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Blakesley Hall

Blakesley Hall

Blakesley Road, Yardley, Birmingham, B25 8RN

Tel: +44 (0)121 464 2193

Admission: Adults 4
Concessions 3
Children under 16 FREE
Annual multi site pass 16
Admission charges apply to house only. Gardens, grounds and visitor facilities are free to all visitors.

Opening Times:
Closed for Winter Season except for special events and pre-arranged visits. Reopens Spring 2012

The timber-framed house was built in 1590 by Richard Smalbroke, a member of one of Birmingham’s leading merchant families. More than 400 years later, beautiful Blakesley is still a haven; secluded from the avenues of modern houses that lie beyond its gates. Admission charges apply to the Hall only. Gardens, grounds and visitor facilities are free to all vistors. There is free admission to the entire site on the first Sunday in every month during the open season.

What will I see?

  • The traditional herb garden and orchard – a haven for butterflies and birds
  • The 400-year-old wall decorations in the Painted Chamber
  • The Long Table in the Great Hall – an original piece of furniture listed in the 1684 inventory of the house
  • The mural of Blakesley Hall inside the main entrance to the visitor centre – painted by Julie Eyett in 2001

What's On at Blakesley Hall?

The house is closed in the winter months except for special events. Check the What’s On page for the latest listings for all sites belonging to Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. School parties and pre-booked groups are welcome all year round. 

See our images of Blakesley Hall from the past and present on flickr

Weddings at Blakesley Hall

Blakesley Hall is registered as an official location for civil ceremonies. Find out about getting married at Blakesley Hall - Weddings. There is a Wedding Fayre at Blakesley Hall on 18th September. 12pm - 4pm. Free.