Wightwick Manor and Gardens - National Trust

Wightwick Manor and Gardens - National Trust
Wightwick Bank
Wolverhampton
WV6 8EE
England

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wightwick-manor

E-mail

wightwickmanor@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

01902 761400

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One of only a few surviving examples of a house built and furnished under the influence of the Arts & Crafts Movement. The many original William Morris wallpapers and fabrics, Pre-Raphaelite paintings, Kempe glass and de Morgan ware help conjure up the spirit of the time. An attractive garden reflects the style and character of the house.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site, Museum, Heritage site

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

Standard charges in brackets
£9.15 (£8.30), child £4.50 (£4), family £22 (£20.10). Groups (15+) £6.80
Garden only: £4.50 (£4), child £2.20 (£2), family £13.20 (£12).

Discounts

  • National Trust
Getting there

Entrance to property from A454 Bridgnorth Road. Please go to Visitor Reception for tickets before approaching the house. For disabled parking, please go to Visitor Reception for guidance.

Additional info

Accessibility:
Designated parking. Level entrance. Ground floor accessible with assistance, 2 steps in hall (ramp available) and steps to kitchen wing. No access to other floors. Steps to shop entrance. Level entrance to ground floor tea-room. Space restricted. Overflow tearoom (until new facility opens Summer 2012) on upper floor.

Collection details

Decorative and Applied Art, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • William Morris wallpapers and fabrics, Pre-Raphaelite paintings, Kempe glass and de Morgan ware.
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Heritage Open Days 2014: Wightwick Manor & Gardens

  • 13 September 2014

Wightwick Manor was the haven of a romantic industrialist. With its timber beams and barley-twist chimneys, gardens of wide lawns, yew hedges and roses, rich William Morris furnishings and Pre-Raphaelite paintings, Wightwick is in every way an idyllic time capsule of Victorian nostalgia for medieval England. If you delve deeper, you will find stories of the remarkable politician, Geoffrey Mander, who fought social injustice and European Fascism and felt the need to share this unique property with the nation. More than 75 years since that gift, the magic and warmth of the home is as enthralling and enchanting as ever.

Admission

Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings. There is a self guided trail inside the church for children and their parents. Children are particularly welcome at the 2pm presentation. There also will be a play space.

Website

http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/directory/wightwick-manor-gardens1

Getting there

Entrance to property from A454 Bridgnorth Road. Please go to Visitor Reception for tickets before approaching the house. For disabled parking, please go to Visitor Reception for guidance.

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