phone Number: 0121 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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The best kept secret in Birmingham !!

Have been members for several years and we always enjoy our visit. Calm atmosphere/ and lovely gardens, and a tea room overlooking the terrace. All very enjoyable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
Josephine P
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Oldbury, United Kingdom
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Oldbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Have been members for several years and we always enjoy our visit. Calm atmosphere/ and lovely gardens, and a tea room overlooking the terrace. All very enjoyable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Very nice place to go with family and kids superb place but timing is short in summer they close 5 o'clock but it's nice

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Took a friend here while she is recuperating from a major operation. It was the perfect spot - nice easy walking and plenty of benches for resting in the sun. Also the Terrace Tearoom is a lovely spot to eat outside on a nice day. The sandwiches are not cheap but they are substantial, with a pile of crisps &... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

Really nice garden and cafe - I'd go to the cafe more often if it weren't for the fact that one has to pay for garden entrance even if only visiting the cafe

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winterbourn, Manager at Winterbourne House and Garden, responded to this review

Hi FR Thank you for your review! For people who live locally and want to visit regularly, we recommend taking out our very reasonable annual membership so you can visit at your leisure. The tea room is very cosy at the best of times and as our visitor numbers increase we must make sure that people visiting the house and... More 

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

Lovely atmosphere, the staff were excellent and the food was of good quality. Reasonably priced entrance fee and the garden was impecable

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I visited Winterbourne botanical gardens for the first time in a long time, and it is looking terrific. They have done a lot of work since my last trip - the various hot houses are wonderful, orchids, arid house for succulents, carnivorous plants ... The sun was shining, the walk down to the lake was lovely, the grounds look terrific.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I visit Winterbourne when I need a little time away from the hussle and bustle and it's the perfect place for a quiet wander or a peaceful half-hour enjoying the greenery.

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Stourport-on-Severn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Just off the edge of Birmingham University campus, Winterbourne House and Gardens is a hidden gem which is well worth a visit. If you like William Morris / Arts and Crafts houses then this is a must see attraction. There is more inside to see than you might expect from the outside. The entire house was completely restored a few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The weather was beautiful and the trees were magnificent. So many families out enjoying this well kept garden and the food on the terrace was served well in a lovely setting. The house was very interesting and I would take visitors there for certain.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Beautiful Arts-and-Crafts house near Birmingham University, home of the Nettlefold family of engineering fame - and money - which enabled both to be philanthropists in the city and the create a home with all mod cons (for the time) - central heating! lots of light! wide landings! white paint.... many people come for the extensive and varied gardens but don't... More 

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