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Kinver Edge Rock Houses

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Very Different

A small NT property but very different from anything we have seen previously. " different houses... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Friendly staff

Been here several times, both for walks and to the rock houses. Found the staff to be friendly and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“tea room”(46 reviews)
With sweeping views, a wildlife haven in the heath and unique homes carved straight into the rock...Kinver Edge is full of surprises. The famous Holy Austin Rock Houses are cosily restored to help you soak up the atmosphere of these unusual homes...more
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Holy Austin Rock House Compton Road | Compton Road, Kinver, Stourbridge DY7 6DL, England
+44 1384 872553
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All reviewsnational trusttea roomwell worth a visithill forttea shopnt propertiesrock cakestop levelsurrounding countrysidelovely walkfascinating place to visitwooded areairon age fortthe cottagesworth the effortcheck opening timesfriendly volunteers
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A small NT property but very different from anything we have seen previously. " different houses carved into the rock, fit out as 2 different times so good to see the comparison. Staff very friendly and knowledgeable. Great views from the Edge and a nice...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here several times, both for walks and to the rock houses. Found the staff to be friendly and helpfull. Can be very hilly, maps are available. Check opening times for the rock houses, cafe and toilets if travelling a distance.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two small properties and lovely location. Wonderful volunteers. Great tea and scones. Good for an hour or two.

Thank Nicki135
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 5 nights in this village, the walks and the pubs in the area are fantastic, every time we went for a walk we found somewhere new, the pubs and cafes are very dog friendly with bowls of water outside, well recommend

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with the wife, two kids 5 and 10 and dog. Beutiful walk, can pick your own route. Unreal to see how civilised these cave, houses are. Well worth a day out.

Thank Glyn W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friends recommended this place to us and we found it really interesting. Information is very clearly presented and the houses themselves have been beautifully restored. Lovely little tea room with fantastic cakes.

Thank Clairebarbs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my 2 grandchildren aged 8 and 4. They loved it. We had a picnic at the rock houses on picnic tables and the views were amazing. The staff were very informative of the background and history of the caves and took time to...More

Thank carol p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to have a day out to visit. I have difficulty walking and the parking was too far away from the rock houses. However, my husband walked up to the reception and a guide arranged for us to drive up to the tea room...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends in August, the local guides were very knowledgeable and we learned a great deal about the history of the houses and the local area. The tearoom is also well worth a visit

Thank valeriemary2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice afternoon out, well restored and interesting, people on hand to answer questions. tea and cakes from the tea room. 👍

Thank Paul N
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kathleen c
27 August 2017|
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Response from Keith P | Reviewed this property |
I apologise for the delay in responding. To be frank, I would not try this location if you have those difficulties. The paths are fairly steep and manoeuvrability isn't going to be good even if you do get to the rock house... More
Jil W
20 March 2017|
Response from Kateh0405 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jill I saw plenty of dogs up there on Saturday so I'm guessing it's ok :-)
Helen R
18 March 2017|
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Response from Dream-maker | Reviewed this property |
We walked through the woods to the rocks. Its hilly with uneven ground. However there is a car park nearby where they could be accessed by series of steps. Would still be hilly and uneven once at the houses though. It would... More