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Winterbourne House and Garden

Winterbourne Botanic Garden 58 Edgbaston Park Road | University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2RT, England
+44 121 414 3003
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I visited here very recently and want to convey how much I enjoyed it. The house is a joy to... read more

Reviewed today
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The best of late summer into Autumn in Winterbourne gardens

Thoroughly enjoyed the late summer flowers, the autumn flowering bulbs - nerines, colchicums - and... read more

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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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Winterbourne Botanic Garden 58 Edgbaston Park Road | University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2RT, England
+44 121 414 3003
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Reviewed today via mobile

I visited here very recently and want to convey how much I enjoyed it. The house is a joy to behold and the gardens need to be seen to be believed. Add into this a wonderful coffee shop serving wonderful cream teas at an extremely...More

Thank Lawrencekeith
Reviewed yesterday

Thoroughly enjoyed the late summer flowers, the autumn flowering bulbs - nerines, colchicums - and the delightful tiny cyclamen throughout the gardens, plus the first showing of glorious Autumn colours in the trees. More to come! Well worth a visit.

Thank overnighter09
Reviewed 2 days ago

I didn't know what to expect but was pleasantly surprised by the carefully manicured bushes and shrubs, the various greenhouses are very interesting for their range of plant life. There were people of all ages present, young kids and the elderly. It's very pleasant for...More

Thank farhannoordali
Reviewed 2 days ago

Planning a visit to the Barber Institute we spotted Winterbourne house on the map, a place we had not heard of before. It is tucked away at the back of the University campus just a short walk from the Barber and combining the two places...More

Thank miriam b
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a lovely hidden little gem. For £6.00 you see fascinating history of the house and the gardens are amazing. Lovely tea room and gift shop. You do need sunshine to really enjoy the gardens but if like me you enjoy beauty regardless of weather...More

Thank cloud9smiles
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was tiring and boring helping my daughter setting up in Birmie University, so I told her that I need a special treat. She then said, " mom, I know where will make you excited yet relax." I said, " well surprise me then". We...More

Thank Sue A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Plan your visit on a sunny - or at least not rainy - as it is worth visiting every corner of the carefully planned garden. The glasshouses, the little Japanese garden, and the pond make the atmosphere unique. The exhibition in the house is really...More

Thank Bendor119
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a find Beautiful house and gardens not advertised enough better value then the botanical gardens with free parking and a lovely cafe

Thank zep108
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful garden superbly maintained by volunteers, surrounding an interesting Arts and Crafts house built by John Nettlefold, whose company subsequently morphed into GKN. Many family photos and mementos and William Morris wallpapers and textiles. Attractive tea room with alternative seating on the terrace -...More

Thank rosiefromhove
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Edgebaston, university area of Birmingham and want a quiet but rewarding couple of hours, then Winterbourne House is ideal. The house is an interesting place to visit, telling the story of an important family, the Nettlefolds, who had a lot to...More

Thank SimonJA64
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13 June 2017|
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Response from Jayne E | Reviewed this property |
yes you can get the 98 or the x64 from old square near Snow Hill and get off on Edgbaston Park Road just down from the house & garden. it's about a 20 minute journey
16 April 2017|
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Response from winterbourn | Property representative |
Hi there, thank you for your question, it takes about 10 minutes to walk to us from University station if you cut through the campus. Following the road takes longer. The 98 and 99 buses drop you off just a few minutes walk... More
31 January 2017|
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Response from winterbourn | Property representative |
You can stay nearby at VenueBirmingham. I'm afraid tripadvisor won't allow web links. Hope this helps!