About the Area

Things to see & do in the Area

About the Area

There is so much to see and do in the local area around Mutton Barn…Stratford upon Avon is 7 miles away. Set on the banks of the River Avon, the town of Stratford-Upon-Avon is an area steeped in history and culture. As the birthplace of William Shakespeare, this is a popular tourist destination and is home to the world-famous Royal Shakespeare Company and its theatres.

The town boasts a variety of shopping and leisure facilities and has many quality restaurants and brasseries in the area.

Your nearest town is the market town of  Alcester 4 miles with its Roman heritage it has a great high street with many independent shops pubs and restaurants along with a handy Waitrose supermarket. Alcester hosts many events and markets be sure to check what’s on.

Within a short drive are the beautiful Cotswold villages of Chipping Campden and Broadway. Internationally renowned Hidcote Manor Garden,

Moreton-in-Marsh, with its famous Tuesday outdoor market, beautiful Batsford Arboretum; and not forgetting Warwick – famous for its antique shops, tea rooms and magnificent medieval castle.

There are many outstanding National Trust houses and gardens nearby, including Coughton Court 5 miles,  Ragley Hall 5 miles, Packwood House 11 miles, 10, Baddesley Clinton, Upton House, and more…

Birmingham city centre, with its stylish shopping malls, restaurants SymphonyHall and more 25 miles.

Locally we have almost all things you might like to try when on holiday

You’ll not be short of places to visit and things to see and do when visiting Mutton Barn.

Purity Brewing Company 2.2 miles 5 minutes by car Or a short walk across the fields!

Purity is an award winning craft brewery with brewery shop it offers brewery tours and is just a short walk across the fields  from Mutton Barn.

Purity The Brewery, Upper Spernal Farm, Great Alne, B49 6JF

01789 488007

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Alcester Town 3.4 miles 8 minutes by car And (Waitrose Supermarket post code B495DA)

Alcester is the quintessential English market town, an architectural gem with a lively community

Alcester town holds numerous events including farmers market’s and food festival ’s visit site to see whats on when you stay at Mutton Barn or visit some of its many shops and pubs.

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Post code B49 5DA (is a car park shared with Waitrose walk through to the high street)

Alcester Town near Mutton Barn Holiday Rental

Mary Ardens Farm 5.3 miles 11 minutes by car

Mary Arden’s Farm Discover the childhood home of Shakespeare’s mother. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of a working Tudor farm on a fantastic family day out at Mary Arden’s Farm. Meet the Tudors who run the farm just as Shakespeare’s mother would have done, watch craft and falconry demonstrations and explore the farmyard, playground and historic buildings

Mary Arden’s Farm, Station Road, Wilmcote, Warwickshire, CV37 9UN

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Shakespeare’s Birthplace 8.5 Miles 18 minutes by car

Visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace to walk in Shakespeare’s footsteps and explore the house where he was born and grew up. Hear tales of Shakespeare’s family life, enjoy live theatre on demand and get up close to rare artefacts from the Trust’s world class collections as you discover how the extraordinary William Shakespeare continues to shape our lives today.
The Shakespeare Centre, Henley St’, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6QW

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RSC The Royal Shakespeare Theatre 9 miles 21 minutes by car

We have three theatres in Stratford-upon-Avon: the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, the Swan Theatre, which both share a building on Waterside, and The Other Place which is a short walk away, on Southern Lane.

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Stratford Upon Avon Butterfly Farm 9.3 miles 22 minutes by car

Come rain or shine enjoy the unique pleasure of discovering hundreds of the world’s most beautiful butterflies flying in an exotic environment of tropical blossom with splashing waterfalls and fish filled pools.
Stratford Butterfly Farm,Swan’s Nest Lane,Stratford-upon-Avon,Warwickshire,CV37 7LS,

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Warwick Castle 11 miles 25 minutes by car

Experience one thousand years of jaw-dropping history at Warwick Castle; great battles, ancient myths, spellbinding tales, pampered princesses, heroic knights …

Warwick Castle Warwick CV34 4QU

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Coughton Court 4.4 miles 9 mins by car

Coughton Court is an imposing Tudor house set in beautiful gardens with a collection of Catholic treasures, often has events check out whats on at the time of your holiday.

Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5JA

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Ragley Hall Park and Gardens 4.3 miles 10 minutes by car

Ragley will be hosting a wide range of exciting events from picnic concerts to motor shows it is the home of the gam fair be sure to check out what is on when you stay and visit the farm shop.

Ragley Hall, Alcester B49 5NJ

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Stratford racecourse 8 miles 14 mins by car

Racing takes place regularly between March and November, with many top trainers and jockeys attending.The summer racedays attract family and groups who can picnic in the centre of the course.

Luddington Road, Stratford Upon Avon CV37 9SE

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Cadbury World  17 miles 30 mins by car

Uncover a world of chocolate delights and enjoy a fascinating, fun-packed family day out at Cadbury World in Bournville, Birmingham!

Linden Rd, Bournville, B,Ham B30 2LU 0121 396 6004

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Batsford Arboretum

Batsford Arboretum is home to a unique collection of some of the world’s most beautiful and rare trees, shrubs and bamboos spread across 60 acres.

Enjoy early colour from the snowdrops, followed by spring-flowering bulbs and spectacular Japanese flowering cherries; escape the heat under the tree canopy in summer and prepare to be amazed by the outstanding autumn colour!

40 minutes from the barn and they allow dogs

next to The Cotswold Falconry Centre

web site https://batsarb.co.uk

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You might also consider:

Clay pigeon shooting, karting, walking, horse riding, hot air ballooning,

quad biking, taking a river boat, paint balling, a trip to one of many local health spa’s and Gym’s, we will be pleased to direct you as you choose.