We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Blakesley Hall

Blakesley Road | Yardley, Birmingham B25 8RN, England
+44 121 348 8120
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Lovely Tudor house with great history and a very enthusiastic guide

Our excellent guide told us the history of this well furnished Tudor Town House. There is an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Janice E
,
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
Super visit vith an exceptionally friendly guide

Visit by guided tours only. Check their website - we arrived not long before closing without... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bendor119
,
Budapest, Hungary
Read all 131 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Grade II* Tudor house built c.1590. Wonderful gardens, lovely tearoom, and family friendly. Part of Birmingham Museums Trust. Open Tuesday to Sunday, 11am-4pm until 29th October 2017. Winter opening hours to be confirmed.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tudor house” (9 reviews)
“tea room” (17 reviews)
“guided tour” (12 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 11:00 - 16:00
LOCATION
Blakesley Road | Yardley, Birmingham B25 8RN, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 121 348 8120
Write a Review
Reviews (131)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 130 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Our excellent guide told us the history of this well furnished Tudor Town House. There is an excellent film about the last family, the Merrys' to live here. Lots to explore with many original features, nooks and crannys. The house itself is very photogenic and...More

Thank Janice E
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visit by guided tours only. Check their website - we arrived not long before closing without knowing it, but the young lady at the entrance was so nice that she offered to guide us around. The objects of the exhibition gives an excellent insight into...More

Thank Bendor119
BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enablers at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for this review, Rachel really enjoyed showing you around Blakesley Hall and is glad she was able to make your visit special.

Reviewed 5 days ago

I attended here recently with family and had a tour of the property with Richard, volunteer tour guide. The tour was interesting, entertaining and he kept us enthralled throughout a lengthy tour of the property. I love visiting stately homes and halls, but can glaze...More

Thank limabifrost
BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enablers at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for this review, we're so pleased you enjoyed Richard's lively tour. If you enjoyed our scarecrow trail, perhaps you'd like to pay us another visit during the coming months as we update our garden trails regularly for our visitors to enjoy.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Very entertaining day at Blakesley Hall beer festival today. £8 enabled entry into both the beer festival as well as the gardens and house. Limited but well kept and tasty ales and ciders. Also entertaining live music from Ukulele Central. Hope they repeat the event...More

Thank nthompson79
BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enablers at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for this review, we're so pleased you enjoyed our ale festival! We thought the day was a great success and are hoping to repeat it again this time next year, please do join us if you can.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Blakesley Hall with our 8 year old daughter to help with a school project. It was very quiet on the Sunday but we had a fab time. We walked over to the house and was greeted by a lovely young lady (sorry I...More

Thank angievaga
BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enablers at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review, we're always pleased to be of help to school homework projects! We're pleased Bernard was able to help. Perhaps you'd like to bring your daughter along to our Plague and Pestilence Half Term, or our Gunpowder Treason Weekend, so that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on 3rd September and enjoyed an excellent tour from volunteer guide Richard. The tour lasted about an hour and was very entertaining, covering the history of the building and the local area. There is a useful cafe on site, and an excellent herb garden...More

Thank Q9627TGjohnh
BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enablers at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review, we're glad Richard was able to keep you entertained on your tour. We're particularly pleased that you enjoyed our herb garden, which is maintained entirely by a team of volunteer gardeners.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went today, I for the first time and was very disappointed by the experience. It was a very small building and some of the articles placed had no relation to the house ie. panda information sheet and a random picture of a stallholder in...More

Thank Ram C
BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enablers at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're sorry that your visit to Blakesley Hall wasn't what you expected and that our children's activity trails weren't to your taste. Perhaps you'd like to return to take a guided tour of Blakesley Hall in order to fully appreciate its history? Thank you for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked our tour online and when we arrived the chap on reception greeted me by name which was a really lovely start. Carl, our guide was full of knowledge and was really enthusiastic. He answered all our questions and was very engaging. After the tour...More

Thank Sadia B
BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enablers at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this lovely review, we'll make sure your kind comments are passed on to Carl. Please do come back and enjoy a cream tea with us again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience for adults and young children. Nice gardens and trail activities for young children. Scarecrows related to nursery rhymes in the grounds. Interesting house. Wonderfully helpful staff. Great information provided in the house by a very knowledgeable young lady with a real passion for...More

Thank edgeways
BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enablers at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, our trails change for every school holiday so why not come back in October Half Term to try a new trail!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely day out at Blakesley Hall. All the staff were so helpful and Jean our tour guide was lovely, the tour around the home was fab and so interesting for all ages (Thank you Jean). We all enjoyed the day a lot....More

Thank SarahLou247
BlakesleyHallStaff, Museum Enablers at Blakesley Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this review, we've passed on your kind comments to Jean and are glad you enjoyed your tour. Please do come back and visit us again.

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Little Bengal
95 reviews
.82 km away
The William Tyler
72 reviews
.70 km away
Bhajee
28 reviews
1.50 km away
Jolpai
32 reviews
1.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hatchford Brook Leisure Centre
6 reviews
3.15 km away
Aquasport International Ltd
48 reviews
3.31 km away
Magpie Mines
14 reviews
2.35 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Rebecca S
17 August 2015|
Answer
Response from Ben N |
Yes they do sell quills in the shop
0
Votes