One of Birmingham's finest timber-framed houses, Blakesley Hall was built in 1590 by merchant Richard Smalbroke.
The historic rooms are set out to reflect the Tudor and Stuart periods. Entry is by guided tours at times, see website for details.
Tudor style garden. Tearoom. Events programme. Tel. 0121 348 8120.
Open Apr-Oct, TWThFSSu & BH 1100-1600.
Bus 11C (11A return) from near station to 'Blakesley Road' stop, about 5 minutes journey. M-S about every 10 minutes, Sun every 15 minutes. For details see www.networkwestmidlands.com
The simplest walking route is along busy Station Road (the A4040) but I suggest following the alternative route highlighted on the map as this is mostly along quieter residential roads.