Warwickshire Self Catering
These rental companies provide a wide collection of Warwickshire cottage properties, ranging from modern holiday apartments to traditional beamed-ceiling holiday cottages. They can be found throughout the county of Warwickshire with a good number located within the county town itself.
Cottages 4 You
- Over 20 Warwickshire holiday cottages
and self catering holiday properties, both in the county town of Warwick and Stratford. Other locations include Oxhill and Alderminster. Their collection features Victorian cottages, renovated barns and listed buildings.
- Another 20 Warwickshire cottages
in places like Mousley End, Dorsington and Alcester. Most are of the traditional kind with many able to accommodate pets. Prices start at about £220 for week-long self catering breaks.
Holiday Rentals -
A good selection of cottages in Warwickshire with many located in the county town itself. As well as the usual barn conversions and beamed properties, their collection also includes modern holiday homes and apartments.
About 10 Warwickshire self catering cottages from Hoseasons from £235 p/w. They're situated throughout the county in picturesque locations such as Combrook, Kineton and Sutton Coldfield. Their holiday properties sleep between 3 and 9 people.
Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is bounded by the counties of Northamptonshire, Worcestershire, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire and Leicestershire. The landscape consists of gentle rolling hills to the North and largely uninhabited, rural land to the South. Its county town is Warwick.
The country parks of Warwickshire have received numerous awards for their excellence. Hartshill Hayes Country Park
, covering over 130 acres, has been recognised for the management of its woodland that stretches across the magnificent Anker Valley. The Ryton Pools Park has also received accolades for its rich variety of wildlife and impressive countryside grounds.
, birthplace of William Shakespeare
, is Warwickshire and England's most important tourist destination. The half timbered buildings which include historical sites such as Anne Hathaway's cottage, attract visitors from all over the globe, keen to learn more about the world's finest playwright.
The county's rich historical heritage is also illustrated through a diverse collection of keeps, castles and stately homes, which are covered in more detail below. We've also included more detailed information about some of the most popular Warwickshire visitor attractions and places of interest, with opening times and admission prices included where possible.
Warwickshire visitor attractions
Cottages visitors in Warwickshire can enjoy a combination of city and country pursuits in an area famous for its culture and history. The following is a selection of some of the attractions ranging from historical sites to assault courses.
A diverse range of activities are offered by the Heart of England Conference and Events Centre
, including paint balling, clay pigeon shooting and archery. Kingsbury Water Park
in Sutton Coldfield in just as popular and consists of over 500 acres of private land and 15 lakes. Attractions include horse riding, a wood railway and children’s farm.
Food and drink
The Bluebell at Henley-in-Arden
won the award for the best dining pub in 2008 and the White Hart Inn at Ufton, which is a 500 year old coaching inn, serves traditional English food with fine wines and real ale. For less formal dining, there are cafes like the Tuckery
in Warwick or Brethren’s Kitchen at Kenilworth that serves cream teas. There is a vast range of entertainment to be found in this area.
History and Culture
The Shakespeare properties at Stratford upon Avon draw visitors from all over the world as does Warwick Castle
, which affords a fascinating glimpse into the medieval past. and The impressive ruins of Kenilworth Castle
are also a must-visit and was made famous by Sir Walter Scott as the setting of one of his best known novels. Leamington Spa has some fine Regency houses and Rugby is famous for its public school, immortalised by Thomas Hughes in his famous novel Tom Brown’s Schooldays.