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A little bit of history

Was lucky enough to see the chairman Mr Cadbury whilst visiting Selly Manor. A lovely place not too... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Angela2471
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Excellent little gem

Born and bought up in Kings Heath and only via a Groupon offer did I find out about it. Came up by... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Selly Manor is a beautiful Tudor manor in the heart of historic Bournville. Alongside the medieval hall of Minworth Greaves, together these are two of Birmingham's oldest buildings and are surrounded by a lovely cottage garden. The museum is home to...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was lucky enough to see the chairman Mr Cadbury whilst visiting Selly Manor. A lovely place not too far from Cadbury world. Full of local history, very informative.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Angela2471
SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for you lovely review. Its so nice to hear you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Born and bought up in Kings Heath and only via a Groupon offer did I find out about it. Came up by train and walked from the station, not too far and an easy walk. Well worth the visit and although there was a school...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jean B
SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, its great to hear you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope to welcome you back to the museum in the future.

Reviewed 31 October 2018

This place is only small but beautifully laid out and full of interesting things, the biggest surprise was the priest hole upstairs , there were no room guides when we visited but plenty of information scattered around . There were beautiful period costumes on a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Its lovely to hear you enjoyed your visit and we hope to welcome you back to the museum in the future.

Reviewed 26 October 2018

It’s a lovely place to visit if you want to look back in time and see how people used to live. I highly recommend as the staff are lovely and friendly and it’s a great way to spend an afternoon.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Julie A
SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you for you lovely review. Its great to hear you enjoyed your visit to the museum and we hope to welcome you back in the future.

Reviewed 23 October 2018

such a beautiful place to visit, we enjoyed walking around and felt we were back in time ! We will be back again soon

Date of experience: April 2018
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SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us, its great to hear you enjoyed looking around the museum. We hope to welcome you back to the museum again.

Reviewed 17 October 2018

The perfect setting for a wedding. Brilliantly helpful staff from start to finish. I visited several times unannounced to ask this or look at that and even when they were surrounded by school pupils on a trip, they could not have been more accommodating!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anne P
SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you and congratulations! We're so thrilled you chose us to be part of your special day and pleased you had a wonderful day.

Reviewed 15 October 2018

Although we ve visited Selly Manor before, we were there again as part of Bournville Heritage Weekend in September. This ancient building is beautifully restored and has been part of the ‘street scene’ in Bournville for many years. On the Heritage day, there was medieval...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thank you for the taking the time to review. It's great to hear you enjoyed visiting us during the Heritage Weekend. We hope to welcome you back to the museum soon!

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

First came here a few years back and brought some family members, they had a great time and really enjoyed it. I had a bit time to spare, so popped in for another look around, still a great place to visit, anyone visiting nearby Cadbury’s...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Its great to hear you enjoyed visiting us for the second time. We hope to welcome you back to the museum for your third visit sometime!

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

If ever you are in the bournville area near Birmingham, you need to go and see selly oak manor house. Its an old timber house which is hundreds of years old. Its fantastic. I was so impressed. You can go inside the house and to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Its great to hear you enjoyed your visit, next time feel free to pop into the museum and collect a free Bournville Village Trail which will give you information about all the key buildings in the...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We visited Selly Manor as part of the open day and really enjoyed our visit. There was medieval dancer's in the gardens and the manor is very impressive considering it was moved bit by bit to Bournville.

Date of experience: September 2018
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SellyManor, Manager at Selly Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We loved being part of Heritage Open Days and its great to hear you enjoyed visiting us. We look forward to welcoming you back to the museum soon.

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