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Aston Hall

Trinity Road | Aston, Birmingham B6 6JD, England
44-121-675-4722
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Ranked #19 of 199 attractions in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
Owner description: Built around 1618, this was the last conventional Jacobean house erected in England, which today features fine 17th-century architectural detail... more » Owner description: Built around 1618, this was the last conventional Jacobean house erected in England, which today features fine 17th-century architectural detail including plasterwork, woodwork and chimneypieces. « less
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

This is a Jacobean house with links to Matthew Boulton. It was besieged during the English Civil War. Visitors can see where a cannon ball hit the ornate stair case. It is situated just north of Birmingham city. Built when Aston was more important than Birmingham. It has a very interesting history. Although it is in a built up area... More

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Lancaster, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Incredible mansion (at walking distance from the Aston Villa Football Club). Great place to go with kids.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Went to Aston Hall as part of a wedding entourage. The party took photos in the beautiful surroundings and gardens.

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Full of history, friendly and informative staff, entrance price quite cheap, lovely way to spend a sunny Sunday.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I managed to visit Aston Hall after over a year living in the city and I would say is a must for all the visitors! Really friendly staff happy to share the stories about the house!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Loved the history and the decor of the place. Too many tour guides interrupting the tour when we just wanted to look around, other than that, loved it.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Nestled away in its urban surrrounding lies this interesting building linking Birmingham to its past, very in depth stories of the halls involvement in the civil wars. Friendly staff, nice and serene atmosphere. Keep a look out for the ghost, she's fast!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Nice place, just some graffiti which ruins a wonderful place where people can relax and enjoy. Easy location, lots of parking make it easy to view. It was free for me aswell!

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

If this was a NT property it would be bursting at the seams. Good for Brum, bad for visitors. At the time of our visit a young school party was just leaving which left about 8 of us to enjoy the upstairs guided tour. There's a lot more of this grand house open than in previous years. What's special about... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

If you want to get out of the busy city, Aston Hall is a great place. The house is full of interesting stuff and the garden is also wonderful.

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