The Granary, Shakespeare Cottages for relaxing Self-Catering accommodation, Stratford-upon-Avon
Shakespeare Cottages
The Granary
Rumer Hall Cottage
Long Marston Road
Welford on Avon
CV37 8AF
Tel: +44 (0)1789 750752
Mob: +44 (0)7962 158353
Proprietors: Bruce and Maria Spink
Staying with us in Stratford-upon-Avon
Available as a spacious ground floor apartment for two, ideal for the elderly or those with mobility problems. With the additional option of two large extra bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs normally sleeping up to six. Further additional beds beds can be provided for larger parties.
Relaxing Lounge!
We offer guests a range of extra services including:....stock your fridge, breakfasts, picnic lunches, evening meals, guided walks, countryside tours, pub and restaurant outings, lift service, bike hire. Just ask us and get the benefit of our local knowledge. We can cook your favourite meals, create a holiday itinerary to suit your interests and even do your shopping !
Maria and Bruce are both accomplished cooks who love to please, Maria’s whiskey porridge is a breakfast experience not to be missed and Bruce’s smoked salmon with scrambled eggs gives a different twist on this classic combination. Our full English is second to none with meats sourced from our excellent local butcher.
Set in open countryside between Welford-on-Avon and Long Marston, the Granary is only a short drive away from village shops, butchers, post office, churches, pubs and great restaurants. Within easy reach there is a fantastic choice of places to visit and explore, including Stratford-upon-Avon, medieval Warwick, regency Leamington Spa and the Cotswolds. To say that the area has something for everyone is no exaggeration. Whether your interests include horse racing, horticulture, history or hang gliding, you will not be disappointed!
Relaxing Lounge!
The Granary
  • All Bedding and towels included.
  • Central Heating
  • Flat screen TV with DVD and Freeview.
  • Radio/CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Hairdryer
  • High chair & toddlers sleeping cot

The Kitchen at The Granary!  
The Sitting Room
The accommodation offers a comfortable open plan sitting room with coal effect open fire.
There is additional accommodation available upstairs, this can be let in addition to the Granary but not separately.
The Kitchen
There is a fully equipped Kitchen with gas hob, oven, microwave, fridge freezer and washing machine. You will have everything that you need to cook and serve fantastic meals.
Dining Area
Linking the kitchen with the sitting room, this spacious area has a generous table with more than enough room for everyone.
There is a sunny private garden with a patio, garden furniture and an optional barbeque.
The Bedroom
The bedroom has a king sized bed, dressing area with double fitted wardrobe and a chest of drawers.
En-suite Bathroom
With bath, free-standing shower, WC and basin.
There is additional accommodation available upstairs, this can be let in addition to the Granary but not separately.

Beautiful bedroom with glorious views
Bedroom One
A large west facing room with four single beds which can be combined to make king sized beds. There are built in wardrobes and a dressing table.
Bedroom Two
A generous double room great for morning sunshine with twin beds which can be combined, dressing table and wardrobe.
With bath, shower, toilet and basin.
There is a patio with furniture and optional Barbecue
There is ample private parking outside the door.

The Granary - Patio
Our Tariffs
Low Season 5 Jan - 23 Mar
2 Nov - 21 Dec
£230 per week/£180 for 3 nights
High Season 23 Mar - 2 Nov
£300 per week
Commencing 16 Feb
21 Dec
28 Dec
Rates as for High Season
The rates shown above are for up to two people. The suplementary rates for extra guests are shown below and should be added to the total.
For Parties of larger than two people
* Friday, Saturday and Sunday, £20 per extra person per night when more than two staying.
* Monday to Thursday inclusive, £10 per extra person per night when more than two staying.
* During High Season, short breaks are not available and bookings are from Sat - Sat.
Extra Services
* Should you require any of our extra services please ask and we will be happy to provide a quotation.
Our Terms and Booking Conditions
A deposit of 25% for accommodation is due on booking (see our Terms for balance payment due or call to discuss). The Accommodation is non-smoking and pet free.
Please see our Terms and Conditions of hire.
Bookings and Availability Enquiries.
In order to make a booking or check on the availability of The Granary, please telephone either Bruce or Maria on 01789 750752 or 07962 158353 or email us on
You should first make your reservation over the phone, all you need to do then is print off a Booking Form from our website Shakespeare Cottages Booking Form, complete it and send it to us with your payment. All of the information that you will need is on the form. On receipt of your booking form we will send you a confirmation and look forward to seeing you.
The Swan Fountain - opposite the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
Eating Out
Stratford and the surrounding area area have a fantastic variety of places which will accommodate all tastes and suit everyones pocket. We will be happy to recommend a place to suit you.
There are 4 great pubs nearby, The Shakespeare and The Masons Arms have a popular local following for bar meals and offer a takeaway service. The Bell is well known for its excellent restaurant and The Four Alls, set on the edge of the Avon is the perfect place for a summer afternoon or evening.
The friendly family butchers, two general stores, farm shops and the post office are all a short drive away. There is a good garage nearby.
Local Area/Things to do
If you enjoy walking, there are riverside walks and you can follow the River Avon to Stratford. The Greenway, the former Cheltenham to Stratford railway line which is now used as a cycle and footpath to Stratford, offers an easy bike ride of 2 1/2 miles or half an hours walk into town. There is cycle hire available at the Stratford end of the Greenway and cafes at both ends in restored railway carriages. We can arrange for hired bikes to be brought to The Granary for you and as keen cyclists ourselves we can advise you on some fantastic routes.
Local Sheep
The nearby Welford golf course is a popular and friendly pay-and-play course. Other local courses are at Bidford on Avon, Stratford on Avon, Broadway, Stratford Oaks and Ingon Manor.
The Royal Shakespeare Theatre has recently reopened after a massive refurbishment and you will be able to see 'Whats On' from their website which will include the Swan Theatre and the Courtyard theatre.
Local Sheep
Shakespeare’s Birth Place Trust offer visitors the chance to explore the many sites in and around Stratford connected with William Shakespeare. There are many fascinating events throughout the year and there is a great deal to see.
The largest and one of the most popular attractions in the area is Warwick Castle, where you can easily spend a whole day enjoying the surroundings and the spectacular re-enactments.
Lovers of antiques and collectables will enjoy the nearby antiques barns at Mickleton, Evesham Road Stratford and Barn Antiques.
Short breaks are available during low and mid season.
Directions to The Granary
From M40 J15 and from Stratford upon Avon: Take the A46 towards Stratford.
At the top of the hill take the 1st exit at the island onto the A439 towards Stratford.
On coming into Stratford keep in the left hand lane on the one way system.
Rumer Hall Name Plate Turn left for the A4300 towards Shipston, cross the River Avon.
Turn right at the mini island towards A3400, Shipston.
Over the next island, towards Shipston.
Turn right at the next island (about 50 yards), B4632 towards Broadway.
Turn right after about 1 mile towards Weston and Welford.
Turn left after almost 2 miles towards Long Marston and Pebworth.
After about 1 mile turn right into the entrance of Rumer Hall Cottages.
The Granary is the wing at the side of the first house.
From M5 J9: Take the A46 towards Evesham.
Stay on the A46 for about 20 miles, after you pass Evesham follow signs for Stratford.
Turn right (3rd exit) at island onto the B439 towards Bidford on Avon.
Follow this road through Bidford towards Stratford.
Turn right for Welford on Avon and follow this road through the village and back into open countryside.
Pass Welford golf course and crest Rumer Hill.
At the foot of the hill turn left towards Clifford Chambers and Milcote.
Look for the entrance to Rumer Hall Cottages about 200 yards down on your left.
The Granary is the wing at the side of the first house.
If you need further directions please do not hesitate to ask us.
Stratford-upon-Avon (Shakespeare)3 milesWarwick Castle4 miles
Broadway7.5 milesHidcote (NT,Gardens)5 miles
Snowshill Manor (NT)5 milesCharlecote Park2 miles
Bourton on the Water15 milesSudeley Castle & Winchcombe20 miles
Batsford (Arboretum)8 milesChipping Campden5 miles
Leamington Spa5 milesCoventry20 miles
Cheltenham25 milesOxford38 miles
Woodstock (Blenheim Palace)30 milesStow on the Wold20 miles
Oxford43 milesBirmingham35 miles
    ....and so much more!
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