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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. On the canal there are several pubs and one nearby one is the Fleur de Lis where the atmosphere and the food is very good. Well known for their pies.
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 Edstone (or Bearley) Aqueduct is the longest of three iron aqueducts on a 4 miles length of the Stratford-upon-Avon Canal in Warwickshire. All are unusual in that the tow paths are at the level of the canal bottom. The others are at Wootton Wawen Aqueduct and Yarningale Aqueduct.
Warwick- The original Castle at Warwick was built on a motte and bailey constructed by William the Conqueror in 1068, with the present exterior being a good example of a C14th fortification. The gardens of the Castle were designed by Capability Brown.See our other locations
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Address : Hill Farm Marina, Wootton Wawen, Stratford upon Avon. Warks B95 6DE
By Road : Meandering, is at Hill Farm Marina in Wootton Wawen near Stratford Upon Avon. B95 6DE takes you to the main road and tells you to turn left.. but don't take that FIRST turning... continue to drive for a few seconds and take the next left...at the top of this slightly bumpy lane/road is the marina car park and you can park there and walk down the steps to the marina to Meandering.
By Rail : Stratford upon Avon railway station is a short taxi ride to the marina (5.5 miles) or 15 minutes by car For more information about train timetables and ticket costs please go to www.thetrainline.com
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 www.rome2rio.com also www.thetrainline.com
Knowle a rural cruise from Hill Farm Marina (3 nights holiday)
Stratford upon Avon and the Edstone aqueduct from Hill Farm marina (3 nights holiday)
Warwick from Hill Farm marina (4 nights holiday)
Evesham in the Cotswolds from Hill Farm Marina (4 nights holiday)
Birmingham mini ring from Hill Farm marina (7 nights holiday)
Hockley Heath and the Lapworth flight from Hill farm marina (4 nights holiday)
Cotswolds to Tewkesbury (7 nights holiday)
Napton on the Hill and Warwick from Hill Farm marina (7 nights holiday)
Accommodation : There is a Premier Inn in Stratford upon Avon http://www.premierinn.com/gb/en/hotels/england/warwickshire/stratford-upon-avon/stratford-upon-avon-waterways.html Also many hotels http://www.visitstratforduponavon.co.uk/accommodation/hotel
Taxis : The Wright taxi service - also do airport transfers- 01789-205137 http://www.stratforduponavontaxi.com/ Stratford-upon-Avon taxis 02475 122513- also airport transfers, online booking available http://www.stratford-upon-avon-taxis.co.uk
Groceries : Large Morrisons Supermarket, - Alcester road , at the back of the railway station in Stratford upon Avon Tescos, Aldi, and Sainsburys in the town of Stratford upon Avon or nearby.
Bike Hire : Stratford Bike Hire- Tel 07711-776340 http://www.stratfordbikehire.com