Stratford-upon-Avon Holiday Cottages

The historical market town of Stratford-upon-Avon is set on the banks of the River Avon and is full of characterful self catering holiday cottages and homes. Birthplace of William Shakespeare it will come as no surprise that there are plenty of Shakespearean experiences to be had.

With a choice of three Royal Shakespeare Company theatres you’re sure to find a performance to suit you. Not only can you catch a production of a well-known Shakespeare play, but there are often other shows on offer too such as Kate DiCamillo’s The Magicians Elephant. Real theatre lovers will most certainly want to take in an additional experience – maybe an unwrapped demonstration offering a look around the rehearsal rooms or a Director Talk with members of the company’s production team.

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Bumble Cottage

Bumble Cottage is a stylish two bedroom holiday cottage with a wealth of character and charm. Decorated in a contemporary style with modern facilities and a cosy wood burning stove, this idyllic retreat is perfect for a couple or small family looking for a relaxing break in the heart of the Cotswolds. The Cottage is also dog friendly!
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Blenheim Cottage

Blenheim Cottage is an exquisite holiday home finished in a contemporary style, with spacious living areas and a tranquil garden, complete with outdoor seating and a charcoal barbecue. Located in the heart of the Georgian market town of Woodstock, this fabulous property the perfect retreat for a small get together with friends and family.
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The Old Candle Shop

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Burghfield Cottage

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Cosy Corner

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Brook Cottage

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Blossom Barn

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Holidays in Stratford-upon-Avon

Beyond the theatres you will find Shakespeare all over the town. His restored 16th century birthplace is now a small museum which hosts various events throughout the year. Or, you could visit the childhood home of his wife, Anne Hathaway, were 13 generations of the Hathaway family lived.

Just outside Stratford-upon-Avon is the site where Shakespeare’s New Place once was which is now a garden that traces the outline of the former building and there are many specially commissioned pieces of artwork and sculpture to be found as you wander around the beautiful garden. There are many things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon, read on to discover more.

What to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

There are several quirky museums worth a visit too. At Tudor World you can find yourself experiencing many Tudor scenes to understand what life was like during the period, and even a spooky evening ghost tour! Or, maybe you’d like to discover the world of Mechanical Art and Design – MAD for short. If so then pop in to the MAD Museum and get your hands on the interactive displays which will remind you of everything from Wallace and Gromit to Scrapheap Challenge!

Nature lovers will enjoy a visit to Charlecote Park where you can wander through the acres of parkland spotting the wild deer as you go. The gardens are bursting with colour all year round with paths leading through Parterre, Long Border, Garden Court and the Woodland Garden. Bancroft Gardens on the River Avon was once were the townspeople grazed their animals and today it makes for a perfect picnic spot. Even in the colder months it is worth a visit to see the magnificent swan fountain and the Gower memorial where you can see statues of Shakespeare along with characters from his plays.

Where to eat in Stratford-upon-Avon

Packing in all of the sights in Stratford-upon-Avon certainly works up an appetite – fortunately the town has plenty of delightful cafes and restaurants to choose from. Along Church Street there are quite a few good restaurants one of which is No.9 Church Street where Chef Wayne, formerly of The Savoy and Claridges, serves an outstanding dinner menu. Another great dinner venue is Loxley’s restaurant and wine bar – a favourite with pre-theatre goers due, in part, to its location on historic Sheep Street, close to the towns theatres. At lunchtime make sure to visit the Best Café in town – The Boston Tea Party – which you will find directly opposite Shakespeare’s birthplace and visiting vegetarians should stop by the Plantarium Café for the best tasting coffee and amazing cakes.

With so many things to see and do it’s easy to see why so many of our guests book their second stay before they depart! If you’re looking for self catering holiday accommodation in Stratford-upon-Avon, browse our collection above, or to go further afield then take a look at all our Cotswold holiday homes.