Adults and children can visit this 14th-century country manor saved from demolition in 1907 by George Cadbury
About This Deal
What’s included: one (1), two (2) or four (4) adult tickets, one (1) child ticket or a family ticket for up; to two adults and three children to Selly Manor
- The Selly Manor museum collection features a number of unusual items, such as:
- A tester bed dated 1592 which used to belong to Archdeacon Edmund Prys. Now, it is displayed with bedding and bed hangings replicated to imitate the bed’s appearance in its original form over 400 years ago
- Smoke jack, an 18th-century device using the energy from hot air going up the chimney to turn the spit for roasting meat
- The Grotesque Chest - a chest from late 16th century, decorated with fantastic creatures and mysterious beasts
- A 6-feet long set of mechanical jaws used as a trap for poachers
- Child tickets and family child entries valid for ages 4-16
- Free entry for children aged 3 years and under
- Opening hours: Tuesday–Friday, 2pm–5pm.
About Selly Manor
Selly Manor is a restored, 14th-century building and museum located in Bournville Village. Visitors can browse artefacts, learning about the site's history and ties to esteemed confectioner George Cadbury. The museum is famous for The Laurence Cadbury collection which comprises antique furnishings, armour, archives and decorative works. Guests can also explore Minworth Greaves, a cruck-framed medieval hall house and gardens featuring an impressive parterre. The manor also plays host to regular school visits and weddings.