Directions to the Stratford-upon-Avon
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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. 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.
From here you could buy a licence and lock down onto the River Avon, The cruise from Stratford to Tewkesbury will take you through some of the most beautiful Warwickshire, countryside passing through Welford on Avon, Bidford on Avon, Evesham, Pershore and on to Tewkesbury.
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
If you prefer to head North from Hill Farm Marina you'll be heading for Birmingham. A new and exciting way to explore the canal system of the second largest city in the UK reputed to have more canals than Venice. There is truly something for all the family take the opportunity to do some shopping, eat at some amazing restaurants and bars, visit The Symphony Hall, The National Indoor Arena, Sealife Centre, Cadbury’s World, The Jewellery Quarter, Chinatown …and much much more.
If the City scene is not for you then stay in the countryside heading onto The Grand Union Canal at Kingswood Junction. Cruise down to Warwick and its castle and for the real lock keepers among you take on the famous 'Hatton Flight' of locks!See our other locations
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Address : Hill Farm Marina, Stratford Road, Wootton Wawen, Henley-in-Arden. Warks B95 6DE
By Road : From Stratford: Head out of Stratford on the Birmingham Road A3400 for approximately 5 miles and Hill Farm Marina is on your left handed just before you enter Wootton Wawen. From Birmingham: Head down the Stratford Road A3400 towards Stratford upon Avon. Hill Farm Marina is on your right hand side as you leave Wootton Wawen, approximately 5 miles outside of Stratford upon Avon We are 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 Blue Otter.
By Rail : Stratford upon Avon railway station is a short taxi ride to the marina (5.5 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 www.rome2rio.com also www.thetrainline.com
Knowle a rural cruise from Stratford upon Avon (3 nights holiday)
Stratford upon Avon and the Edstone aqueduct from Stratford upon Avon (3 nights holiday)
Warwick from Stratford upon Avon (4 nights holiday)
Stratford on Avon to Bidford on Avon from Stratford upon Avon (4 nights holiday)
Evesham in the Cotswolds from Stratford upon Avon (4 nights holiday)
Birmingham mini ring from Stratford upon Avon (7 nights holiday)
Hockley Heath and the Lapworth flight from Stratford upon Avon (4 nights holiday)
Cotswolds to Tewkesbury (7 nights holiday)
Napton on the Hill and Warwick from Stratford upon Avon (7 nights holiday)
Avon Ring from Hill Farm Marina Stratford on Avon (10 nights holiday)
Accommodation : WOOTON PARK, HENLY IN ARDEN 1.4 miles. THE COACH HOUSE,ASTON CANTLOW 1.8 miles, MARY ARDEN INN 2.1 miles There is a Premier Inn in Stratford upon Avon
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
Groceries : Large Morrisons Supermarket, - Alcester road , at the back of the railway station in Stratford upon Avon We are a few minutes from Tesco, M&S and Aldi.. they are on our side of Stratford upon Avon. Tesco, Waitrose or Ocado all deliver to the marina.
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