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.
- Evesham, EnglandVisit England ROSE award winner 2018
Set on the outskirts of one of Worcestershire’s most beautiful villages, Elmley Castle, nestling below the northern slopes of Bredon Hill in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Lodge at Elmley Meadow is situated on a small holding with sheep and chickens, and is attached to the discreet and friendly owners’ home, with views to Bredon Hill. With a cosy open plan living, dining and kitchen area with a wood burner to relax in front of on a chilly evening, a downstairs double bedroom and shower room and a large private courtyard to enjoy eating al fresco. It is an ideal property for all the family including your four-legged friends, who have use of an enclosed field in the owners’ grounds. The property is on an 18-mile cycle route known as ’around the hill’ which encircles Bredon Hill and goes through local villages, there are several footpaths in the area, including one which starts at the property, at the end of the drive.
The village of Elmley Castle has a beautiful tree lined main street with many black and white and old red brick cottages, with a pub at the end which is only half a mile from the lodge. The 11th-century Norman and Medieval castle, where the village derives its name, has long since disappeared but the earthworks still remain in the nearby deer park. The nearby market towns of Pershore and Evesham have a range of shops, restaurants and pubs and are only 3 and 5 miles away, and can also be accessed by the local bus route which departs from outside the village pub.
Within 8 miles you can find yourself in the Cotswolds where you can visit beautiful towns and villages including Broadway, 8 miles, Moreton-in-Marsh, 17 miles, and Stow-on-the-Wold, 19 miles, where you can find quaint high streets and fantastic eateries. There is so much more to discover close by including the cathedral city of Worcester, 13 miles, the historic riverside town of Tewkesbury, 13 miles, the Malverns, with their magnificent hills and popular festival theatre, 19 miles, and the regency town of Cheltenham made famous from its horse racing festivals, 18 miles. Shop 3½ miles, pub and restaurants ½ mile.£84From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Stratford-upon-Avon, EnglandBrand new for 2022 are these 2 newly built spacious cottages. Surrounded by rolling countryside to the front and back of the cottages, these are perfect for a quiet getaway. Your neighbours include a field of Alpacas behind the garden and at a certain time of the year you may be lucky enough to see the new babies! The open plan ground floor provides sociable living where you can cook up a lovely meal in the well-equipped kitchen or enjoy a cosy evening in front of the log burner. Step outside into the garden where you can enjoy the bubbles in the private hot tub or simply take in the sunshine on the patio whilst sipping a glass of your favourite tipple. There will be no arguing who gets the best bedroom as both rooms are spacious, have a zip and link bed for versatile sleeping arrangements and enjoy their own en-suite.
The village of Oxhill lies in the rolling countryside of south Warwickshire close to the border of Oxfordshire and the North Cotswolds in the area known as the Vale of the Red Horse. There is a lovely village pub within walking distance which offers lunchtime and evening meals. It’s in a great location to see many different areas and attractions as lies halfway between Stratford Upon Avon and Banbury. The village enjoys a local pub, and more amenities can be found in neighbouring Tysoe or into Kineton. The beautiful towns and villages of the North Cotswolds can be reached in approximately 10 minutes’ drive where you can explore Chipping Norton, Moreton-in-Marsh, Stow-on-the-Wold or Woodstock, home to Blenheim Palace.
The National Trust’s Upton House and Gardens, Charlecote Park, Farnborough and Hidcote are all within easy reach. Compton Verney is just over 5 miles away where you can discover the art gallery with its many collections and exhibitions and enjoy the park with its labyrinth, bird hide, pond dipping and playground. For more outdoor fun, head to Burton Dassett Hills the perfect country park for walks, flying a kite or eating a picnic whilst admiring the views of rolling hills and open countryside.
Within 20 - 30 minutes’ drive are the market towns of Banbury and Royal Leamington Spa which are full of high street and independent shops, pubs, cafés, and restaurants. Also, a similar distance is Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick with its famous castle and a little further Bicester Village, famous for its shopping village.
These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 8 guests.£115From price per night based on 7 night stay