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Blakesley Hall

Blakesley HallThe Great Parlour

Timber-framed Elizabethan farmhouse built around 1590. The Grade II Listed house is furnished as it would have looked in the 17th century. Garden, barn classroom. Community Museum operated by Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery, now further restored and with new visitor facilities.


pictured : The Great Parlour

Detailed Information



Blakesley Road,
B25 8RN.

Tel: 0121 348 8120

Contact Person(s): Stephen Spencer


  • Adult - £7

    Concession - £5
    Child (3-15) - £3
    Family of 3 - £15.00
    Family of 4 - £17.60
    Family of 5 - £20.20

  • Annual Membership is available, which allows unlimited access to Birmingham Museums’ museums and heritage sites.

  • FREE entry to shop, café and grounds.

Opening Hours

  • Summer: open Tuesday - Sunday (closed Mondays except for Bank Holidays) , 11am. - 4pm,
  • Sat 8th April to Sun 29th October 2017

  • Winter: Open every Wednesday and Thursday and first Sunday of the month through until Easter. (Also open February half-term from Tuesday 21st through to Sunday 26th)

    For further details contact site directly


  • Visitor Centre
  • Exhibition Gallery
  • Shop.
  • Tea room.
  • Toilets.
  • School's Service


  • Guided tours.
  • Talks.
  • Special Events.
  • Meeting Room hire.
  • Weddings.

Disabled Visitors

  • Access to ground floor of hall.
  • Access to visitor centre.

How to get there:

  • Bus: Nos 96 & 97 from City Centre, No 11 Outer Circle.
  • Car/coach:

    M6 Junction 4, join M42 (Junction 7) going south for one junction. Come off at Junction 6 and take A45 towards City Centre. Leave A45 at the Swan Island Yardley (A4040). The Hall is signposted from this island.

    M5 Junction 4A, join M42 at Junction 1 and stay on until Junction 6. Take A45 towards City Centre (then follow directions above).

    From Birmingham City Centre, take A45 to Coventry/Birmingham International Airport. Turn left at Yardley Swan Island (A4040). The Hall is signposted from the island.


  • Cars: car park on site.
  • Coaches: coach park on site.

Average Length of Visit

  • 1 - 3 hours.