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An atmospheric Elizabethan farmhouse that saved a King

Find out about the dramatic story of King Charles II hiding from Cromwell’s troops at Moseley Old Hall after he fled the Battle of Worcester in 1651.

See the bed on which the King slept and the priest hole in which he hid, and hear fascinating stories about what life was like in the 17th-century. You can soak up the atmosphere on one of our popular guided tours.

A variety of 17th-century plants, a fruit orchard and a striking ‘knot’ garden adorn the graceful gardens.

Treat yourself in our very popular tea-room, with homemade cakes and biscuits or a light lunch. We've also got lots of events, activities and demonstrations for all the family.

50 things to do

50 things to do

50 things to do before you're 11¾

What lies beyond our garden gate? Venture into our woodland to discover which of the 50 things you can do at Moseley. On the third weekend of every month we'll help you and your family tick some things off your list at our 'If you go down to the woods...' activity weekends.

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Rain or shine?

June is the best time to see our garden

Annual border in bloom in the garden at Moseley Old Hall

Moseley's garden stays true to the 17th century with period design and plants; June is when our annual borders bloom. Our gardener and volunteers are in Mondays and Wednesdays, come and find out more.