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Address: Maple Road | Bournville, Birmingham B30 2AE, England
Phone Number: 44-121-472-0199
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Selly Manor is a beautiful Tudor manor in the heart of historic Bournville....

Selly Manor is a beautiful Tudor manor in the heart of historic Bournville. Alongside the medieval hall of Minworth Greaves, together these are two of Birmingham's oldest buildings and are surrounded by a lovely cottage garden. The museum is home to the Laurence Cadbury Collection of period furniture and domestic objects which bring these timber-framed buildings to life. The museum offers a range of exhibitions, talks and tours, special events, children's activities and is licensed for civil wedding ceremonies.

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A treat to visit

What a wonderful find, amazing house to walk round, even the grandchildren loved it. Great to see how people used to live, a treat to be able to try traditional costumes on within... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
jfirstone
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful find, amazing house to walk round, even the grandchildren loved it. Great to see how people used to live, a treat to be able to try traditional costumes on within this lovely setting. The gardens are full of fruit trees and bushes, the outdoor toilet was a surprise. Well worth a visit.

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Thank jfirstone
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are visiting Cadbury world it's worth taking 30 minutes to check out Bournville green and Selly Manor house. Small fee to go in and look around this beautiful old house. The bedroom floor has a major slope to it, but then the whole house will transport you back in time. They often have kids activities going on in... More 

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Thank jacjo2016
Bristol, United Kingdom
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315 reviews
166 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Brought my family here after visiting Cadbury world. Well I didn't think they would enjoy it as much as they did! We loved talking about the bygone ere. They had many questions, that we all found the answers. Super area that we could dress up. A real insight to how it was. Lovely buildings. We were fortunate to have a... More 

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Thank BristolDawn1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic staff in period dress. Nicely laid out and information cards in all areas of interest. Beautiful gardens and in a very lovely preserved Tudor area of Birmingham. Well worth a visit. You could even combine a trip to Cadbury world round the corner!

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Thank Sally M
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've heard of this place but never been until today when I saw a local ad saying about the special 100 yr event. There are two beautiful well looked after buildings in a lovely garden and also bee hives are round the back by the toilets. I spent a couple of hours here, there was a display of letters, paintings... More 

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Thank Pezza_24
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in Bournville for 6 years and this was my first visit.... why did I leave it so long?!? we took visiting family and it was enjoyed by all of us. Very helpful lady on the ticket desk, she gave us lots of information about the buildings and about the Bournville area. Although not a big site, its... More 

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Thank mill73
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Selly manor years ago with school so after taking my children to cadburys world I remembered it was around the corner. We had a enjoyable hour exploring this house with our 3 and 8 year old discussing different aspects of living in the past, and we all loved the dress up area upstairs. The information for each room... More 

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Thank Jobes21
SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this review

We're so happy to hear you had such an enjoyable time with us and we were able to answer your child's questions. Thank you for your comments and we hope to see you again. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit. Interesting historic place,with activities and events taking place. Walking distance from Bournville Shops and bells

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Thank Beverly D
SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this review

Thanks Beverly D for your comments. Keep update with our upcoming events programme on our website. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Beautiful house and even more beautiful gardens. Visited today in the rain but it ceased long enough for us to wonder about the gardens and admire the period planting (Including the slightly weird artichokes). The house is interesting and there is a lot of information in the rooms in laminated folders. Far better than Blakesley and Aston Halls IMHO.

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Thank Wali T
SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit, and were able to admire our gardens despite the English weather! More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

this is excellent visit for all ages, a great bit of tudor history and upstairs you can try on all the tudor clothing and armour, of which is made of a high quality

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Thank michael147
SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we're glad you enjoyed your visit and our handmade replica costumes. We look forward to welcoming you to Selly Manor again. More 

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