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Address: 58 Edgbaston Park Road | University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2RT, England
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+44 121 414 3003
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Restored to its Edwardian Arts and Craft splendour, Winterbourne House is a...

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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Charming place

Charming little place, a pleasant way to spend a couple of hours. The house was smaller than I expected but very nicely displayed. A surprising collection of magic lanterns was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Charming little place, a pleasant way to spend a couple of hours. The house was smaller than I expected but very nicely displayed. A surprising collection of magic lanterns was interesting! Gardens were bigger than anticipated, lots of little areas with different planting. Admittedly not too much to see in February but still a pleasant hour spent pottering around, and... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Early 20C home now open to the public with several rooms as originally used; pleasant ambience, cafe/restaurant with light meals and wonderful salads-in-a-box; gardens vary throughout the year, their homegrown vegetables sold in season, gift shop and a second hand bookshop. Workshops for creative arts, Summer Events, Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers demonstrating monthly on a Tuesday one of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting arts and crafts house built for John Nettlefield founder of GKN. Nice gardens with a walk into the woods leading to a lake overlooking Edgbaston Golf Club.

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Thank David R
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Full disclosure, I work for the University of Birmingham, who owns Winterborne. But I have no personal or professional interest in saying what I do. There is something for everyone here. There is a lovely botanical garden, The house itself is lovely to look around, also, the tea room is rather nice, and the food very good. Also, if you... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really love place to relax in the summer and wander around in the sun! Inside of the house is really interesting too, and the cafe offer some lovely coffees and cakes.

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Cambridge, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A delightful 'Arts and Crafts' home sensitively furnished & full of natural light; beautiful gardens to wander around; excellent snacks in the Cafe; friendly staff; and a shop with quality products.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this building is great kept in the art deco period, and filled with so much Birmingham history , really worth a visit and has tea rooms as well, gardens are stunning

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mother and I went to the house today for and afternoon stroll. Both the house and gardens are well maintained without looking over kept. The food was nice and not overly pricey at £15 for two people having a drink, food and a dessert. Water and glasses are set out in the cafe alongside the cutlery, condiments and napkins.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you fancy a pleasant walk thats not boring in beautiful gardens Do this!!! Loved the Cactus greenhouse! A hidden gem ! The house gives you a great insight into the histroy of Birmingham too!!

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely gardens. Lovely house a great back story. Great tea room. The lake and the Japanese garden are especially worth a lingering visit.

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