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.
- Stratford Upon Avon, England
Full of character and historic charm, The dog-friendly Charlecote Pheasant Hotel is located just five miles from Stratford-on-Avon and has a glorious setting opposite the National Trust's stunning Charlecote Park, a grand 16c Century country house surrounded by its own deer park.£54Price per night from
- Warwick, England
First opened in 1788 The dog-friendly Globe in Warwick is situated on the corner of Theatre Street, between Warwick Castle and Market Place.£87Price per night fromPetsPyjamas Exclusive Package Available
- Stratford-upon-Avon, England
If you're after a dog-friendly destination that combines nature, history, and a spot of golf, look no further than Stratford Park, an inviting hotel with charm to spare.£120Price per night from
- Warwick, EnglandA lovely holiday home in the pretty Warwickshire village of Marton awaits your stay. Located down a quiet road next to the friendly owner’s home, this one-bedroom property has all the home comforts and is perfectly positioned to enjoy all the delights this great county has to offer. There is a wealth of country walks from the village so a great area to enjoy with your furry friends.
Draycote Reservoir is approximately 6 miles away and offers excellent Fly Fishing for Trout from its banks and fleet of boats and holds many competitions throughout the summer season, it also offers a lovely circular walk or cycle ride, a sailing club and it’s also a great spot for birdwatching. Southam for all your local amenities is under 5 miles away or head to Rugby, 9 miles which boasts a variety of designer and high street shops, restaurants and pubs, and is home to the green open spaces of Caldecott Park, Coombe Abbey Country Park and Brownsover Hall. The Victorian Spa Town of Royal Leamington Spa is 10 miles and is full of stunning Regency architecture and wide boulevards and boasts a unique shopping experience with over 500 independent boutiques, high street brands and health and beauty salons.
Centred around the River Leam, where you can hire a boat, there is much more to discover including historical walks, the spa at the Royal Pump Rooms or visit Jephson Gardens with its sub-tropical glasshouse. Warwick with its famous castle is just 12 miles away or a little further is Shakespeare’s Stratford Upon Avon (23 miles), where you can enjoy a full day out exploring the historic town, taking a trip down the river, seeing a play at the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre or finding out more about the Bard’s life as his birthplace is in the centre of the town. Just a half-hour drive will take you into the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where you can meander through country roads stopping off at picturesque points and country pubs along the way. The NEC, Coventry, Daventry and Northampton are all accessible within a half an hour’s drive.£55Price per night from
- 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.£81Price per night from
- King's Coughton, EnglandLocated in a quiet rural situation and tucked away up a farm track with beautiful views over the Alme Hills. Comprising of an annexe to the owner’s home, Sunrise offers a good standard of modern accommodation set on two levels. It is surrounded by fields which are ideal for walks, and fishing is available for carp and catfish with the owner’s permission. The Cotswolds, Warwick Castle and Malvern Hills are 30 minutes drive. Stratford-upon-Avon, 8 miles. Coughton Court, one of the great Tudor houses, and Ragley Hall, are just 5 minutes drive away. Shop 1 mile, pub 800 yards, restaurant ½ mile.£56Price per night from
- Alveston, EnglandA beautifully appointed Victorian cottage, with an ornamental Victorian fireplace, one of a pair, in the unspoilt Warwickshire village of Alveston, Bay Tree Cottage offers a fabulous holiday location for exploring the area. Just a short walk from the River Avon and about 2 miles from the historic market town of Stratford-upon-Avon, guests can leave their car behind and visit all the attractions of Shakespeare’s Stratford on foot (a 40-minute walk). Only a 15-minute minute walk from the village of Tiddington. Shop ½ mile, pub 100 yards.£194Price per night from
- 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.£210Price per night from
- Warwick, EnglandSet in glorious farmland down a tree-lined drive close to Shakespeare’s River Avon, these delightful adjoining properties, Cressida ref NMA, and Troilus ref NMB, have been restored by a professional architect designer to offer a holiday retreat for all seasons. The interiors have been converted in a contemporary manner whilst retaining their original charm, including their attractive exposed beams.
Cressida (NMA) is ideal for a family holiday as it has a double and twin bedroom. It has a beamed open plan living/dining/kitchen area with patio doors to the terrace. The double bedroom has a kingsize bed and there is also a twin bedroom, ideal for the kids! Troilus (NMB) is larger and has retained its character with a beamed open plan living/dining area and a modern kitchen. A mix of old and new throughout, the spacious conversion has 2 double bedrooms and 1 twin. Ideal for families or a group of friends wishing for a relaxing break. Light and airy, the views from the terrace stretch across the owner’s fields and give it a real secluded feel. Perfect for a few drinks in the evening! Both properties can be booked individually or together for larger groups and, as they are only 2 miles from the M40, they can be reached easily from the north or south making them ideal for family holidays or reunions.
Both have terraces which have views across the owner’s fields and an abundance of local wildlife, such as the friendly sheep, rabbits, hares, buzzards and monkjack to name a few. If you love getting close to nature this is the ideal place for you. Beautiful walks from the barns and cycling (adjacent Cycle Way 41). Not far from the local amenities, you can also explore the sights of nearby Warwick, Stratford-upon-Avon, Royal Leamington Spa, Kenilworth and Coventry (City of Culture 2021). All have a variety of excellent restaurants, interesting specialist shopping, museums and sights such as Warwick Castle and Shakespeare’s houses. There are 10 National Trust properties and the National Motor Museum at Gaydon, all within a 45-minute drive. The National Exhibition Centre (NEC) holds a huge variety of exhibitions and events. If you are exhibitors, this is a perfect place to stay as the NEC is only 30 minutes’ down the motorway. Warwick Parkway railway station is 4.5 miles to take the train to London, 80 minutes, and Birmingham, 23 minutes. Golf, tennis and riding available locally. Shops 3.5 miles, pub 2.5 miles.£88Price per night from
- 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.£51Price per night from