Where we are
This is Shakespeare country, on the edge of the Cotswolds. 1 hour from Birmingham, 2 from Central London.
Nearest train stations are Moreton-in Marsh from London Paddington, Stratford-Upon-Avon from London Marylebone and Birmingham.
Local buses run regularly from Stratford and our bus-stop is at the turning to Talton Mill café and butchery on the A3400.
Local tourist hot spots are Warwick Castle, Kiftsgate, Hidcote, Compton Verney, as well of course as Stratford itself.
The theatres as well as Shakespeare's birthplace, Mary Arden's house and Ann Hathaway's cottage.
Hidcote Gardens & Manor
Well known gardens renowned for being divided into separated garden areas divided by hedges and walls with long vistas like corridors and hidden areas you come across serendipity.
Beautiful panoramic garden with a dramatic view on a steep hillside landscape.
Pubs, cafés and eateries
The White Hart - 5 minutes walk.
The Bell at Alderminster - A longer walk.
The Fuzzy Duck - 5 minutes cycle ride away or a lovely back route circular walk.
The Howard Arms (Ilmington)- 20 minutes cycling. or 1hr15 walk
The George Bar and Restaurant in Shipston - 20 minutes cycling.
Black Swan (Dirty Duck) - Stratford-Upon-Avon
The Plough Inn - Stretton-on-Fosse
The Ebrington Arms - Ebrington 40 minutes cycling.
Chequers at Ettington
Whichford Pottery & Straw Kitchen - Fabulous well priced food in amazing walking country with a famous pottery next door
Long bike ride, bus or short drive away
Waxworks, archery demonstrations and mock battles in large grounds and a castle that takes some exploring from ramparts inwards.
Galleries, pubs, hotels .