Use Places & People to search over 6,600 parks and gardens in the UK and 2,100 biographies of people associated with them. Image location: Bedgebury National Pinetum

Learn about the rich heritage of parks and gardens in Topics.
Image location: Powis Castle

Follow News & Events, updated regularly with the latest information affecting historic parks and gardens. Image location: Sheffield Botanical Gardens

Visit the Schools for ideas and activities to encourage the interest of children and young people in their local parks. Image location: Trentham

Join us as a volunteer and Research & Record historic parks and gardens in your area.
Image location: Cirencester Abbey

View the Illustrated Glossary which provides definitions and accompanying images for terms and concepts associated with historic parks and gardens. Image location: Pannett Park

This site is NOT open to public.

Loading...

Brief description of site

Billesley Manor is a Jacobean moated manor house dating from 1610 to 1620. The estate suffered during the 18th and 19th centuries before being 'rescued' in 1905. At this time Detmar Blow added to the house. Fragmented remains of the moat are still evident. Since 1971 the house has been an hotel and country club. The grounds are open to guests at the hotel.

Location information:

Address: Billesley Manor Hotel, Billesley, Alcester, Warwickshire , B49 6NF

Locality: Stratford-on-Avon

Local Authorities:

Warwickshire; Stratford-on-Avon; Billesley

Historical County: Warwickshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 151 Grid Ref: SP146567
Latitude: 52.2083 Longitude: -1.78776

Directions:

West of Stratford-on-Avon, to the north of the A46

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: hotel

Site first created: 1610 to 1620

Main period of development: Early 17th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 4

Print preview