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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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Restored to its Edwardian Arts and Craft splendour, Winterbourne House is a...

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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Arts and Crafts house ( English Heritage )

A really interesting house with William Morris influences. Interesting history of the Nettlefold Family who lived there A philanthropic family who did great work in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A really interesting house with William Morris influences. Interesting history of the Nettlefold Family who lived there A philanthropic family who did great work in Birmingham Lovely gardens but we need to visit them in the Spring/ Summer to see them at their best. We were able to go into the greenhouses to see the collections of cyclamen, carnivorous plants... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited the house while studying in Birmingham. The visit is free for students of University of Birmingham which owns it. Serene atmosphere, somptuous gardens and lovely tearoom where to read a book, sip a tea, have lunch. The giftshop offers an interesting selection of handmade objects and cards. I strongly recommend!

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Thank Amandine1975W
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent gardens and lovely cafe'. Parking a little difficult though a long walk from nearest parking but well worth the visit.

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Thank terry g
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens are truly wonderful. Very nice and peaceful place to spend a quiet afternoon. The house itself, despite not outstanding, gives a nice interesting account of Birmingham's past

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and spacious gardens, the house itself is very interesting with a welcoming cafe inside. It is a short bus ride from the City Centre and a short walking distance from the Birmingham University campus.

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Boroughbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A real hidden gem. The frontage of the property belies the delights therein. Built for the Nettlefold family early in the 20th c. John Nettlefold being an industrialist and a philanthropist. The cafe is very good, and all the staff at the property (some on a voluntary basis) are most helpful and friendly. The gardens will be lovely at the... More 

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

really had a lovely day here, beautiful surroundings tea and food. if they had a little more variety a definite 5 would recommend highly.

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East Boldon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting house good history, tea shop serves lovely food. Gardens very well kept, near to university too.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i couldn't believe that i didn't know about this place until i started working here at the university of Birmingham. a beautiful garden. very relaxing. well maintained. i started vising this place at least twice in every season. the tea shop is eye catching and they do really good food. especially scones and tea.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful botanical gardens you could wish to visit and the house is a revelation, especially the nursery, it seems as if the family just left. Very cosy café/restaurant with views across the gardens, quality food, coffee, choice of tea. There is also a shop with plants for sale. Perfect place to meet friends for... More 

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