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Address: Sycamore Road | Bournville, Birmingham B30 1UB, England
Phone Number: 44-121-472-0199
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2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Description: This small Tudor manor house was saved from demolition one hundred years...
This small Tudor manor house was saved from demolition one hundred years ago and restored to its former glory, and today serves as a museum with guided tours.
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Insight into the past

A most interesting visit to two re-sited black & white buildings. Beautifully looked after by dedicated staff & volunteers this visit was well worth while. The gardens around the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A most interesting visit to two re-sited black & white buildings. Beautifully looked after by dedicated staff & volunteers this visit was well worth while. The gardens around the properties are lovely & the ouside "closet" most appealing to young children!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Exceptionally interesting building and beautiful garden. Head historian very knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommended for a visit.

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Bromsgrove, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Two lovely old buildings from the Greater Birmingham area that had been relocated here by George Cadbury over 100 years ago, when the Bournvillecollege Village Trust was being established. One entrance fee for the two buildings and lovely small gardens. Minworth Greaves is predominantly an open hall space which can be used for functions and weddings, while Selly Manor has... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

The whole Bournville experience is fascinating but a visit to Selly Manor is a must if you have an interest in the past.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This beautifully preserved manor house was moved and reconstructed by the Cadbury family into the heart of the Bournville Estate. There is also a barn moved from Minworth Greaves near Stoke. You can wander round the house and garden at your leisure and lots of really interesting and useful information is provided. the origin of lots of expressions we use... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I worked at Cadbury for over 30 years and never visited this fascinating place set in the heart of Bournville Village. A medieval manor house that you can wander through and touch things without any ropes in the way. Each room has fascinating facts and the origin of modern sayings eg 'pot luck'. They have armour, chain mail gloves that... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It's not a huge property but it is beautifully preserved and there are also some fun traditional wooden games for the kids to try out. A little expensive, though.

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We purchased a entry voucher from Groupon, upon our arrival we were firstly told that it was school Holidays and the Voucher couldn't be used. However after checking this with the manager The decision was agreed we should be allowed to gain entry bearing in mind it wasn't a free entry. My daughter is 11 years old and We t... More 

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Conwy, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Easy to find and it has limited parking on a fairly quiet street This old Tudor Manor house is set in a nice location Very Nice old buildings on the outside and quite a bit to see on the inside It was rather a quick visit for me but well worth the admission charge Lots of old Furniture , but... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

An excellent peek into history with plenty of information provided. Well laid out and good for younger children as well as older ones. Stairs are steep so not suitable for anyone with mobility problems.

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