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Blakesley Hall

Blakesley Road | Yardley, Birmingham B25 8RN, England
+44 121 348 8120
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Blakesley Hall is a real hidden gem. Visited May Bank holiday Sunday and not another visitor was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fascinating isle of history in a modern era

We visited Blakesley Hall on an open day close to International Women's Day, so they had a special... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Catherine H
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“tea room” (14 reviews)
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Blakesley Road | Yardley, Birmingham B25 8RN, England
+44 121 348 8120
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blakesley Hall is a real hidden gem. Visited May Bank holiday Sunday and not another visitor was there! A very few arrived later but what has the general population missed. The house is steeped in history with some great objects of interest. Best of all...More

2  Thank CarolHurley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Blakesley Hall on an open day close to International Women's Day, so they had a special tour with details about women's lives in Tudor times. The staff were dressed up and had researched the era and the women who lived at the hall...More

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took the children here and they had so much fun running around the gardens. They loved the asking the volunteers questions about the Tudor house. We had a fab time.

Thank aishaqayyum
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Have just visited this Tudor house with my 9yr old granddaughter,what a little gem !the house is lovely ,the guide was so informative,the staff throughout the house,visitors centre and tea room are all youngsters and so pleasant and willing it made our visit a sheer...More

Thank Jackie307
Reviewed 30 March 2017

An out of season midweek visit for a timed guided tour. I attended on my own & there was only I other person on my tour. Our guide had a good knowledge of the house & she presented the detail very well in a tour...More

Thank Throstle53
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We visited Blakesley Hall on impulse for the Tudor Women's day on 5 March, part of International Women's Day celebrations. It is a well preserved example of a Tudor House with truly amazing volunteers whose knowledge and enthusiasm really bring the whole experience to life....More

Thank Rik H
Reviewed 7 March 2017

A fantastic warm welcoming visit to the Hall on Sunday 05/03/17. A friend and I went along for the 'Tudor Women' special event. Despite hardly any staff on duty on the day (Birmingham City Council have really stripped back the funding for its treasures -...More

Thank Kate_Mercian_Spirit
Ben N, Museum Enabler at Blakesley Hall, responded to this review

Thanks for a really fantastic review. It was a pleasure to see so many people enjoying what we do. I will pass on your kind comments to all the staff and volunteers. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 6 March 2017

Blakesley Hall is slightly incongruous in its surroundings , a stately large Tudor house now sticking out like a sore thumb in Birmingham's suburban sprawl, a place not many tourists pass through, but if you are about then this is certainly worth an hour or...More

Thank Matt N
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We have just had such an interesting visit to Blakesley Hall in Yardley, Birmingham. It comes as a lovely surprise in the midst of a built up area - an attractive Tudor building with small but pleasant gardens. Our guide, Pat, was excellent not only...More

Thank Carolyn K
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Crikey I used to go to this hall almost weekly as a youngster.....it is really sweet and a lovely garden and cafe. First visit for.....more than 50 years.....go and absorbe history. Nice staff too.

Thank Andy K
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Rebecca S
Do they sell quills and ink in the gift shop ?
17 August 2015|
Response from Ben N |
Yes they do sell quills in the shop