Shakespeare's Stratford upon Avon is a bustling town with an abundance of tourist facilities including many restaurants and places for accommodation including hotels, bed and breakfast (b&b's), inns, and self-catering cottages. The town, as you might expect in the holiday season, is alive with tourists from around the world paying pilgrimage to William Shakespeare.
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ALVESTON MANOR HOTEL
Set in the heart of Shakespeare Country, and bordering the beautiful Cotswolds, the historic Macdonald Alveston Manor Hotel and spa sits in peaceful private grounds just 5 minutes' walk from Stratford-upon-Avon.
With ample free parking and a host of meeting and function rooms, this elegant manor house is ideal for business executives needing thinking space. Or for couples seeking a romantic weekend, where better to pop the question than under the hotel's famous cedar tree, rumoured to have seen the first performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream?
Whether you come to Stratford on business or a family celebration, for the theatre, shopping, spa treatments or hundreds of local activities on offer, we'll make sure you have a great time.
If you are travelling to Stratford for a theatre break and require theatre tickets, please contact our Concierge in advance.
Situated opposite the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre, The Arden Hotel offers free private parking and luxury marble bathrooms, with a central location in historical Stratford-upon-Avon. The property is part of the Eden Hotel Collection which has been awarded AA Small Hotel Group of the Year 2014 - 2015.
All of the refurbished rooms feature modern en suite bathrooms, flat-screen TVs and tea and coffee making facilities. Luxury bathrobes and free designer toiletries are also provided. Some rooms have scenic views of the River Avon.
The stylish Waterside Brasserie serves fresh and creative dishes, whilst the contemporary Champagne Bar offers classic cocktails in sophisticated surroundings. The exclusive Club Bar features a private riverside terrace, and serves a light menu.
The Arden Hotel has a guest lounge with comfy sofas and an open fireplace, and there is also a garden with a terrace. Free Wi-Fi is accessible throughout the hotel, and a 24-hour reception service is also available.
Located on the banks of the River Avon, The Arden Hotel is just 2 minutes’ walk from The Falstaffs Experience. The Church of the Holy Trinity, Shakespeare’s resting place, is 5 minutes’ walk away. Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse is just 1 miles away.
Hallmark Hotel Stratford upon Avon - Welcombe Hotel Spa & Golf Club features an 18 hole, par 70 golf course. Located on the outskirts of the beautiful town of Stratford upon Avon, just 5 minutes from the M40. Complimentary parking is provided.
The Welcombe Spa features thermal experience rooms, a vitality pool and heated loungers, along with Elemis and Clarins treatment rooms (advance booking recommended). Tennis courts are also on offer.
Built in 1866, the 4-star Hallmark Welcombe Hotel has had a £2.5 million refurbishment and features an impressive lounge, with a large marble fireplace, chandeliers and period furniture. It also has a Green Tourism Award.
With air conditioning, the spacious rooms at the hotel are decorated in modern colours and feature TVs with Sky Sports. Rooms also include a work desk, tea and coffee-making facilities and bathrooms with a bath, shower and hairdryer.
The hotel is 2 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon, which boasts many tourist attractions including the Royal Shakespeare Company and Stratford Racecourse.
Welcome to Uplands House – a charming and inviting Cotswold home
Uplands House near Banbury is a luxury five star bed and breakfast with a Gold Award, overlooking a Cotswold area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the heart of England.
Near to Moreton-in-Marsh, Stratford-on-Avon, Chipping Campden, and Warwick Castle, it provides the perfect base for visiting many of the wonderful events and attractions in the local area.
Your hosts, Poppy and Graham provide the very best in English country house hospitality. The watchwords here are a very warm welcome, friendliness, kindness, comfort, and good food. Guests normally arrive in time for for tea, served with delicious home made cake, either by the fire in the Winter or on the terrace in Summer.
The en-suite bedrooms at Uplands are sumptuously furnished and very comfortable, guaranteeing a thoroughly restful night’s sleep. Guests are also invited to use the garden terrace and the drawing room, both are ideal places for relaxing.
Most of our visitors eat with us on their night of arrival and you may wish to really treat yourselves to the fine dining experience that awaits you at Uplands House.
A proper Warwickshire breakfast is served in the mornings at a time of your choice.
If you don't want to go anywhere, enjoy in the garden, play croquet on the lawn, or
sit and watch the many species of birds with a peaceful backdrop of grazing sheep.
Room rates are from £110.00 per room per night for two sharing fully inclusive of breakfast. Single occupancy is available - see our website for comprehensive information.
A four course
dinner is £35 per person.
A two course supper is also available at £20.00.
Payment is by cheque, cash or credit card and we ask for a non returnable deposit
of 50% of the first night's booking when the reservation is made.
Please note that Uplands House is a non-smoking establishment.
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Larkrise Cottage is set in the beautiful countryside surrounding Stratford-upon-Avon
We are conveniently located only 3 miles from the town centre and it is an ideal base for those who wish to explore the world of William Shakespeare. Mary Arden’s house, once the home of Shakespeare’s mother, is within a 15-minute pleasant walk or a bus ride.
This venue makes an ideal stop-over for those visiting the theatre, also appealing to walkers or cyclists. Nearby are many fine old country pubs offering home cooking and real ales.
You wake up to beautiful views of the sunrise over the Avon valley and the rolling Cotswold hills. Enjoy a full traditional English breakfast with our own free range eggs and local produce.
Other diets can be catered for on request.
This old gamekeeper’s cottage offers a tranquil retreat, away from the bustle of suburban life, with excellent linking roads to Warwick, Kenilworth, Leamington Spa and other towns
of the Midlands. Key events at Stoneleigh’s Royal Showground and Birmingham’s NIA and NEC are easily reached via motorway.
There are two rooms available including breakfast
: Hammond Suite:- Double en suite room - £60.00 per night
Heath Suite:- King Sized Double or Twin en suite - £60.00 per night
Single occupancy of either suite - £38.00 per night
Each room has its own private bathroom, tea and coffee making
facilities and remote-controlled TV.
Welcome - delightfull peacefull village location near Stratford-upon-Avon
Welcome to the peace and quiet of a country bed and breakfast close to Warwick, Stratford upon Avon (10 miles) and Royal Leamington Spa.Set in rural Warwickshire, Church Hill Farm offers quality accommodation within the heart of the delightful village of Lighthorne. All our rooms have ensuite bathroom, TV & hospitality tray, beamed ceilings, antique furniture and free and fast wifi. Prices include breakfast and onsite parking.
There are three spacious rooms in the house - two doubles and one twin.
The historic Cruck farmhouse is grade II listed, dating back to the 15th century. It has been a family home for hundreds of years and contains fine antique furniture.
Your stay includes a home-cooked breakfast using locally produced ingredients - the farm's free range chickens providing fresh eggs of course!
Church Hill Farm prides itself on giving guests personal attention and/or privacy as required.
TV & Hospitality Tray
Free & Fast WiFi
Free Onsite Car Parking
For a longer stay, or if you prefer self-catering, take a look at our suites on our website.
Double / Twin Room from £80.00; Single Occupancy from £50.00 (weekends £80 )
Family Room from £110 per night (contact for details)
Amazing find in the countryside!We were absolutely blown away with the extremely friendly and accommodating reception and amazing views. We also felt it was fantastic value for money. Would recommend it to anyone. Thanks for a lovely stay.
Church Hill Farm
Warwickshire CV35 0AR
Magnificent Georgian mansion Hemmingford House, set in three acres of grounds, is ideal for a budget family break. The Grade II-listed hostel is only two miles from Shakespeare’s birthplace with easy access to historic Stratford-upon-Avon. See performances by the world renowned Royal Shakespeare Company or visit nearby Warwick Castle, one of England’s finest Medieval castles, both great educational options for school trips.
Fully refurbished in April 2013
Short distance from the awe inspiring Warwick Castle
New café & renovated bar
Alternative accommodation in Camping Pods (Dog Friendly)
Stratford-upon-Avon has a surfeit of selling points whatever the season. Whether it’s the Museum of Mechanical Art & Design (MAD), Tudor World or the costume displays in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre tower, there’s an exhibition to suit all interests. When you walk around the town centre, lift your gaze above the shop fronts off Bridge Street and you’ll see what the town might have looked like in Tudor times.
FREE WI-FI available in communal areas for guests!
Part of an 18th century water mill in the quiet Warwickshire village of Tredington, Puddle Cottage is in a charming riverside location with its own secluded garden and steps leading down to the mill stream.
Recently completely restored, this well-appointed cottage is on the edge of the Cotswold Hills and ideally placed for exploring Shakespeare Country. Tredington is surrounded by quiet countryside in a conservation area. It has a mediaeval church filled with reminders of centuries of history, remarkable period architecture, and a pub with comprehensive food menu and garden. The village also has a children’s playground.
The historic Market Town of Shipston-on-Stour is two miles away for restaurants, take-aways, pubs, supermarkets, banks, post office, chemist, a leisure centre, and many small shops for fresh produce.
Access is easy from the M40 at Warwick or by rail – stations at Moreton-in-Marsh (for London) and Stratford-on-Avon (for Birmingham) are both eight miles away. Tredington is on the local bus route.
In this peaceful retreat, French windows open onto a courtyard garden with a table and chairs – the perfect spot to catch the sun and enjoy an evening drink with an unspoilt view that can include anything from kingfishers to swans, herons and even sometimes otters. The mill stream means that Puddle Cottage is not suitable for unsupervised children, but well behaved pets are welcome.
The centrally heated, non smoking accommodation retains many original features including exposed beams. It is on three floors. There is a fully fitted kitchen (electric hob and oven), dining area seating four, and lounge space with a widescreen TV on the ground floor. The first floor sleeps two in a double room with a separate shower room/WC. On the top floor there is a twin/double bedroom sleeping two, connecting to an en-suite bathroom, with a shower over the bath.
See our Web site for more details and pictures, together with prices and availability.
Features as follows:-
● Sleeps four ● Off-road parking for one car ● Pets welcome ● No smoking ●
● Central heating ● Duvets with linen & towels ● iPod docking/DAB radio ●
● TV ● Washing machine & tumble drier ● Dishwasher ● Microwave ● WiFi
Tariff: from £300 per week – shorter breaks possible
Sally & Jonathan Ward
The Mill, Tredington, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 4NQ
This unique accommodation was once the dry-loading bay for a historic water mill and retains original features including exposed beams and huge mill windows. The peaceful Warwickshire village of Tredington is ideally situated between the Cotswolds and Shakespeare country, with ten National Trust properties and many other artistic and cultural centres within 20 miles.
The large rooms are very light and airy and fully central heated, so they feel cosy even in mid-winter. All rooms have exceptional views either up to the church or over the mill pool. The accommodation is on two floors: The living room, kitchen/dining room, and WC are on the first level. On the next floor there are one double and one twin/double bedroom. The bathroom has a shower over the bath.
Bring your canoe and go for a paddle or take a bottle of wine up to the weir and watch out for the local wildlife, the island is yours – with the odd chicken or two!
Tredington village is surrounded by quiet countryside in a conservation area. It has a mediaeval church filled with reminders of centuries of history, remarkable period architecture, and a children’s playground. The pub has a comprehensive food menu and garden.
The historic market town of Shipston-on-Stour is two miles away – for restaurants, take-aways, pubs, supermarkets, banks, post office, chemist, a leisure centre, and a wide variety of small shops.
Access is easy from the M40 at Warwick. There are nearby rail stations – both Stratford-on-Avon (for Birmingham) and Moreton-in-Marsh (for London) are only eight miles away. Tredington is on a local bus route.
Owners, Sally and Jonathan, live next door. We are happy to help with enquiries or local information, and welcome Pool View residents into the garden. We will always respect your privacy. Children are welcome - but they do need to be supervised near the river.
See our Web site for more details and pictures, together with prices & availability. We can be flexible on dates for longer/shorter stays when possible.
● Sleeps four ● Off-road parking for one car ● Friday changeover ● WiFi
● Central heating ● Bed linen and towels ● TV ● iPod docking ● DAB radio ● Dishwasher ● Microwave ● Fridge Freezer ● Washing machine/tumble drier ● No Pets ● No Smoking
Tariff: from £300 per week – shorter breaks possible
Sally & Jonathan Ward
The Mill, Tredington, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 4NQ
5 Award winning self catering farm cottages nesting in 600 acres of peaceful and historic farm land in the heart of Shakespeare's Warwickshire
Positioned amongst 600 acres of beautiful Warwickshire farmland in the quiet and historic village of Knightcote, where you can wander endlessly spotting badgers, deer, butterflies and birds, whilst enjoying the outstanding views of the landscape and Burton Dassett Hills beyond.
Each cottage is cosy and comfortable and designed so that you can feel at home and relax as soon as you arrive.
The bespoke kitchens have all been individually designed and hand crafted in solid oak or ash, and are extremely well equipped with fridge freezer, washer/dryer, gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher and microwave and food processor. Each cottage has a DVD player and each bedroom and lounge has a colour television with plenty of games and toys provided to amuse all.
The showers are high-pressure and the towels are soft and fluffy. Exquisite French antique or country pine beds with a high quality sprung mattress are great to end you day on. Cot and highchair provided free if required.
This picturesque 17th-century inn is situated in Stratford-upon-Avon, 10 minutes’ walk from the rail station. The Shakespeare Hotel offers 4-star accommodation, free Wi-Fi and charming rooms.
Guest can dine in the adjoining Marco Pierre White New York Italian, where inspiration from Marco’s Italian heritage and his love of New York merge on the menu, seeing pasta and risotto sit alongside burgers and steaks.
The hotel is just 350 yards from Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Schoolrooms, New Place, the RSC theatre and local shops.
It is just a 5-minute walk to the High Street, with its theatre, shops and restaurants.
This is our guests' favorite part of Stratford-upon-Avon, according to independent reviews.
Moreton-in-Marsh is a well known Cotswold market town and is 16 miles from Stratford and an ideal base for which to tour not only the Cotswolds but also Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and Blenheim Palace at Woodstock. The riverside market town of Evesham is 13 miles from Stratford and is ideally placed for touring southern Worcestershire including Worcester, northern Cotswold villages and also Tewkesbury and Winchcombe's Sudeley Castle.