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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Stratford-upon-Avon, England your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a pretty and historic town in England should stay in Stratford-upon-Avon. Located in the county of Warwickshire, this is the home of William Shakespeare and has many things for visitors to see and do. Holidaymakers here will numerous places to stay including self catering accommodation, cottages and B&Bs.

Things to do on holiday to Stratford-upon-Avon, England

Holidaymakers staying in Stratford-upon-Avon will be able to try many different kinds of activities. The historic town and countryside are well worth exploring by hiking, cycling and horse riding. Tourists can get a different perspective of the town and surrounding area by taking a hot air balloon trip. The river offers visitors the chance to go swimming, canoeing or take a scenic boat ride as well as fishing. Golf fans will find plenty of good courses in and around Stratford including the 18-hole Stratford on Avon Golf Club. Other popular activities here include mini golf, tennis, mountain biking and bird watching. There are excellent bars, cafes and restaurants in the town serving a delicious selection of dishes from around the world. In addition to this, self catering holidaymakers will be able to buy food, drink and other provisions from shops in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Places to visit on holiday to Stratford-upon-Avon, England

Visitors to Stratford-upon-Avon will find many places of interest with great connections to the town’s most famous son – William Shakespeare. For example holidaymakers can visit the birth place of the famous writer, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the childhood home of his wife – Anne Hathaway. There are other buildings connected to Shakespeare that are well worth a visit such as Mary Arden’s Farm, Nash’s House & New Place and Hall’s Croft. The town also features impressive religious buildings such as the Holy Trinity church. Nature lovers and horticulturalists should pay a visit to Bancroft Gardens and the Butterfly Farm. The MAD (Mechanical Art & Design) Museum in Stratford-upon-Avon is a fascinating place to visit as well for those interested in science, art and engineering.

Weather in Stratford-upon-Avon, England

The warmest time of the year to visit this part of England is generally July and August when the average high is approximately 20 degrees centigrade. However, the driest weather tends to be during late spring, while November, December and January are the wettest months with an average of 600mm falling throughout the year.

Travel to Stratford-upon-Avon, England

Birmingham Airport (BHX) is approximately 40 minute’s drive from Stratford-upon-Aon via the M42 motorway. Flights arrive here from Amsterdam (AMS), Barcelona (BCN), Brussels (BRU), Dublin (DUB), Frankfurt (FRA), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) and Zurich (ZRH) amongst other airports. Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz and National are car rental firms located at the airport. In addition to this, trains run hourly to and from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon with London Midland Trains and there are also trains to London every two hours.

    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (8 reviews)
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    • 3 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 5
    Cottage #8169105
    8
    Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (40 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 3
      Cottage #426183
      40
      Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
        Exceptional! 5/5
        (17 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 2 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        Barn #6497923
        17
        Viewed 62 times in the last 48 hours
          Wonderful! 4.9/5
          (18 reviews)
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          • 3 BR
          • 4 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          Chateau / Country House #6729493
          18
          Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
            Exceptional! 5/5
            (32 reviews)
            avg/night
            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 2
            Apartment #8160235
            32
            Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
              Excellent! 4.4/5
              (8 reviews)
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              • 3 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 5
              Cottage #1781943
              8
              Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                Exceptional! 5/5
                (25 reviews)
                avg/night
                • 1 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 2
                House #8110570
                25
                Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                  (5 reviews)
                  avg/night
                  • 2 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Apartment #1994985
                  5
                  Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (12 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Cottage #8114455
                    12
                    Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                      avg/night
                      • 3 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Barn #4168081
                      Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                        Exceptional! 5/5
                        (6 reviews)
                        avg/night
                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Cottage #1838187
                        6
                        Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                          (9 reviews)
                          avg/night
                          • 2 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Apartment #90603
                          9
                          Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 2
                            Cottage #1990788
                            4
                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                              avg/night
                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 2
                              House #6942522
                              2
                              Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Apartment #6945228
                                1
                                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                  avg/night
                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Cottage #6862744
                                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Separate Toilet
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Cottage #8142464
                                    1
                                    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                      (6 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 5
                                      Cottage #6915157
                                      6
                                      Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 5
                                        House #6996249
                                        1
                                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                          avg/night
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Cottage #1844650
                                          4
                                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 3
                                            Cottage #6798979
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Apartment #1967111
                                                avg/night
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Bungalow #8252624
                                                1
                                                Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Cottage #1964004
                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                    Cottage #1637635
                                                      avg/night
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      Apartment #6824238
                                                      1
                                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Cottage #1965916
                                                          avg/night
                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Bungalow #1845130
                                                          1
                                                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            avg/night
                                                            • 1 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                            Cottage #1969059
                                                            Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Cottage #8122989
                                                              1
                                                                avg/night
                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                Cottage #1965192
                                                                Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Cottage #1969756
                                                                  1
                                                                  Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Cottage #1969022
                                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Cottage #1964005
                                                                      1
                                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Multiple rentals Barn #6089213
                                                                        1
                                                                        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                          House #6093041
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Cottage #6845710
                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                                              Multiple rentals Cottage #8143827
                                                                              1
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 5 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                                Cottage #1967537
                                                                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                                  Cottage #1683671
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                    Barn #8162638
                                                                                    2
                                                                                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • Separate Toilets
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Cottage #1861327
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Apartment #1976612
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                                          Cottage #6500428
                                                                                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Cottage #1961602
                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                                                              Cottage #6910650
                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                House #6972470
                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                  Multiple rentals Cottage #8143827
                                                                                                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                    Multiple rentals Barn #6089213
                                                                                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                      Cottage #1967185
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Great location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Beautiful apartment, modern and tastefully decorated. Easy walk into centre of Stratford upon Avon.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Lovely cosy cottage in great location with small private front patio.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The cottage is charming even from first sight. The little seating area at the front catches the sun all day and is great to have. The cottage has been well furnished and is spotlessly clean. Really felt ath home there.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017