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Lodge with countryside and river views

Lodge | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

This luxury, fully heated accommodation consists of:


Light, airy and modern with door leading to decked area overlooking the beautiful River Avon. Flat screen TV with Freesat, DVD/CD. Books, CDs, DVDs for your enjoyment. Central heating and cosy coal effect electric fire.


Magnificent views from windows to the river and meadow. Bird watchers' paradise with, to mention just a few, Kingfishers, Herons and Goldfinches.


Double bed, fitted wardrobe, hairdryer, en-suite with shower cubicle. Bed linen and towels provided.


Twin beds, fitted wardrobe, bed linen provided.


Modern, well fitted bathroom with bath and shower. Towels provided.


Fully appointed open plan kitchen, light and airy, with gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.


South facing deck with furniture. Perfect to watch the river and for outdoor dining. Grassy area leading down to the river. Parking at the side for 2 cars.

All bookings are made with the owners, Rob and Denny, who will ensure that your stay at Bend in the River Lodge is delightful. They will assist you with any enquiries and there is a comprehensive range of leaflets and maps and an information book in the lodge to help you plan your visits to local attractions.

Many people return time and time again to the Lodge once they have sampled the wonderful peaceful riverside location, with all the attractions of Stratford being less than a mile away and close to the Cotswolds.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Birmingham 25 km, Nearest railway: Stratford-upon-Avon 3 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private fishing lake or river
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors


- The Lodge has unique magnificent views from every window

- A nature lover's haven in a peaceful and tranquil setting

- Your nearest neighbours are the cows and rabbits in the meadow and the birds in the hedgerow and riverbank.

- Less than 1 mile from Stratford-upon-Avon with all its attractions

- Fishing rights on the river just outside the lodge (1.5 miles of river bank available)

- Lodge is owned by an artist with original artwork on display

Further details outdoors

Decking with dining table, chairs, swinging double settee, pretty flower boxes and borders and magnificent views.

Parking for 2 cars at the side of the lodge.

Uninterrupted views of the river and surrounding countryside.

Nature on your doorstep - regular visitors are: kingfishers, herons, woodpeckers, swans, ducks, geese, goldfinches, etc.


There is a riverboat taxi that leaves every 30 minutes from the opposite side of the river (you can catch it by crossing the walk bridge) to take you into Stratford. You can also walk into Stratford along the riverside walk.

2 km of free fishing on the River Avon for guests. The fishing season is from the 16th June to 16th March, a rod license is required. Perch, Bream, Roach, Chub, Barbel, and Pike are among the catches

Riverside walks into Stratford-upon-Avon

Further details

Linen and towels are provided

Your booking is made with the owners, direct who will answer any of your queries and assist in helping you to have a most enjoyable stay.

The Central England/Cotswolds region

Stratford-upon-Avon is the birthplace of William Shakespeare, steeped in culture and history. Set in the beautiful rural Warwickshire countryside, on the banks of the river Avon, it is one of the most important tourist destinations in the UK. With easy road, rail and airport access, it is the perfect place for a vacation or short break

Using the Lodge as a base, you can enjoy the delights not only of Shakespeare's hometown, but also the nearby surrounding shire counties of Oxfordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire. Enjoy Blenheim Palace and the Cotswolds to the south, Worcester and the Malverns to the west, Warwick Castle and Henley in Arden to the north, and all within an hour's journey of Stratford itself.

Shakespeare's Houses - all open to the public

Anne Hathaways Cottage (home of Shakespeare's wife) Mary Ardens House (childhood home of Shakespeare's Mother) Halls Croft (home of husband of Shakespeare's Daughter) Nash House & New Place (Shakespeare's family home from 1587-1616)

Other Attractions

Stratford Butterfly Farm, Stratford Town and Ghost Walks, Shakespeare's Birthplace Trust, Shakespeare's Brass Rubbing Centre, Shakespearience, Warwick Castle, Charlecote Park, Compton Verney Art Gallery, Stratford Races, Greenway Cycle Track, National Trusts Properties

Stratford upon Avon

For theatre goers there is always something showing at the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) with a full set of programmes throughout the year.

Stratford-upon-Avon has a very rich and varied programme of events and activities throughout the year: theatres, arts, music in the parks, river racing, river cruising, walks along the river or simply relax and take in the atmosphere that is Shakespeare's Stratford. There is an information book packed full of details of activities in the Lodge.

Shopping in Stratford

There are a wide and diverse range of shops in town - Make your day out or weekend away one to remember - From designer boutiques to homemade craft and souvenir shops.

The Town has an enormous range of bars, cafes, inns and restaurants. With such a diverse choice, there is something for everyone at most times of the day. So whether you fancy a snack for lunch, a four course dinner or pub grub, you should find something for everyone here. The menu choice is eclectic you can choose from the wide variety including British, Mediterranean - French, Italian, Greek, or the Far East - Indian or Chinese and many more - something for every palate.

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9 May 2014


"Nature and tranquillity at its best"

I stayed in the lodge three times now with my young son and elderly parents. It is idyllic. Its location is perfect - you are greated every morning by the cows behind in the field , the ducks, swans a… More

22 Apr 2014


"Beautiful accommodation and beautiful surroundings."

We had a lovely stay at the lodge. The accommodation was first rate and had everything we needed. The arrangements were made swiftly and easily. The place was within easy access to everything we neede… More

13 Jan 2014


"Couldn't ask for anymore."

The location of this Lodge is magical. My daughter was entertained by all the wildlife there is to see and loved watching all the birds. It's a very relaxing and peaceful spotIt i easy enough t… More

3 Jan 2014


"Very nice spot on the River Avon, enjoyed our stay"

We stayed for 4 nights over New Year with my partner and two children under 10. We all enjoyed a wonderful peaceful break by the River Avon. I thought the lodge was extremely well equipped, the double… More

8 Sep 2013



Thank you once again for another wonderful stay. We couldn't wait to come back so booked a 4 night break for April.We were so pleased to see that the river taxi was running, as when we stayed in… More

19 Jul 2012



I would definitely recommend this lodge to everyone. Our ages ranged from 7-70 and there was something for everyone to enjoy. The location of the lodge is the best on site. Tucked in the corner wit… More

12 Jul 2012


"Great trip to "Bend in the River""

I travelled with my wife and 14 year old daughter to stratford upon avon . We arrived at the lodge at about 3 in the afternoon . it is situated in avon caravan park and facing the river just a few ste… More

7 Aug 2011


"refreshing, relaxing,tranquil."

What an amazing peaceful place, (apart from the delightful wild life) Totally relaxing Totally refreshing, you can sit there all day and watch the world go by. My husband and I have had a very stressf… More

29 Jul 2011


"Relaxing location"

Thanks for letting us stay in your lodge, we had a very relaxing time. We had 4 days of sunshine which allowed us to have breakfast on the decking. We came to have a relaxing holiday and that is certa… More

8 May 2011


"The Bend in The Rive Experience"

Great location, fantastic area for exploration. Within easy reach of the City centre and good places to eat.Really like the welcome gift. It's rare these days for people to get you started, you u… More

Review 1-10 of 13

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