All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Historical Outdoor Fun

Winterbourne House and Garden

Winterbourne House, 58 Edgbaston Park Rd, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2RT
0121 414 3003
Average time spent - 2 hours
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Things to do at Winterbourne House and Garden review

Winterbourne is a stunning Edwardian house set in 7 acres of beautiful botanic gardens on the outskirts of Birmingham.

Visitors can explore the Grade II listed house before enjoying the wonderful gardens that sit at the back of the building. The house itself features child-friendly, interactive exhibits that bring the history of the building to life.

You can learn about the Nettlefold family that built the house, as well as the other families that lived in the building before it became part of the University of Birmingham in the 1940s. You can even see a piano owned by the grandfather of Lord of the Rings author J. R. R. Tolkein! They also offer family-friendly activity trails.

While it’s pleasant to wander around the house, the gardens are the main draw. Complete with manicured lawns, woodland areas and a stream, there is plenty of space for children to enjoy. You can even access public woodland from the gardens, which is another great plus for families.

There is a small, well-kept play area near the glass houses. It is only suitable for children 8 years and younger, but is an extra bonus for families with younger children.

Overall, Winterbourne House is worth a visit if you’re looking to fill a couple of hours in the peaceful, suburban outdoors. 

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FAQ and Further Information Winterbourne House and Garden

Is there food and drink available?

The Terrace Tea Room – located where the original dining room would have been – provides a great selection of hot and cold food and drinks. Indoor and outdoor seating is available.

What are the main things to do?

Interactive exhibits inside the house; vast, manicured garden, small outdoor play area, family trails, gift shop, second-hand bookshop. Plus toilets and a tea-room.

What are the ticket prices?

*Cheap
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Cheap – Adult entry is £7.20. Child tickets (aged 5-16) are £6.20. Under 5s go free. There are group ticketing options available.

Is there parking?

There is some parking.

When are they open?

Open daily between 10.30 am and 4 pm (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day). For up to date opening times and dates please follow this link.

Dog friendly?

Only assistance dogs are permitted.

Are they accessible?

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Winterbourne House and Garden
Winterbourne House and Garden
Winterbourne House and Garden
Winterbourne House and Garden
Winterbourne House and Garden
Winterbourne House and Garden

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