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Heritage Mews

42 New Street, Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

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Val Broke-Smith

+44 (0)1564 778649


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  • Sitting-dining room. VisitEngland 5* Gold Award.
  • Sitting-room opening onto the private garden
  • Garden in summer, with gate to private parking.
  • Elegant double bedroom with queen-size (5 ft) bed.
  • Attractive single bedroom with luxurious Sheridan bed linen.
  • Beautifully maintained private courtyard-style garden
  • Everything you need for relaxing dining 'at home'.
  • Relax or dine in comfort in the sunny secluded garden.
  • Well-equipped kitchen with high quality appliances.
  • Delightful riverside walk into town and to the theatres.
  • Hall's Croft, Old Town and the City Sightseeing tour bus.
  • Peaceful riverside walks along the beautiful River Avon.
  • The Guildhall, Shakespeare's Schoolroom and alms houses, Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Shakespeare's Birthplace, Stratford - open all year.
  • Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens in nearby Shottery.

Description of Heritage Mews

Heritage Mews is a beautifully appointed cottage with an official Visit England 5 Star rating and Gold Award for 'exceptional quality of accommodation and customer service'. It enjoys a superb central yet peaceful location in Stratford-upon-Avon's Old Town, close to Holy Trinity Church and the River Avon and within ten minutes' walk of the historic town centre, restaurants, theatres and all the famous sights.

Walk into town and to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre past Holy Trinity Church (where Shakespeare is buried) and along the riverside footpath, past an old pedestrian chain ferry and the celebrated 'Dirty Duck' inn, with a terrace overlooking the river. Or enjoy peaceful riverside walks through parkland and out into adjacent open countryside.

This delightful cottage has two bedrooms, an attractive private courtyard garden, free Wi-Fi internet access (password protected) and the added benefit of private off-street parking for two cars. Guests will find a complimentary welcome tray and freshly arranged flowers on their arrival.

Welcoming and comfortable, Heritage Mews is personally managed by the owners ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness and quality throughout. Downstairs there is a small hall leading to the comfortably furnished sitting/ dining room with a Sony Full HD smart television, Panasonic DVD recorder and Roberts sound system with iPod dock. The compact, immaculate kitchen is well-equipped with high quality appliances, including a dishwasher, washer-dryer, microwave and fridge-freezer. Upstairs are an elegant queen-size (5 foot) double bedroom and an attractive single bedroom. Both beds have comfortable pocket-sprung mattresses, duvets and luxurious Egyptian cotton bed linen. The pristine white bathroom has a mains-powered overbath shower. Egyptian cotton towels are provided - a bath sheet, bath towel and hand towel for each guest.

The sitting-dining room opens onto a sunny, secluded courtyard garden, furnished with table and chairs - perfect for summer outdoor dining and a delight to look out onto in all seasons. Fully controllable central heating, double glazing and luxurious fitted carpets ensure guests' comfort at all times of the year.

Please visit our website for photos of the cottage interior and its beautifully maintained courtyard garden, planted for colour and interest throughout the year, plus a link to independent reviews.

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON CHRISTMAS LIGHTS & MARKETS ~ from 23 November 2017 ~ Enjoy a 5 Star pre-Christmas Break at Heritage Mews ~ the cottage beautifully dressed for Christmas ~ a special complimentary festive welcome tray ~ Stratford-upon-Avon has a wonderful festive atmosphere with its famous Christmas Lights and Christmas Markets every Thursday ~ explore the picturesque town centre with its beautifully preserved half-timbered buildings, interesting independent shops and amazing choice of restaurants, pubs, coffee shops and traditional tearooms ~ the perfect destination for a special celebration, Christmas shopping or theatre break ~ don't miss the Royal Shakespeare Company's special winter production of A Christmas Carol, from 27 November to 4 February, suitable for age 7 and over. Please visit our website Christmas Breaks page for photos and details of Christmas events in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Features of Heritage Mews

  • General
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Cot available
  • Central heating
  • High chair
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Bed linen & towels inc
  • Bed linen included
  • Non Smoking
  • Dishwasher
  • Cot charge
  • Car parking (2 cars)
  • Freezer
  • Entertainment
  • Phone
  • Video
  • Wifi / Internet Access
  • Colour TV
  • DVD player
  • Additional Facilities
  • Secure WiFi broadband internet access (password protected)
  • Sony Bravia Full HD smart TV
  • Panasonic DVD recorder
  • Roberts Sound System with iPod dock
  • Egyptian cotton bed linen and towels
  • Cot linen
  • Two Dyson 'Cool' bladeless fans
  • Baby & toddler equipment
  • Complimentary welcome tray
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Freshly arranged flowers
  • Available to non smokers only
  • Sorry, no pets

Local Information

Heritage Mews is a 10 minute walk from Stratford-upon-Avon's picturesque historic town centre with its beautifully preserved half-timbered buildings including Shakespeare's Birthplace and Family Homes, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, a wide range of interesting independent shops, high street stores, and an amazing choice of restaurants, pubs, bistros, coffee shops and tearooms. Holy Trinity Church,situated on the banks of the River Avon and where you can visit Shakespeare's grave, is 3 or 4 minutes' walk; from here you can walk along the riverside footpath to the theatre and town centre and enjoy longer riverside walks through parkland or out into open countryside. Stratford-upon-Avon is the perfect destination for an out of season break - all the attractions and eateries are open throughout the year.

Accessibility Details

The property is not suitable for wheelchair users. For our Access Statement please visit our website.


Occupancy and rates: maximum occupancy is 3 named guests, plus one infant age under 2 years in a cot. Only those guests named on the booking form are allowed in the property. Rates shown on the above calendar and Short Break rates shown below are for up to 3 guests. When there is a fourth infant guest, there is a small additional occupancy charge of £15 for the first 2 nights plus £5 per additional night, or £40 per week.

RENTAL RATES INCLUDE central heating, gas, electricity, unlimited Wi-Fi internet access, bed linen, towels and private off-street parking for two cars. Baby and toddler equipment: a stair gate, bed rail, high chair and other equipment is available on request; this is included in the rental. A 'Mamas & Papas Metro' beechwood cot (with cotton linen) can be provided on request, at an additional charge of £25 per week or short break. Please enquire.

PAYMENT: we accept payments in £ sterling/GBP by cheque or bank transfer. We also accept credit and debit card payments by PayPal (you do not need a PayPal account to pay this way). Please note there is a small additional charge for an electronic payment from a bank outside the UK (GBP 7) and for PayPal payments (1.8% for UK payments and 2.3% for non-UK payments).

SHORT BREAKS are available throughout the year except Christmas & New Year when the minimum stay is 7 nights. In 2017, minimum stay is 2 or 3 nights depending on the time of year. Arrival day and length of stay are flexible depending on existing bookings - please inquire. Please visit our website for more information.

SHORT BREAK RATES - the following rates are for up to 3 guests. For a fourth infant guest add £15 for 2 nights plus £5 per additional night:
4 November to 19 December 2017: 2 nights £265; 3 nights £36050; 4 nights £430; 5 nights £490; 6 nights £550.
3 January to 10 February & 17 February to 3 March: 2 nights £275; 3 nights £370; 4 nights £445; 5 nights £505; 6 nights £565.
10 to 17 February & 3 March to 24 March: 2 nights £280; 3 nights £385; 4 nights £460; 5 nights £525; 6 nights £585.
24 March to 31 March: 3 nights £410; 4 nights £495; 5 nights £560; 6 nights £630.
31 March to 5 May: 3 nights £420; 4 nights £505; 5 nights £575; 6 nights £645.
5 May to 26 May: 3 nights £430; 4 nights £520; 5 nights £595; 6 nights £665.
26 May to 16 June: 3 nights £450; 4 nights £54o; 5 nights £615; 6 nights £690.
16 June to 23 June: arrive on 16th or depart on 23rd: 3 nights £465; 4 nights £560.
1 July to 31 August: 4 nights £595; 5 nights £680; 6 nights £760.
1 September to 29 September: 3 nights £430; 4 nights £520; 5 nights £595; 6 nights £665.
29 September to 3 November: 3 nights £390; 4 nights £470; 5 nights £535; 6 nights £600.
3 November to 16 December: 2 nights £280; 3 nights £370; 4 nights £445; 5 nights £510; 6 nights £570.
Please inquire for 2018 short break rates from 24 March 2018. Minimum length of stay varies depending on the time of year. Please visit our website for more information.


Arrival days are flexible, depending on existing bookings - please inquire.

Booking Conditions

Heritage Mews is available to non-smokers only. Sorry, we do not accept pets.

You can make a provisional booking by email or telephone. To secure the booking we require a £75 non-refundable deposit per week or short break and a completed, signed booking form confirming your acceptance of our Terms and Conditions of Hire. The balance of the rental is payable 8 weeks before arrival. For bookings made within 8 weeks of arrival, a booking form and the full rental are required to secure the booking.

You can arrive any time from 3pm on arrival day and must vacate the property by 10am on departure day. Only those guests named on the booking form are allowed in the property during your stay. You are expected to take reasonable care of the property and its contents, leaving them clean and tidy as you found them.

You can see our full Terms and Conditions of Hire and download a booking form on our website. Or contact us and we will email or post them to you.

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Location details for Heritage Mews

  • Distance from:
  • 5 minutes drive from Stratford-upon-Avon (1 mile)
  • 26 minutes drive from Chipping Campden (12 miles)
  • 48 minutes drive from Birmingham (33 miles)
  • 42 minutes drive from M40 J15 with the A46 (34 miles)

(All distances and times are approximations)

Getting Here

By road - Stratford-upon-Avon is 6 miles (10km) from the M40, Junction 15.

Detailed directions to Heritage Mews are sent after booking.

By air - car hire and taxis are available at Birmingham International Airport - approximately 45 minutes drive from Heritage Mews.

By train - taxis are available at Stratford train station - a few minutes from Heritage Mews or a 15 to 20 minute walk.

By coach - the coach station is in the town centre, a few minutes by taxi from Heritage Mews.