Marston Edge Residential Park - Explore The Local Area

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Explore the stunning Warwickshire & Cotswold areas and learn all of the many heritage sites and activities there are to offer close to Marston Edge.

College Arms

College Arms is a family-friendly, traditional and charming pub set in the village of Lower Quinton. Serving real ales, refreshing beers, ciders, and wines. The bar is a classic, get-together room, with old beams, rough stone walls and a log fire providing the backdrop to ale drinking, darts, dominoes and quiz nights in winter. The lounge and restaurant (complete with views of the village church and thatched cottages) are equally traditional; otherwise, eat out in the walled garden amid the jasmine and honeysuckle when the weather allows.

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Ebrington Arms

Ebrington Arms voted the UK’s number 1 village pub by The Times! This inn has been serving the good people of Ebrington since the 1640s. Foodies flock from far and wide to sample the fare of their award winning kitchen where they source the bulk of the produce from local suppliers.

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The Pudding Club

The Pudding Club’s heartfelt mission since it started in 1985 has been to preserve the Great British Pudding. Taking place at The Three Ways House Hotel, diners can enjoy a whole evening’s entertainment. Starting with a glass of Bucks Fizz and a jovial introduction by The Pudding Master followed by a light main course and then the Parade of Seven Traditional Puddings, with all its noise and ceremony. The aim is to taste them all and then to vote for your favourite pudding of the night over coffee. All guests depart with certificates in hand!

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Barn Antiques Centre

The Barn Antiques Centre is located just minutes from Marston Edge, The Barn offers a licensed Bistro, interiors shop and an old barn spanning 13000 square feet with a range of antiques, collectables, and furniture. If you are looking for an investment piece or something unique for your home The Barn is well worth a visit!

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Stratford Greenway

Stratford Greenway The Greenway is a high quality surfaced path suitable for cyclists, walkers, and wheelchair users. It is part of the National Cycle Network. The Greenway is traffic free, but you will need to cross some minor roads along the way. Please remember that other cyclists, horse riders and walkers will be using the route and you should slow down as you approach them, and sound your bell if necessary.

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Stratford Garden Centre

Stratford Garden Centre  a local, independent garden centre just a short drive from Marston Edge. With a large selection of shrubs, bedding, and trees for your garden along with all the tools, pots and equipment you’ll need. They also stock a large range of gifts, homewares, toys and garden furniture. You can browse around the outdoor shopping courtyard or simply enjoy a treat in their restaurant.

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Moreton in Marsh

Moreton in Marsh a picturesque Cotswold village that hosts a market every Tuesday filling the broad, handsome High Street. With everything from leather goods, books, fish, local produce, pet products, clothing, and cookware. There is a stunning array of local independent shops, cafes and restaurants in this idyllic location which also boasts a railway station, with fast links to London.

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Chipping Campden

Chipping Campden has become known for its unusual and attractive High Street, which the English historian G.M. Trevelyan reported to be “the most beautiful village street now left on the island”. The High Street is long and broad, and is flanked on either side by an almost unbroken single terrace, made up of many different architectural styles. With a variety of hotels, restaurants, amazing tea rooms, and shops.

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Hidcote National Trust

Hidcote National Trust is an Arts and Crafts garden in the north Cotswolds, a stone’s throw from Stratford-upon-Avon. Created by the talented American horticulturist, Major Lawrence Johnston its colourful and intricately designed outdoor ‘rooms’ are always full of surprises.

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Kiftsgate Court Gardens

Kiftsgate Court Gardens is set on the edge of the Cotswolds with views towards the Malvern Hills. Heather Muir created these gardens, helped and inspired by her lifelong friend Lawrence Johnston of Hidcote Manor. Since then the Garden has been developed and improved by two more women gardeners, the present one being Anne Chambers. The woodland garden steps down the hillside to a half-moon swimming pool. Many features are typical of the Arts and Crafts period: herbaceous borders, a four square garden, a white garden, a yellow border, a rockery, lawns, and a bluebell wood. This garden is one of the finest in the Cotswolds.

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Broadway Tower

Broadway Tower was the brainchild of the great 18th Century landscape designer, Capability Brown. His vision was carried out for George William 6th Earl of Coventry with the help of renowned architect James Wyatt and completed in 1798. This “Saxon Tower” is set within a 50-acre estate of parkland and visitors can enjoy the museum with roof platform, or simply take a stroll in the Deer Park.

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The Gallery at the Guild

The Gallery at the Guild is a cooperative of 28 artists, ceramicists, designers, furniture makers, glass makers, metal workers, photographers, sculptors, stone carvers, textile artists and wood carvers. Enjoy their work in the historic home of the Guild of Handicraft.

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Stratford Racecourse

One of the country’s leading small jumps racecourses. Stratford Racecourse has an excellent reputation for levels of prize money and being host to 19 thrilling horse racing fixtures. Racing takes place regularly between March and November, with many top trainers and jockeys attending. The summer race days attract families and groups who can picnic in the centre of the course.

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Warwick Racecourse

Warwick Racecourse is a National Hunt course and has a programme of 25 meetings throughout the year, many of which are televised. It has recently undergone a major refurbishment of its facilities. The area is a popular place for local people to walk their dogs. There is parking next to the course and it is a five-minute walk away from the town centre.

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The Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Renowned around the world, the Royal Shakespeare Company performs throughout the year in Stratford-upon-Avon. One of the world’s best-known theatre ensembles, the company performs the works of Shakespeare, his contemporaries and new writing. Don’t have time to see a performance? Then why not simply enjoy the stunning views from the Tower, discover theatrical secrets on a Theatre Tour, spend time exploring the free exhibitions, simply relax by the River Avon with a coffee or kick back with a divine cocktail in the Rooftop Restaurant.

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The MAD Museum

The MAD Museum does what it says on the tin! Based in the centre of Stratford upon Avon, this quirky attraction displays interactive pieces of mechanical art, in particular; kinetic art and automata. “MAD” stands for Mechanical Art and Design. If you’re not quite sure what mechanical art is all about, think of the machines and gismos used in Wallace and Gromit, Scrapheap Challenge and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. As well as a lot of fun, The MAD Museum demonstrates inspirational creativity and clever, often witty design. In a nutshell if you like art, design, science and/or engineering, The MAD Museum is for you!

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Anne Hathaway’s Cottage

Anne Hathaway’s Cottage is a twelve-roomed thatched farmhouse nestled in an idyllic cottage garden and one of the oldest buildings held by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. The building was the childhood home of William Shakespeare’s wife, Anne Hathaway. She was born there sometime around 1556 and it is assumed she stayed there until her marriage to Shakespeare in 1582. Set in nine acres of beautiful cottage gardens and heritage orchards, woodland walks and sculpture trail. Enjoy exploring this 600-year old cottage and its glorious gardens.

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Charlecote Park

Charlecote Park is a grand 16th-century country house, surrounded by its own deer park, on the banks of the River Avon. Manged by the National Trust Charlecote is home to over 900 years of Lucy family history. Visitors can spot fallow deer and Jacob sheep roaming in the parkland or enjoy picnics by the river.

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Warwick Castle

Experience one thousand years of jaw-dropping history at Warwick Castle; great battles, ancient myths, spellbinding tales, pampered princesses and heroic knights. Built by William the Conqueror in 1068 Warwick Castle is a medieval castle situated in Warwick on a bend of the River Avon. Experience a Themed Banquet, get lost in the Horrible Histories Maze, prepared to be scared at the Castle Dungeon and watch ‘Wars of the Roses LIVE’ these are just a few of reasons to choose Warwick Castle for your family day out!

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Kenilworth Castle

From medieval fortress to Elizabethan palace, Kenilworth Castle has been at the centre of England’s affairs for much of its 900 year history. Today, you can scale the heights of the tower built to woo Queen Elizabeth I and marvel at the mighty Norman keep. Explore the exhibition in the Gatehouse and imagine the majesty of the Great Hall playing host to medieval monarchs and early Tudor kings.

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Stratford Butterfly Farm

Stratford Butterfly Farm is the UK’s largest tropical butterfly paradise. The centre is home to over 250 different species of butterfly from a range of 20 different countries. Learn all about these exotic butterflies and their life cycles in the Emerging Cage, where you will see butterflies hatching from their chrysalis before your very eyes.

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All Things Wild Nature Centre

All Things Wild is a fantastic year-round family attraction, comprising of a zoo, nature reserve, dinosaur trail, soft play and much more. With plenty of activities both indoor and outdoor to keep all ages entertained whatever the weather!

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Naunton Downs Golf Club

Naunton Downs Golf Club is an 18 hole, par 71 golf course, situated in a beautiful area of outstanding Cotswold countryside just outside Cheltenham in Gloucestershire, known for its charm and tranquillity. The Cotswold golf course was designed keeping the natural features and landscape in mind and offers a challenge to suit golfers of all ages and abilities. Naunton Downs is amongst the most beautiful golf courses in England.

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Lilley Brook Golf Club

Lilley Brook is a private members club situated in the beautiful valley of the Cotswolds. Just a few minutes’ drive from the picturesque town of Cheltenham, you can enjoy spectacular views of Cheltenham whilst you play as well as a beautifully maintained course. The Club offers a friendly atmosphere and new members and visitors are most welcome.

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Meon Vale Leisure Centre

Meon Vale Leisure Centre a 10-minute walk from Marston Edge. Meon Vale is a brand new multi-million-pound destination dedicated to sports, fitness, and wellbeing for all ages and abilities.
Meon Vale has monthly membership from just £25.00 (terms and conditions apply), beating all other gym membership deals in the Stratford-upon-Avon area.

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Meon Medical Centre

Meon Medical Centre is a new purpose-built practice offering a full general practice service which includes clinics for diabetics, asthmatics, antenatal and for patients who require minor surgery. They have an on-site dispensing service which includes a free home delivery service for patients who are disabled or housebound.

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Londis Meon Vale

Londis Meon Vale is a brand-new convenience store less than a mile from Martson Edge, offering a range of fresh fruits, vegetables, and grocery products. It opens from 6 am – 8 pm.

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Johnsons Coaches 

Johnsons Coaches Marston Edge is on the main bus route from Stratford upon Avon, through to Shipston on Stour, Chipping Campden and Moreton in Marsh. Buses every half an hour on your doorstep.

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College Arms

College Arms is a family-friendly, traditional and charming pub set in the village of Lower Quinton. Serving real ales, refreshing beers, ciders, and wines. The bar is a classic, get-together room, with old beams, rough stone walls and a log fire providing the backdrop to ale drinking, darts, dominoes and quiz nights in winter. The lounge and restaurant (complete with views of the village church and thatched cottages) are equally traditional; otherwise, eat out in the walled garden amid the jasmine and honeysuckle when the weather allows.

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College Arms

College Arms is a family-friendly, traditional and charming pub set in the village of Lower Quinton. Serving real ales, refreshing beers, ciders, and wines. The bar is a classic, get-together room, with old beams, rough stone walls and a log fire providing the backdrop to ale drinking, darts, dominoes and quiz nights in winter. The lounge and restaurant (complete with views of the village church and thatched cottages) are equally traditional; otherwise, eat out in the walled garden amid the jasmine and honeysuckle when the weather allows.

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