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Blakesley Hall

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Rainy day activity

Good rainy day activity. £7 each for the guided tour (appears to be at set time during the day) was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kevinwP3392NR
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
lovely family crafty day with a Pirate Treasure Hunt!

Absolutely smashing day with 5yrs old Rosie, we hunted treasure, made Crowns, with Real Jewels... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lynne B
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The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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Grade II* Tudor house built c.1590. Wonderful gardens, lovely tearoom, and family friendly. Part of Birmingham Museums Trust. Winter Opening Hours from 7th November 2018 to 11th April 2019: Wednesdays, Thursdays and every first Sunday of the month...more
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Blakesley Road | Yardley, Birmingham B25 8RN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good rainy day activity. £7 each for the guided tour (appears to be at set time during the day) was decent value and guide Kathryn was knowledgeable. Can walk around gardens for free and decent size car park. Would be good for children in school...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Javi_Squadritto, Senior Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Kevin for taking the time to review us! We will make sure to share this feedback with Kathryn. We do have various activities during school holidays so we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely smashing day with 5yrs old Rosie, we hunted treasure, made Crowns, with Real Jewels, ventured around the Hall, dressed up in beautiful frocks and ate a lovely wrap for lunch. good coffee, very pleasant staff in very pleasant cafe.... just the job for a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Javi_Squadritto, Senior Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Lynne for such a lovely review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed with your family at Blakesley! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this museum for the first time on the 21st August 2019, Emma was my guide, she was very informative, friendly, her knowledge was very good about the history of the place and the the local area. I would recommend this museum, would advise...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Javi_Squadritto, Senior Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for you kind review! We will let Emma know about your comments and we are pleased you enjoyed your time at Blakesley.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Blakesley hall in Birmingham with my husband. The hall is very interesting made all the better by our guide Rik. We arrived at 1 o'clock and the guided tour was not until 2.30 but Rik kindly offered to take us round. He was very...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Javi_Squadritto, Senior Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit and we will let Rik know about your great feedback. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed August 14, 2019

Me and my girls love coming to the activities on during the hoilday it such a lovely places to visit

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Sarah C
Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

My husband and i visited Blakesley Hall for a guided tour around the house. And we learnt so much about this place. From how it was built to who lived in it. So if you like us are history enthusiasts Blakesley Hall is definitely a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Javi_Squadritto, Senior Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2019

Thank you Mindy for taking the time to review us and recommend us! We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit. We definitely hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed July 8, 2019

We visited Blakeley Hall to see the open air performance of a midsummer night's dream. It was very well organized and a lovely way to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon in lovely suroundings, the gardens we're beautiful and very well maintained. We only live around...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Javi_Squadritto, Senior Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2019

We are so pleased you enjoyed you visit, Lisa! Thank you for taking the time to review us. We he quite a few other events coming up, so we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed July 6, 2019

I took my mother here today and what a delight. Just on “any old street” in Yardley with semi detached houses all around is this delightful “home”. Such a great lady on duty who gave us a great introduction to the house. I will return...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Javi_Squadritto, Senior Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2019

Thank you Rebecca for your kind review. It means a lot to us that our visitors enjoy their time at Blakesley and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed July 3, 2019

This is a fantastic little gem in a suburb of modern Birmingham. It was originally the home of a wealthy farmer which somehow managed to survive to the present day. The staff were very helpful and well-informed - I got to see the attic where...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Javi_Squadritto, Senior Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review us Carolyn We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

I knew this place from my childhood but many in the party had never been, even though it's only 15 minutes drive from us. Large new visitor centre and car park, but sadly the gardens had a neglected air, obviously rely on volunteers. Cafe also...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Javi_Squadritto, Senior Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2019

Hi Lynda, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We really appreciate your feedback and we hope you enjoyed your visit! We have a dedicated volunteer team looking after the gardens and we appreciate all their support. In regards to our tearoom, we...More

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voodoosue
February 17, 2018|
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Response from MJQstaff | Property representative |
Entry is to visitor centre and gardens is free (except on certain event days) so you are welcome to come and take photos in the gardens. There is a fee to go inside the Hall.
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Rebecca S
August 16, 2015|
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Response from benn176 |
Yes they do sell quills in the shop
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