Heritage Mews – 5 Star Gold Award self-catering cottage in Stratford upon Avon.
Heritage Mews enjoys a superb central yet peaceful location in Stratford-upon-Avon’s Old Town. It is within ten minutes’ walk from the town centre with its rich variety of historic buildings, Shakespeare’s Family Homes, beautiful riverside parks and gardens, the world famous Royal Shakespeare Theatre and many excellent restaurants, pubs, coffee shops, traditional tearooms and independent shops. Enjoy the delightful walk into town and to the theatre past nearby Holy Trinity Church (where you can visit Shakespeare’s tomb) and along the riverside footpath past an old pedestrian chain ferry and the celebrated Dirty Duck inn with a terrace overlooking the river. There are also peaceful riverside walks out into adjacent open countryside.
Heritage Mews is a beautifully appointed two bedroom cottage attaining a Visit England 5 Star rating and a Gold Award for “exceptional quality of accommodation and customer service”. Personally managed by the owners, the cottage is comfortably furnished and well equipped with thoughtful attention to detail throughout. Downstairs are an immaculate well-equipped kitchen and a sitting-dining room opening onto a delightful sunny and secluded courtyard garden, planted for colour and interest throughout the year. Upstairs are an elegant double bedroom with queen-size (5 foot) bed, an attractive single bedroom and a pristine white bathroom with a shower over the bath. A baby’s cot is available on request. There is free unlimited Wi-Fi internet access, a full HD smart Sony television and the added benefit of private off-street parking for two cars. With fully controllable central heating, high quality furnishings and luxurious cotton linen, the cottage is perfect for discerning couples or small families at all times of the year. You can check out our traveller rating and independent reviews on HomeAway.
Situated on the banks of the River Avon in the heart of rural Warwickshire, Stratford upon Avon is a beautiful market town steeped in history and culture – an ideal holiday destination at any time of year.
There are delightful walks through parks and gardens along the banks of the River Avon and boating, sight-seeing & restaurant cruises. You can cross the river on an old chain ferry – the last of its kind in Britain. Take a ‘City Sightseeing’ open-top bus tour of the town centre sights and nearby villages, visiting Anne Hathaway’s Cottage in Shottery and Mary Arden’s House in Wilmcote, a working ‘Tudor’ farm with costumed guides, rare breeds and falconry displays. In the town centre, visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace, his Schoolroom and the site of New Place, his last home. There is an award-winning daily guided Town Walk and lively markets every Friday and Saturday. A craft market takes place on Waterside every Sunday from spring until Christmas. Explore the nearby ‘Greenway’ walking and cycle trail – cycles can be hired there. See a play at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, enjoy an interesting back-stage tour, visit the Rooftop Restaurant and take a trip up the Theatre Tower.
Within a short drive are the beautiful Cotswold villages of Chipping Campden and Broadway, Warwick Castle and a number of National Trust properties, including Hidcote Manor Garden, Charlecote Park, Packwood House, Upton House and Coughton Court. The city of Oxford and Blenheim Palace are under an hour’s drive.
“A beautiful accommodation. We had a week full of interesting and marvelous moments and wonderful places. Thank you very much”.
“5-star accommodation & welcome. Every requirement has been anticipated & catered for – with a perfect location and sunny weather, who could ask for more”.
“A beautiful cottage. Excellent location. The RSC was fabulous. The accommodation was superb and the homely touches were appreciated.”