Self Catering Stratford

Staycation Accommodation
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Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s back!

2022 Spring season at RSC launches with Much Ado About Nothing. 6 weeks of mayhem and merriment from 4 February to 6 March. After nearly 2 years of disruption you can enjoy the spectacle and excitement of a night at the theatre ( afternoons too!) There are multiple plots involving the bringing together of young couples despite the meddling of

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stratford_194820

Ditching the OTAs

OTAs, Online Travel Agents are the guys who’ve made my job easy over the last few years. I’ve not once had to advertise the holiday let, because all that work has been done by channel managers and multinational travel companies such as Booking dot com and Expedia. Easy for me, but at the cost of commission payments, and more importantly,

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cyclists

I’m Halfway Between Lands End And John O’Groats

One of the earliest groups to book the Holiday Let were these lovely cyclists enroute from Lands End to John O’ Groats. They stopped off at the Holiday Let for a few nights R and R, using the washing machine to give their lycra a refresh, and laying out the tents to dry on the lawn here. Since their stay,

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the-midlands

A Place to Meet Up

One of the joys of this business is meeting such lovely people. By default, visitors are relaxed; they’re away from work; no worries about parking; they have the whole house to themselves, and most importantly they’re with people they love. I mean they’re with family and friends. This house seems to attract groups of friends, and families, having a get

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lovely-guests

A Perfect Location

I set up this house as a self catering holiday let in 2016. I lived next door and had always liked the house, so when my neighbours were selling it was an opportunity I couldn’t miss. Stratford upon Avon is very well known as a tourist destination, principally because of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Shakespeare properties, and also because

Read More...
Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s back!

2022 Spring season at RSC launches with Much Ado About Nothing. 6 weeks of mayhem and merriment from 4 February to 6 March. After nearly 2 years of disruption you can enjoy the spectacle and excitement of a night at the theatre ( afternoons too!) There are multiple plots involving the bringing together of young couples despite the meddling of

Read More...
stratford_194820

Ditching the OTAs

OTAs, Online Travel Agents are the guys who’ve made my job easy over the last few years. I’ve not once had to advertise the holiday let, because all that work has been done by channel managers and multinational travel companies such as Booking dot com and Expedia. Easy for me, but at the cost of commission payments, and more importantly,

Read More...
cyclists

I’m Halfway Between Lands End And John O’Groats

One of the earliest groups to book the Holiday Let were these lovely cyclists enroute from Lands End to John O’ Groats. They stopped off at the Holiday Let for a few nights R and R, using the washing machine to give their lycra a refresh, and laying out the tents to dry on the lawn here. Since their stay,

Read More...
the-midlands

A Place to Meet Up

One of the joys of this business is meeting such lovely people. By default, visitors are relaxed; they’re away from work; no worries about parking; they have the whole house to themselves, and most importantly they’re with people they love. I mean they’re with family and friends. This house seems to attract groups of friends, and families, having a get

Read More...
lovely-guests

A Perfect Location

I set up this house as a self catering holiday let in 2016. I lived next door and had always liked the house, so when my neighbours were selling it was an opportunity I couldn’t miss. Stratford upon Avon is very well known as a tourist destination, principally because of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Shakespeare properties, and also because

Read More...