Shakespeare Cottage

Short breaks from £525.30

At a glance

Three bed family friendly holiday cottage in the Stratford-upon-Avon

Sleeps Sleeps 6
Bedrooms Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms Bathrooms 2
WiFi WiFi
Pub nearby Pub nearby
Shop nearby Shop nearby
Town Town
Fireplace Fireplace
Courtyard/Patio Courtyard/Patio
Family friendly Family friendly
Non-smoking Non-smoking


Originally built-in the 19th century, Shakespeare Cottage is a stylish holiday cottage, which sleeps 6 guests, in three beautifully-appointed bedrooms, with two modern bathroom. On the ground floor you have a well-equipped kitchen, a stylish dining room, perfect for entertaining, and a warm and inviting living room with a cosy wood burning stove. At the rear of the property there is a tranquil courtyard garden with comfortable seating, a tranquil spot to relax and unwind during the summer months. The cottage occupies a fantastic location with all the amenities and attractions on its doorstep, guests can even walk to Shakespeare's birthplace!

This three bedroom holiday cottage in Stratford-upon-Avon is perfectly suited for those looking to get together with family and friends, exploring this historic town, the local countryside and eateries. The accommodation is laid out as follows:

Ground Floor

Sitting room
Cosy room with a wood-burning stove, Smart TV with Netflix (account holders only), three-seater sofa, two armchairs and two footstools

Modern design with direct access to the garden. Amenities include an electric oven, electric hob, small dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine, microwave, kettle, Bosch Tassimo coffee machine (initial supply of pods provided), cafetiere, toaster and radio

Dining room
Beautifully presented, dining table which comfortably seats six and an armchair

Toilet and wash basin

First Floor
Additional storage comprising of a cupboard with two hanging rails and a shelf is provided for Bedroom 2 and Bedroom 3 on the first floor landing

Master bedroom with ensuite (Sleeps 2)
Super king size bed, built-in wardrobe with a shelf above, chest of drawers, wall hooks, wall mounted Smart TV with Netflix (account holders only), small built-in dressing table with stool, hairdryer and two wall mirrors
Ensuite with walk-in rain shower, plus a separate handheld shower attachment, toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail

Bedroom 2 (Sleeps 2)
Super king size bed, wall hooks, small storage basket, hairdryer and large wall mirror

Bedroom 3 (Sleeps 2)
Double bed, wall hooks, two storage baskets, hairdryer and large wall mirror

Family bathroom
Roll top bath with overhead rain shower, plus a separate handheld shower attachment, toilet, wash basin, stool and heated towel rail

Enclosed courtyard garden with an outdoor coffee table, two chairs and two-seater sofa

Availability & Booking

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Floor Plan

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Booking & Payment

StayCotswold is a marketing agent and therefore does not own any of the cottages listed on our website. In terms of cleaning and maintenance, the properties within our portfolio are managed by a third party property manager or the property owner – your pre-arrival email will contain confirmation and contact details for the person managing your property. Bookings made via us form a legal agreement directly between you and the property owner.

For bookings commencing more than 8 weeks in advance, a 30% non-refundable deposit is required to confirm the booking. The balance payment is then due 8 weeks prior to arrival.

All payments are made subject to the cancellation policy set out in the standard Booking Conditions.

Location Information

Shakespeare Cottage is located close to the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon, a bustling market town steeped in character and history. Guests have a selection of well-regarded country pubs, eateries, tea rooms and boutique shops just moments from the doorstep! Why not enjoy an evening at The One Elm, Vintner's or Loxley’s restaurant and wine bar. For lunch or a coffee we suggest The Boston Tea Party or York's.
Catch a play at one of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s three theatres the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the Swan Theatre, which both share a building on Waterside, and The Other Place, which is a short walk away on Southern Lane. Best to book in advance.
For your shopping essentials, there are a variety of superstores located in Stratford-upon-Avon including Marks & Spencers, Tescos, Morrisons and Waitrose.
Stratford-upon-Avon is ideally situated in the Warwickshire, north of the Cotswolds, perfect for exploring things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon and other nearby towns and villages such as Warwick, Stow-on-the-Wold, Chipping Campden, Bourton-on-the-Water and Broadway.

The Finer Details

  • Bed linen and towels are provided (duvets and pillows are feathered)
  • Metered on street parking is available nearby, in addition to a number of long stay Pay & Display car parks 
  • 1 travel cot, 1 highchair and 2 stair gates are available on request (please bring your own linen for the travel cot, as this is not provided) 
  • 2 x stair gates are provided to be only be used on Bedroom 2 door, and the other at the bottom of the stairs
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Free WiFi 
  • Mobile phone reception excellent
  • 2 x Smart TVs with Netflix (guests to use their own login details for Apps)
  • Enclosed courtyard garden
  • Gas central heating system
  • Starter supply of wood provided for the wood burning stove from October to April only
  • The stairs are a little steep at the top and there are no window locks on the upstairs windows, this therefore may not be suitable for people with mobility issues and children should be supervised at all times
  • No candles or tea lights permitted
  • The smoke and CO detectors operate on a sound only basis and, therefore, those who have serious impairment of hearing may not be able to hear the alarm systems and could be at risk
  • No smoking or vaping is permitted throughout the property
Things to Note...
  • The maximum occupancy for this property is 6 guests. Infants do not count towards the occupancy figure, however, due to space restrictions the occupancy can only be exceeded by 1 additional infant
  • Hen and Stag parties are not permitted, though other same sex groups can enquire 
  • Events are not permitted without prior consent
  • A security deposit is required at this property
  • Check in is from 16:00 and check out is by 10:00
  • Please note that the only room suitable for the travel cot is Bedroom 2
Security Deposit

A security deposit of £250 is required for bookings at this property. This amount will be pre-authorised on your credit card 7 days prior to your arrival date and, providing no damage is reported, the pre-authorisation will be released 7 days after your departure. For the avoidance of doubt, guests are requested to leave the property in a reasonable condition, consistent with the property's appearance upon arrival.



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