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5 Star cottage in a superb peaceful location in central Stratford-upon-Avon.

Bedrooms 2
Space 667 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Luxury cottage with garden, parking and Wi-Fi in Stratford-upon-Avon's Old Town.

Heritage Mews is a beautifully appointed holiday home with Visit England 5 Stars and Gold Award for 'exceptional quality of accommodation and customer service'.

It is in an excellent peaceful location in Stratford-upon-Avon's Old Town, just a few minutes' walk to the town centre, restaurants, Shakespeare Houses and Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Close to Holy Trinity Church and the River Avon, you can enjoy delightful riverside walks into town or out into adjacent countryside.

The cottage is personally managed by the owners, ensuring the highest standards of quality and cleanliness. There is Wi-Fi and private parking for two cars - a real benefit in Stratford town centre. Downstairs is a well-equipped kitchen and comfortable sitting-dining room opening onto an attractive private courtyard garden - perfect for summer outdoor dining and a delight in all seasons. Upstairs is a bathroom and two elegant bedrooms, a queen-size double and a single, both with luxurious Egyptian cotton linen.

Heritage Mews has a beautifully maintained private courtyard-style garden, furnished with table and chairs and perfect for outdoor dining and relaxing. Planted for colour and interest throughout the seasons, it is a delight to look out onto at all times of the year. Visit our website for more photos - www.heritagemews.co.uk

Heritage Mews is perfectly situated to enjoy a holiday in Stratford-upon-Avon. The historic town centre with its beautiful architecture and unique atmosphere is just a short stroll away. Visit nearby Holy Trinity Church (you can see the spire from the cottage), one of Britain's most beautiful parish churches on the banks of the River Avon, and see Shakespeare's grave - two or three minutes' walk from the cottage. From here there is a delightful riverside walk to the town centre, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Bancroft Gardens. Or walk into town along Old Town past Hall's Croft, Shakespeare's daughter's home, and down Church Street with its half-timbered buildings. Enjoy Stratford's excellent shopping, with galleries, antique centres and interesting independent shops as well as well-known high street stores. Stratford-upon-Avon offers a fantastic choice of places to eat out - award-winning restaurants, bistros, pubs, cafes, coffees shops and traditional tea rooms. Relax at one of the many coffee shops and cafes in the town or on the water front. Take in the atmosphere at the famous Dirty Duck inn with a terrace overlooking the river. Cross the river on an old pedestrian chain ferry, the last of its kind in Britain. Walk across the Old Tramway Bridge and visit the Butterfly Farm. Take a fun City Sightseeing bus tour, which includes Anne Hathaway's Cottage in Shottery and Mary Arden's Farm in Wilmcote.

5 STAR SHORT BREAKS: Heritage Mews is perfect for an out of season break. We offer flexible Short Breaks from October to the end of May. With fully controllable central heating, double glazing and luxurious carpets, the cottage is warm and welcoming whatever the weather. PLEASE NOTE - Home Away automated estimates for stays of less than 7 nights are incorrect. Please see the notes below our availability calendar or visit our website for correct rental prices - www.heritagemews.co.uk

PRIVATE OFF-STREET PARKING FOR TWO CARS: Heritage Mews has two private off-street car parking spaces - a real benefit in Stratford-upon-Avon where parking on the narrow streets is restricted and often in high demand. One parking space is through the gate at the end of the garden - convenient for unloading your car. The second space is in an adjacent courtyard. Enjoy the convenience of parking your cars safely within the private mews and explore this beautiful historic town on foot. All the famous sites and attractions, shops and restaurants are a short stroll away.

EXTENDED PARKING: Make the most of your holiday with our extended parking. Guests who would like to arrive early in Stratford to spend time in town can park one car at Heritage Mews from 11am on arrival day and check in later after 3pm. On departure day, having vacated by 10am, you can park one car until 2pm. Extended parking is subject to availability - please request in advance.

More Details

Val Broke-Smith
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Stratford-upon-Avon in Stratford-upon-Avon

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 667 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The pristine white bathroom has quality fixtures and fittings, including an over bath shower, mirrored cabinet with lights, wall mirror and plenty of shelving. There is an extractor fan and a shaver point. Complimentary toiletries and high quality Eqyptian cotton towels and bath mats are provided - a bath sheet, bath towel and hand towel for each guest.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed , 3 ft bed. A wooden baby cot (crib) can be added on request.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 5 foot queen-size bed
  • Two elegant bedrooms (double with 5 ft bed, single with 3 ft bed) with wardrobes and ample drawer space. Both beds have comfortable pocket-sprung mattresses, quality duvets, pillows, throws and luxurious Egyptian cotton linen. Optional flat sheets and spare blankets are also provided. Each bedroom has a hairdryer, a DAB radio with iPod / MP3 connection, an alarm clock and a portable fan. COT (CRIB) & BABY EQUIPMENT: a 'Mamas & Papas' beech wood baby's cot (crib), with 2 sets of cotton cot linen, can be added to the single bedroom on request for an additional charge of £25 per week or short break. Other items of baby and toddler equipment, including a stairgate, high chair/booster seat and bath tub are also available on request; there is no additional charge for these. We have aimed to provide all the 'difficult to carry' items if you are travelling by air or train with your baby or toddler. Or just make life easier if you are travelling by car. Please enquire for more details.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • 3 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
PRIVATE OFF-STREET PARKING for two cars: one parking space is at the end of the garden. A second parking space is in an adjacent courtyard. PRIVATE COURTYARD GARDEN: the beautifully maintained courtyard garden is planted for colour and interest in all seasons. Whatever time of year you visit, it is a delight to look out onto. In summer, there is a profusion of colour with geraniums, cosmos daisies, clematis and fuchsias. Step outside from the sitting room and dine or relax in seclusion. There is sun from morning until late afternoon and a small tree provides shade if needed. In autumn & winter there are colourful pots of pansies and violas, clipped box trees and evergreens with berries. In spring daffodils, primroses and hellebores are in bloom. WI-FI BROADBAND INTERNET ACCESS: unlimited free internet access (wireless or cable connection) - password protected (with WPA encrytion) for security. PAYPHONE with free line to owners. Roberts digital radio/CD sound system with IPOD DOCK.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(39 traveller reviews)

5 Star cottage in a superb peaceful location in central Stratford-upon-Avon.
average rating of 4.8974357 based on 39 reviews

Superb and super clean!

  • 5 of 5

The house is very class to the centre of Stratford Upon Avon (about 10/15 min walk to most of the main sites.) It was super clean with lots of really thoughtful touches: lovely snacks and tea/coffee/fresh milk we're waiting for us when we arrived. I would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you liked our place and its location so close to the town centre and all the sites – ideal for a weekend break. We maintain and manage the property personally - thank you very much for the great comments.
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Wonderful Gem

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful find in very close proximity to Stratford. The property is very well maintained and equipped. Val and Simon were easy to deal with right from the initial enquiry and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the property to anyone else.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We very much appreciate your kind comments and recommendation - thank you!
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Perfect cottage, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is immaculately maintained, very well equipped and spotlessly clean. The owners are very helpful and met us on arrival to hand over the keys and give advise on the area. One of the best assets is its location, a flat 10min walk and you are either in the town centre or sat on the grass by the river outside the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. As others have mentioned we had fresh flowers in rooms and an excellent selection of refreshments on arrival.

We will be returning !!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great feedback. We are pleased you liked our place, including the location - ideal for exploring both the historic town centre and its beautiful riverside setting. Hope to see you again soon!
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A gem of a property.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have rented many holiday homes in the UK and although some descriptions proved too good to be true, this was certainly not the case at this house. It is an absolute gem - immaculate inside and out and superbly equipped, a delightful courtyard garden, and parking which can be accessed via latter. We rarely eat out preferring to support the local economy by shopping at farmers markets and at other local producers, to have a fully equipped kitchen was therefore a real bonus. Our thanks to Val and Simon for making up the bed with sheets and blankets. With so much to see and do in Stratford-upon-Avon and the surrounding area we very much hope we can return to this property.

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind comments. We are delighted Heritage Mews lived up to your expectations. We own and manage the property personally and enjoy providing a high level of quality and service to our guests. We are proud that this is recognised by Visit England (national tourist board), which has awarded Heritage Mews their highest 5 Star rating for self-catering and a Gold Award for “exceptional quality of accommodation and customer service” annually for the past 8 years. We look forward to welcoming you at Heritage Mews again soon.
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Wonderful stay in a superb property

  • 5 of 5

The house was very well appointed, very clean and comfortable. There was a welcome tray, a wealth of information and the nice touch of fresh flowers in every room. The garden was very attractive although unfortunately the weather wasn't good enough for us to sit out. On a fine day it would be perfect. The house is located in a very quiet area but close enough to the town for a gentle walk in on level ground. It has the advantage of two parking spaces. All in all it was the perfect home from home.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and appreciated everything Heritage Mews has to offer, including the spring flowers in the courtyard garden; it makes what we do a pleasure. We enjoy maintaining the garden so there is colour and interest all year round. We hope you will perhaps return and with finer weather so you can enjoy sitting out in the garden too.
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Lovely cottage in great location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, immaculate cottage in perfect location for exploring Stratford. We were made extremely welcome and the tray of goodies was a lovely surprise. We enjoyed a three night stay here with our toddler and the highchair, stairgate and baby bowls etc meant we did not have to bring our own. Would highly recommend staying here, fresh flowers in each room was a lovely touch. Lots of useful info about things to do in area also. Fantastic. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your Easter weekend and really appreciate your taking the time to write a review.
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Nearest Airport
46 Kilometres
Birmingham International
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
'The New Bulls Head', Bull Street, Old Town
Nearest Golf
2.6 Kilometres
Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club, Tiddington Road
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
M40 Junction 15
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Numerous, starting in Church Street in town centre
Car: not necessary

Stratford-upon-Avon is a beautiful riverside town steeped in history and culture - an ideal holiday destination at any time of year. Heritage Mews is close to famous Holy Trinity Church (where you can visit Shakespeare's grave) and the River Avon, within 10 minutes walk of the town centre, historic Shakespeare Houses, Royal Shakespeare Theatre and many excellent restaurants, cafes and bars, and interesting galleries and shops. Walk into town and to the theatres along the riverside footpath past an old chain ferry (the last of its kind in Britain) and the famous Dirty Duck inn with a terrace overlooking the river. Or stroll along peaceful riverside paths out into adjacent countryside. Explore the transformed Royal Shakespeare Theatre; take a Theatre Tour and a trip up the 36 metre high Tower. Enjoy a river cruise aboard an Edwardian launch. Take a City Sightseeing open-top bus tour of the historic town centre sites, Anne Hathaway's Cottage in Shottery and Mary Arden's Farm in Wilmcote. Within a short drive are the picturesque Cotswold villages of Chipping Campden, Blockley, Broadway and Stow-on-the-Wold. Also close by are Warwick Castle and many interesting National Trust houses and gardens, including Hidcote Manor Garden, Charlecote Park, Upton House and Coughton Court. The City of Oxford and Blenheim Palace are under an hour's drive.

Other Activities: Award-winning guided town walk; river cruises; motor and rowing boat hire; riverside trails; scenic flights, hot air ballooning; cycle hire and trail.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
April 2017 - see notes
8 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
April / May 2017 - see notes
29 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
May / June 2017
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
7 Jun 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Mid June 2017 - see notes
10 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Late June 2017 - see notes
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early July - see notes
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
July & August 2017
8 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2017 - see notes
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
October 2017 - see notes
30 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
November/December - see notes
4 Nov 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas & New Year 2017/18
19 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
January 2018
3 Jan 2018 - 2 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

PLEASE NOTE - HOME AWAY AUTOMATED QUOTES FOR SHORT BREAKS (less than 7 nights) ARE SOMETIMES INACCURATE. Our 2017 short break prices for up to 3 guests are as follows:

SPECIAL OFFER ~ £20 DISCOUNT (on prices shown below * ) FOR 1 or 2 GUESTS USING ONLY ONE BEDROOM ~ * applies to 2 & 3 NIGHT SHORT BREAKS in April and May 2017 ~
8 to 29 April: 2 nights *£295; 3nts *£400; 4nts £480; 5nts £555; 6nts £615
29 April to 27 May: 3 nights *£415; 4nts £500; 5nts £575; 6nts £640
7 to 10 June: 3 Night Special Offer ~ 3nts now £390 (were £430) for up to 3 guests.
17 to 24 June: 3 nights £450; 4nts £540; 5nts £625; 6nts £690
24 June to 1 July: 3 nights £470; 4nts £560; 5nts £650; 6nts £720
1 to 8 July: 3 nights £490; 4nts £590; 5nts £680; 6nts £750
2 September to 30 September: 3 nights £405; 4nts £490; 5nts £560; 6nts £620
30 September to 4 November: 2 nights £275; 3nts £370; 4nts £445; 5nts £510; 6nts £565.
4 November to 19 December: 2 nights £260; 3nts 350; 4nts £425; 5nts £485; 5nts £540 .
For more information about available baby equipment, hire of 'Mamas & Papas' wooden cot (crib), free off-street parking, local events and places of interest, please visit our website www.heritagemews.co.uk

OCCUPANCY & RATES: maximum occupancy is 3 named guests plus 1 infant age under 2 years sleeping in a cot (crib). Rates shown in the tables above are for up to 3 guests occupying the property. When there is a fourth infant guest, there is an additional occupancy charge of £15 for the first 2 nights plus £5 per additional night, or £40 per week.
PLEASE NOTE: Only those guests named on the booking form and booking confirmation are allowed in the property. Pets are not permitted. To ensure a smoke-free environment for all our guests, we let Heritage Mews to NON-SMOKERS ONLY.

SPECIAL OFFERS - please visit www.heritagemews.co.uk

We accept payments in £/GBP by cheque drawn on a UK bank, bank transfer and by credit or debit card via PayPal. NB: for PayPal payments there is an additional charge of 1.8% for UK payments and 2.3% for payments from outside UK, and for overseas bank transfers a £7 charge.

For our Terms & Conditions of Hire please visit www.heritagemews.co.uk.

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