Winterbourne House


Winterbourne provides a stimulating and relaxing environment for any style of event.

Offering a range of versatile meeting spaces, organisers’ can choose between the historic setting of Winterbourne House or the contemporary Nicolson Building - both boasting a range of flexible rooms fitted with free Wi-fi and all the latest in audio-visual technology.

All of the meeting rooms have a backdrop of Winterbourne Botanic Garden, home to striking colour-themed borders, a beautiful hazelnut tunnel, Woodland Walk and 1930’s Japanese Bridge and Tea House. As well as having access to the garden, the ground floor of the house is a heritage attraction – where delegates can delve into the rich history of Winterbourne, built for the prestigious Nettlefold family in 1903.

Holding an event

Our dedicated and experienced event team provides professional support planning events on any scale and can always create a package to suit your specific event needs.

What we can offer:

  • Unique venue hire minutes from the city centre
  • Bespoke conferences with tailored menus
  • An opportunity to experience Winterbourne’s beautiful Grade II listed house & garden
  • 10% discount in Winterbourne’s plant sales area

The Terrace Tea Room at Winterbourne House and Garden is a fully licensed venue, serving delicious light lunches and cream teas throughout the day, and available for hire in the evening.  To enter the tea room during the day, you will first need to pay for admission to the site. University of Birmingham staff and students enjoy free access on production of a valid ID card.

It also provides the perfect setting for an informal evening function, accommodating up to 100 people. The light and spacious room can cater for drink receptions or informal buffets and guests can enjoy the heritage rooms and use the Terrace - overlooking the stunning formal lawns and herbaceous borders.

The Garden can also be hired for exclusive use, making a perfect spot for product launches, location shoots and private functions - including naming ceremonies, anniversary parties and drinks receptions.  The tea room cannot be hired for exclusive use during it's normal day to day hours of operation.

The garden is a haven of peace and tranquillity, with over 3,000 plant species from around the world, providing colour and interest throughout the year. There is also a programme of public garden events each month including open days, special interest tours, local heritage days, music concerts and family events.

See the Winterbourne House and Garden website for more information about visiting to view the house and garden and see the Winterbourne House and Garden buffet menu for catering options available in these rooms.

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