Known as being the 'heart' of Shakespeare's England, the county of Warwickshire offers the perfect mix of natural beauty, history, and entertainment. Amongst the wonderful landscape are some of Britain's most interesting places, including Stratford-Upon-Avon, Royal Lemington Spa, and Warwick; all rich in culture and history. With plenty to see and do, it's the ideal place for you and your furry friend to discover together.
- Barford, EnglandYour secluded private garden makes a perfect sun trap, and you are welcome to share our inspirational riverside plot which combines a 20-year conservation project with producing food, firewood and electricity. An acre of island on the River Avon showcases sustainable, wildlife friendly living in practice, with a hydroelectric generator on the old mill site, and with sitting out points chosen to show off the river and its abundant birds, flowers, fish and (if you are lucky) kingfishers and otters.
The village has two pubs, one Gastro, one Indian, and an exceptionally well-appointed community run shop. Warwick is 5 minutes away and Stratford on Avon 15 mins.£46From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Evesham, EnglandNew Inn House has been furnished with very good quality fitted bathrooms and high pressure showers with underfloor heating, and occupies a quiet, rural location. This spacious holiday property commands uninterrupted views over the surrounding countryside towards the Cotswolds Hills and stands adjoining the owners’ home in grounds of nearly 5 acres. Comfortable, it is well equipped with grounds comprising extensive terracing, south-facing sitting-out areas, and exclusive use of an all-weather hard tennis court and an outdoor heated swimming pool, as well as a full-size pool table and children’s play area with 14ft trampoline, swings and a slide.
Perfectly placed for exploring the Cotswolds and its many delights and family attractions, it is within easy reach of Stratford-upon-Avon. A town brimming with half-timbered buildings, there are many interesting sights associated with Shakespeare to be seen; the Holy Trinity Church, and the Bard’s last resting place, Guild Chapel, Hall’s Croft and New Place all make for interesting visits, as does Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the adjoining Swan Theatre. New Inn House is also ideal for visiting Cheltenham, and the Gustav Holst Museum, Evesham – reputedly Lady Godiva’s site of burial, and Tewkesbury.
In addition to the many historic Cotswold villages and towns, the surrounding countryside is excellent terrain for walking; a climb to the summit of the Worcestershire Beacons affords marvellous views of lush green Hereford and the flat expanses of the Severn Valley. Golf 4 miles. Superb fishing in Evesham. Two pubs within walking distance. Shop ½ mile.£230From price per night based on 7 night stay