Afternoon Tea 1pm & 3 pm Seating
Join us in the Dining Room for Tea at Blithewold. Our informal Tea includes our custom-blended tea served alongside tea sandwiches, mini-pastries and scones.
Teas will be held during the week from Tuesday through Friday. There are two seatings each day, with tea times at either 1:00 pm or 3:00 pm. The Teas are not suitable for very young children under 5 yrs. old.
Tea is by reservation.
Prices for Tea include admission to the Mansion and Grounds
$25 Senior / AAA
$24 Military / Students
$18 Youths 6-17years
$6 Child 5 & Under
**No refund will be given if cancellation is received less than 24 hours prior to your reservation. We will gladly hold your seat 15 minutes after your scheduled tea time.**
Tea is being served at the following dates and times.
Wednesday, April 15
- Wednesday, October 07
Wednesday Walk-Around, a Guided Tour of Blithewold
Thursday, June 04
- Wednesday, September 30
Bristol Explorer Pass
Saturday, August 08
- Saturday, October 10
Saturday Strolls : A Guided Tour of Blithewold
Saturday, September 12
A Walk with the Director
Friday, September 25
A Sustainable Rose Garden
Thursday, October 08
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