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Welcome to this charming sanctuary nestled in the quaint village of Preston on Stour. Be enchanted by this bewitching 16th-century cottage, a picture-perfect fusion of history and modernity. Discover romantic adventures and Shakespearian escapes in the idyllic Warwickshire countryside. Bask in the luxurious warmth of a rustic lounge with a flickering fireplace and get lost in time exploring Stratford-upon-Avon's rich history. Every corner is outfitted to pamper you: an olive-green sofa perfect for relaxation, a four-poster bed ensuring serenity and golden slumber, a peaceful garden offering mesmerizing views of the village life. The cottage dazzles with character amidst original timbers, polished flagstones and vibrant colours. Delight your senses with home-cooked meals prepared in the well-equipped kitchen, indulge in spa-inspired showers, or simply gaze into the tranquility of the surroundings from the comfort of your historic hideaway.

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About this stay



Pets allowed

Parking available




Bedrooms & bathrooms

1 bedroom, 1 bed

1 bathroom

Local guide

About Stratford-upon Avon

Travel north of the Cotswolds and you’ll start to find yourself in the Midlands. This network of historic towns and industrial cities often gets overlooked in favour of the easier-to-define North and South, but there’s plenty going on if you know where to look. Stratford-upon-Avon is the largest draw in the area, and understandably so. Shakespeare’s birthplace is not only noteworthy due to its connection with the bard, but it’s...

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Local restaurants, cafes, museums, sites and activities, recommended by our community of hosts and travel experts

Pause in Bancroft Gardens

Pause in Bancroft Gardens

Located on the River Avon and adjacent to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, these gardens are an excellent place to stop for a moment and recuperate with an ice cream.

12 min
Sunday Roast at the Old Thatch Tavern

Sunday Roast at the Old Thatch Tavern

The Old Thatch Tavern has one of the best British menus and carveries in Stratford-upon-Avon. With flagstone floors, wooden beams, you'll feel like you’ve stepped back in time.

12 min
Meet the Bard at Shakespeare's Birthplace

Meet the Bard at Shakespeare's Birthplace

William Shakespeare's birthplace is a sixteenth-century restored home where you can walk in Shakespeare's footsteps and explore the house where he was born and grew up.

12 min
Step back in time at Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Step back in time at Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Explore this beautiful 600-year old cottage and some of its original furniture, home of Anne Hathaway, Shakespeare’s wife, where new love blossomed between them.

14 min
Discover the Stratford Butterfly Farm

Discover the Stratford Butterfly Farm

Immerse yourself in a rainforest-like greenhouse filled with thousands of butterflies and explore the fascinating world of rare invertebrates in Insect City. A unique and enchanting experience for all nature enthusiasts.

11 min
Explore the Mechanical Art at The MAD Museum

Explore the Mechanical Art at The MAD Museum

Experience a fascinating collection of interactive exhibits showcasing mechanical art and design. From buttons to lights and sound effects, this museum offers a unique and educational adventure for all ages.

12 min

Get around


Coventry Limited

37 min

Oxford (OXF)

53 min


57 min

Train station


13 min

Bus stop


5 min

Local shops & services

Convenience store

8 min


3 min


8 min

Booking policies

House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Pets welcome

Not suitable for infants under age 1

No parties or events

No smoking

Good to know

Arrival from 16:00

Departure before 10:00


No air con

Cancellation policy

  • Up until



    Cancel at least 7 days before your check-in date for a 50% refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 7 days away.


This home is managed by Martin

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Nobody knows more about the Cotswolds than Martin and his team. They pride themselves on their local knowledge, be it the best farm shops, prettiest cycle routes or can't-miss events. With their expertise, you're guaranteed to have an authentic Cotswold experience – and a fabulous stay in a lovely home, too.

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