Sir Thomas Holte: hero, villain, murderer, or simply misunderstood?

Who is the man behind the myths? Aston Hall was built in the 17th century for Sir Thomas Holte, the man with an incredible reputation, find out his side of the story as he takes you on a guided tour at 12noon.

Are you brave enough to ask if he chopped his cook’s head in two, or if he locked his daughter away in the attic?

Pre-booking is essential, we anticipate that this event will be very popular. Tickets are non-refundable.

The Stable Yard Café and gardens will be open from 11am until 4pm.

Meet Sir Thomas Holte Tour starts as 12.00noon and will last approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. After the tour feel free to explore this magnificent mansion at your leisure. The Hall closes at 4pm.

Please note that the majority of the rooms featured on this tour are accessed by climbing stairs.

This tour is part of a series of events for Birmingham Heritage Week; please see our What’s On page for other exciting tours and events.

Birmingham Museums Trust is a registered charity and money raised through visiting helps us care for beautiful buildings like Aston Hall.

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