Wightwick Manor and Gardens, Wolverhampton

Experience the heart of Victorian luxury at Wightwick Manor and Gardens. Constructed in 1887, the manor captures 19th-century life in England with its antique furnishings and impressive collection of pre-Raphaelite artwork. Tour the numerous rooms, admiring the ornate decor, or wander the impressive gardens that surround the manor. Visit the manor’s tearoom to have a relaxing drink or pastry before leaving. To plan Wolverhampton vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • The first thing I learned was the pronunciation (wittick) not Wight as in Isle of Wight. Oops but I don't think too many heard me. We visited as we were on a narrowboat and it is only a few minutes wa...  more »
  • This is now one of my favourite NT properties. A wonderful house, art gallery ( including ceramics) and gardens. The only disappointment was the scone in the cafe, it was very dry!  more »
  • Can it be true that there are 4000 items to be catalogued and only 3300 have been so far? Did Sir Andrew Lloyd Weber have a tear in his eye when he stood before Burne-Jones painting 'Love among the Ru...  more »
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  • We're currently making the most of our National Trust Membership, and this has been on our list for some time. Car parking is a bit sparse, and there were few spaces left on the sunny Sunday when we arrived. It was more than worth it, as the grounds and house are simply magnificent. Despite being a Victorian building in its construction, the interior is an absolute delight. We both agreed that it's probably our favourite to date. Oh, and the tea room is well worth a visit. Home made cakes at a sensible price and an excellent flat white.
  • As we approached the property we were getting slightly worried about what we would find as it's setting is smack bang in the middle of houses. However we need not have worried as it feels just as remote and private as some of the Trust's large estates. We had a fantastic time exploring the gardens (we covered the orienteering course which ensures you get to see all 4 corners). The house was just as impressive and was enjoyed by all.
  • Enjoyed the guided tour of the exterior of the house. Beautiful textiles in several rooms in the house. The paintings in the art exhibition were surprisingly brightly coloured. We did enjoy them. Baby changing facilities in men's and women's toilets. Also additional children's toilet seat and step to stand on to wash hands. Children are even allowed to play with some of the toys in the nursery.
  • A Victorian family house stuffed with Fine examples of the work of William Morris, the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and their successors, with original Morris wallpapers and fabrics and De Morgan ceramics. A real treat. Owned by the National Trust but feels like the family home it remains in part.
  • Very interesting place to go. Lovely coffee shop with inside and outside sitting area. Nice little gift shop along with plants for sale. Beautiful garden.Recommended day out.

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