About this property
Situated on the owners’ smallholding, only 5 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon, this converted barn is excellently located for guests who wish to really explore the local area, and is perfect for walkers, families or couples. Swallows Barn is a detached barn, stylishly converted to a very good standard, with its own fully enclosed area of garden containing an abundance of fruit trees - awash with blossom in the spring. Surrounded by open fields and countryside with many established public footpaths, guests can take a pleasant walk along the River Avon into Stratford, world famous as the birthplace of William Shakespeare. This historic market town offers guests the chance to visit many of the local attractions including Shakespeare’s birthplace, Anne Hathaway’s cottage, Mary Arden’s farm and also the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Theatre which sits right on the banks of the picturesque River Avon. Also great for a shopping trip, there are plenty of top quality boutiques, shops, tea shops, restaurants, bistros and pubs to explore and enjoy. Within an easy drive are historic Warwick, with its ancient castle and grounds, as well as Royal Leamington Spa, Kenilworth, Droitwich Spa, Alcester and Henley-in-Arden. A little further afield guests will find the magnificent cathedral cities of Worcester and Oxford as well as Regency Cheltenham, with its racecourse, Birmingham NEC, Chipping Norton, Banbury, Evesham and Bicester. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.