Bidford On Avon

The Pleck, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4BB
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Bidford-on-Avon is a large riverside village on the River Avon

Nearby Stratford Upon Avon boasts many restaurants including Lambs of Sheep Street and the rooftop restaurant of The RSC as well as lots of coffee places including the Four Teas based on the 1940s. There's also Shakespeare's birthplace, Anne Hathaway's Cottage and the Mad Museum. There are lots of shops on the high street and the new cinema. Royal Shakespeare Theatre- this major British Theatre produces around 20 productions a year, not only from Shakespeare's plays, but also new work from living artists.

Aqueducts- Edstone is the longest canal aqueduct in England, and the second-longest in Great Britain. The length of the iron trough is 497 ft. It is 10 mins walk away from the Marina

The old riverside market town of Evesham is situated in the centre of the famous horticultural Vale of Evesham - the fruit and vegetable basket of England. Evesham has a few elegant Georgian buildings and half-timbered houses

The Cotswolds is an expanse of gently sloping green hills and ancient, picturesque towns and villages in south-western and west-central England. It is a designated as an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the largest in the country, and its quintessentially English charm . The Cotswolds are particularly famous for its ancient honey-coloured limestone, which was used to build the villages and bustling market towns.

Pershore is known for its Georgian architecture and interesting to note that most of the premises in Bridge Street and Broad Street are listed buildings.

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Address : The Pleck, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4BB

By Road : Approaching from the South West, Gloucester - Evesham on the A46 - or from the North West, Birmingham, Redditch, Alcester join the A46 towards Evesham. Take the B439 signposted to Bidford, on entering the town there is a fuel garage on the right then a Budgens supermarket on the left. Opposite the Supermarket turn into Holland Close and follow the map below to your boat. Coming from Stratford upon Avon follow signs for Stratford Racecourse, continue on the B439 "Evesham Road" to Bidford. On entering the town keep straight on the B439 until Budgens Supermarket appears on the right. Holland Close is opposite the supermarket, take this road and follow the map below to your boat.

By Rail : Stratford upon Avon railway station is a short taxi ride to the marina (7 miles) or 15 minutes by car

By Air : Nearest airport is Birmingham- From Birmingham International airport take the train to Birmingham New Street station (15 mins journey) then train from Birmingham Moor Street (short walk from New Street) to Stratford-upon-Avon - 53 mins journey. Plan your journey on website also

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Route Name Route Type Days Cruising Hours Locks
Stratford on Avon home of Shakespeare from Bidford on Avon Few Locks 4.00 9.00 14
Cotswolds to Tewkesbury from Bidford on Avon Short Break 5.00 22.00 20
Cotswolds towns along the River Avon from Bidford on Avon Weeks Holiday 8.00 34.00 34
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Class : V-Farndale
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Accommodation : Fosbroke House 4.7 Charming Georgian cottage B&B in Bidford on Avon offering cosy rooms and a self-contained cottage, plus free WiFi.

Taxis : serving Stratford on Avon and area

Groceries : There is a small Budgens supermarket in the village as well as a Chinese takeaway & Fish & Chip Shop, Pubs and an Indian Restaurant, and a pharmacy and butchers.

Bike Hire : We also provide a cycle delivery service for Stratford upon Avon and the Midlands, including Leamington Spa, Coventry , the surrounding area of Warwickshire and the Cotswolds .