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Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens

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Address: Chester Road | Castle Bromwich, Birmingham B36 9BT, England
Phone Number: +44 121 749 4100
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: 10 acres of restored walled gardens in English Baroque Style. Take a...
10 acres of restored walled gardens in English Baroque Style. Take a leisurely stroll, explore the Summer House, Holly Walk and Maze.a secret 18th-century splendour in the middle of the city. Adjoining jacobean mansion now a hotel.
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Pleasant family day out

We had been meaning to visit the gardens for some time as they are just around the corner from our house. The gardens had put on a Christmas fete so myself partner our son and his... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 17, 2014
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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I spent an enjoyable afternoon at the gardens on a group visit. Our guide Martin gave a knowlegable and entertaining tour. The gardens are beautiful and a credit to their hard working volunteers. They are a hidden oasis in the midst of urban Birmimgham. A welcome mug of tea and slice of delicous homemade cake (extremely reasonably priced) rounded off... More 

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Glynis P, General Manager at Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review Doreen, so glad you enjoyed your visit! I'll pass your comments on to Martin the guide, too. Now you've found us, hope you will follow us through the seasonal journey. Glynis More 

Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is the first time we have visited and was not disappointed. Booked as a little extra treat for my moms 80th birthday. On arrival we were greeted with a very pleasant welcome from all the staff we came into contact with. We had our own private room which made it all the more special. Although there was a wedding... More 

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Glynis P, General Manager at Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens, responded to this review

Hello JoanneC, What a lovely review and it sounds like your Mom had a well deserved treat. We cannot take full credit for your experience though, as this is the Trip Advisor site for the Gardens, rather than the Hotel. We are a separate Charitable Trust working closely with the Hall Hotel. So I'm really pleased you liked the gardens,... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Lived within four miles of the gardens all my life and this was my first visit. with £4.50 admittance price I was not expecting much, how wrong I was! The good spring weather helped but the gardens are magnificent.

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Glynis P, General Manager at Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for that. Glad we exceeded your expectations - and the weather always helps. Hope, as you are so near, you may visit again soon and find yet more pleasure in the place. Watch out for our special event days too - next one is 9th and 10th May - 1940s and VE day celebrations. GP More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

There is more to historic gardens than capability brown and this little gem proves it. Rescued from neglect by volunteers and lovingly restored it conveys a real sense of history. Well worth a visit.

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Glynis P, General Manager at Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens, responded to this review

Thanks for that review Alex. It is definitely a gem - your review may help it show its colours to more people. Do come again soon - Free next Friday (17th) as part of National Gardening OpenDay More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens is only 4 miles from Birmingham city centre, within easy distance to motorways and airports and surrounded by the noise of traffic BUT it is an oasis of peace and beauty that shows nature can overcome everything. The gardens are looked after lovingly by volunteers who enjoy the chance to show visitors around. Snowdrops and hellebores... More 

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We had been meaning to visit the gardens for some time as they are just around the corner from our house. The gardens had put on a Christmas fete so myself partner our son and his nan all took a trip down. The gardens had put on some stalls, show and Santa clause. It turned out to be a very... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This was our first visit to these gardens,as they are fairly close to where we live. The car parking is a hit and miss affair,just a piece of level rough soil based surface.No disabled area marked off close to the entrance. Initial thoughts on entering the gardens were, the place needs a shedload of money thrown at it, I know... More 

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Cheltenham
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Had a guided tour through these gardens. Our guide Marian was very knowledgable and enthusiastic. She was also very considerate as our group was quite elderly and it was very hot she made sure that we had some shade and a seat whenever we stopped for her commentary. After the tour we retired to the tea shop for a very... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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191 attraction reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A group of us had a guided tour of the garden after a meal at the hotel restaurant. The walled gardens were lovely; a huge amount of hard work has been done in many areas of the gardens, and it is obviously a long-term on-going project. One doesn't like to speak ill of volunteers but our guide really was not... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

A beautiful place with amazing views. A great day out especially on great sunny days like today. A geat place for nature lovers & bird watchers. Has a cafe & shop which I think is a good idea especially families. Staff were very friendly. An amazing place for anytime of year as there will be different plants to be seen... More 

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