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Address: Maple Road | Bournville, Birmingham B30 2AE, England
Phone Number: 44-121-472-0199
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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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Selly Manor

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Beverly D
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We were lucky enough to attend an Edwardian tea party at Selly Manor last weekend. Sadly it was a wet day but the staff had made contingency plans by providing seating under gazebos. After enjoying tea and homemade cake we were treated to some close up magic from Juggling John, a professional entertainer and member of the magic circle. Afterwards... More 

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Thank poorbuthappy10
SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments, and we're delighted you enjoyed the Edwardian Tea Party as part of our centenary celebrations. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! More 

Birmingham
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

After visiting Cadbury world then you must visit Selly Manor as another stage of learning all about Bournville.

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SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. There is so much to learn about at Selly Manor, and if you want to know even more about Bournville we also stock free walking trails of the village. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Nice for relaxing afternoon out, plenty to see and read, cheap to go in, check online for opening times. Nice garden surrounding Manor, close to Caburys.

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

Thank you for your comments and we're glad you had a nice relaxing time in tranquil Bournville - and our gardeners have been working really hard! More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Went to a wedding here brilliant !! The gardener had worked so hard they looked so good and the lady that manages the manor was so helpful to us she's deserves so much credit. ....Bridegroom's Mum many thanks

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Thank Hannah P
SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this review

We're really please you had a special day - congratulations to the bride and groom! More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Magical Lands and Enchanted Places wonderful afternoon for the kids big and small. Its in a lovely part of Bournville, delightful gardens really well planted. The local church had bell ringing all the tunes were from Disney films, it was brilliant. We aim to go back again, Staff friendly and welcoming and lovely tea rooms in the village.

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SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to Magical Lands and Enchanted Places - it really was a great event - made all the better by all the brilliant fun-loving visitors! More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

These buildings were built with mortise and tenon joints held in place with oak pegs - no metal nails at all. You see the furniture and tableau all explained in simple, easy to read format. You can also dress up in Tudor clothes and take photos (without flash). Allow at least an hour and a half for an education which... More 

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Gunner1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

I just came back form a visit with my daughter who is 20months - she loved running round the lovely gardens and exploring the house. It's a small Museum but you can tell the people there really love and care for it - there is loads of interactivity from boxes of toys and medicines, to trying on Tudor outfits -... More 

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