Attraction in Birmingham
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.
On the ground floor, see how the decor would have appeared when the Nettlefolds occupied the house over 100 years ago, with the Study and Drawing Room boasting beautiful Arts & Crafts furniture and antiques.
An Exhibition Room highlights the importance of Winterbourne within the community via interactive exhibits which tell the stories of the house and its occupants through the people who lived and worked here over the years.
In the Study, learn more about John Nettlefold's work in the family firm GKN - the largest screw, nut and bolt manufacturer in the world - together with his pioneering work as the chair of the first housing committee in Birmingham.
Hands-on exhibits in the Drawing Room reveal who influenced Margaret Nettlefold to design Winterbourne's Grade II listed garden, with its sandstone rock garden, unusual nut walk and beautiful colour-themed borders.
Edwardian characters also bring the house to life each month, giving a taste of how the families of Winterbourne lived their lives.
Months Open: Nov-Mar weekdays 10-4 weekends 11-4; Apr-Oct weekdays 10-5.30 weekends 11-5.30. Last entry an hour before closing.
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Admission Price: See website
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Tea Room
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