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Goose Lodge

(Ref. 1011441)

Halford, Warwickshire Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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58 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely place, well equipped and comfortable."

    A superb location to explore the area.

    Thank you Kim. We’re glad you enjoyed your stay. Alasdair and Judith. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kim5.0Oct 2023

  • "Lovely place."

    Well kitted out although chairs round table were rather uncomfortable. Kitchen utensils etc good but not really any suitable dishes with kids for cooking in the microwave. Excellent TV and comfortable seating. Good mattress often not the case in other cottages. Cosy and light. Would certainly come again. Shame we didn’t get to meet owners.

    Sorry you found the dining chairs uncomfortable. We have the same mattress on our own bed so I know it’s comfortable. I will check if the microwave containers need replacing ASAP. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sally4.4Oct 2023

  • "We had a lovely relaxing week in Goose Lodge."

    It was comfortable and spotlessly clean with quality furnishings, pictures etc and great attention to detail. The owners are friendly and approachable with local advice and our dog Roxy was pleased to meet their airedale Billy! We enjoyed exploring the beautiful surrounding villages and good riverside walks in Stratford. Thank you.

    Thanks Pippa for the lovely feedback and we’re so pleased you enjoyed your time in Goose Lodge. Billy certainly enjoyed meeting your Airedale Roxy too!! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pippa5.0Sep 2023

  • "We have booked a few cottages around the Cotswold area but none have met such a ..."

    We have booked a few cottages around the Cotswold area but none have met such a high standard of cleanliness, style and comfort as goose lodge The accommodation was superb modern yet warm and comfortable,the level of presentation and cleaning done was excellent, lots of space and a stocked kitchen for when you feel like cooking and a decent television for a change for those cold nights in, The area is picturesque and a fantastic base for touring the Cotswolds, but take a torch the village doesn’t believe in street lighting so an evening walk can be tricky, are hosts made us and are dog most welcome on arrival and where always available if called upon , Goose lodge is by far the nicest place we have stayed so far in the Cotswolds and will definitely be returning , One last thing I will add, you can park your car out side your door which is quite a novelty theses days when you hire a place in the Cotswolds Thanks for a lovely stay Chris , Sandra and penny Are dog was welcomed by

    Thank you Christopher for your lovely words. We are proud of Goose Lodge and so pleased that our guests enjoy their time there too. We hope to see you again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Sep 2023

  • "We just loved our stay at Goose Lodge , great location , very well equipped and ..."

    We just loved our stay at Goose Lodge , great location , very well equipped and to a very high standard , we consider this to be the best holiday let we have stayed in Our hosts Judith and Alisdair made us very welcome

    Thank you for your kind comments and we’re glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Sep 2023

  • "We had a lovely week at goose lodge, spotlessly clean and very comfortable, in a quite location in a beautiful village."

    Alister and Judith where very good hosts, without being intrusive. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend to anyone wanting a relaxing stay.

    Glad you enjoyed your visit to Goose Lodge and thank you for the excellent review. We hope to see you again sometime. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Aug 2023

  • "A very comfortable lodge which was well equipped located in a delightful village."

    We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your comments. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Edward5.0Aug 2023

  • "Goose Lodge was very comfortable; a cosy nook for two; a perfect location for exploring the area."

    It was quiet, secluded & restful with all possible amenities within. The hosts were most welcoming & on hand if anything was required. By a considerable margin, the best cottage we have ever stayed in.

    So pleased you enjoyed your stay and many thanks for your fantastic feedback. We hope to see you again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Jun 2023

  • "Goose lodge was immaculate, clean, comfortable, well equipped."

    { a couple of sun loungers would be nice } Handy for Stratford which we love.

    Thank you David for your great feedback. We have thought about sun loungers but storage when not in use would be tricky. Not ruling it out though !! Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2023

  • "Goose Lodge was a joy to stay in."

    Facilities were to a high standard and it was very relaxing. Bed was very comfortable and we slept very well every night we were there. Also a good base to visit surrounding area.

    So pleased you enjoyed your stay Hazel and that you slept well. Thank you for your wonderful feedback. Alasdair and Judith. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Hazel5.0Jun 2023

  • "Absolutely stunning."

    Can’t wait to return.

    So glad you enjoyed your visit and sorry not to meet you as we were also away! We look forward to doing so upon your return. Judith Property Owner

    Reviewed by Cecilia5.0Jun 2023

  • "A very comfortable and enjoyable stay in Goose Lodge."

    The lodge is so well equipped, clean, peaceful and has a great location for trips to Stratford and the Cotswold villages.

    Thanks Graham for your positive feedback and we are pleased that you enjoyed your holiday at Goose Lodge. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Graham5.0May 2023

  • "We stayed at Goose Lodge at the end of March for 5 days, it was a beautiful lodge, with everything you need, It was nice having the owners nearby just in case you needed them."

    We would definitely go back and highly recommend staying here

    Thank you Vikki it was a pleasure to have you staying at Goose Lodge. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Vikki5.0Mar 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay from 17 th March to 25th March."

    The hosts were very accommodating and friendly and we look forward to coming back again to stay in the not too distant future. Tadhg & Mary.

    So pleased you enjoyed your visit and thank you for the lovely feedback. We hope that you are able to come again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Mar 2023

  • "We were very happy with all aspects of Goose Lodge."

    The owners should be very proud of the service they provide. Our stay was faultless. Many thanks to Judith and Alistair.

    Thank you Christine for your lovely remarks. We’re delighted that you enjoyed your time at Goose Lodge. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Feb 2023

  • "The property lacks for nothing whatsoever."

    It provided a warm and welcoming base for our pre Christmas break.This was appreciated as the temperature outside was well below freezing. We enjoyed our excursions to Stratford,Warwick and Oxford.Many thanks to Judith and Alasdair . Rob and Lynn

    Many thanks. Glad you enjoyed your time at Goose lodge in the snow. Wishing you a merry Christmas Alasdair and Judith Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rob5.0Dec 2022

  • "A little gem."

    We booked a last minute weekend away and Goose Lodge was just perfect. Spotlessly clean and furnished to a very high standard. Very cozy to come home to on a chilly December day. The lodge had everything we needed. Great pub in the village which serves a cracking Sunday lunch. Really well placed for visiting many of the Cotswold villages during your stay. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and we will be back again. Chris, Jan and Pixie.

    Many thanks for your great review and so glad you enjoyed your weekend at Goose lodge. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Happy Christmas from Al Judith and Billy. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Dec 2022

  • "What a lovely place to stay such a relaxing stay"

    So pleased you enjoyed your stay Mark Thanks for your feedback Best wishes Judith Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Nov 2022

  • ""The perfect spot for a quiet getaway or a fantastic base for exploring the beautiful Warwickshire countryside."

    The Lodge is excellent with everything you need in a home from home, the bed is probably the best we have slept in (including our own!) and the accommodation was immaculately clean and tidy when we arrived. Judith and Alasdair (and Billy the Airedale) are the perfect host, leaving us to our own devices but on hand for any questions or enquiries we had, nothing seemed to much trouble. The village is quaint with a number of walking routes around the area and the food in the Halford Bridge Inn is superb. Unless you just want to stay in the village and chill, you will probably need a vehicle (we didn’t try public transport) but Shipston on Stour is only a couple of miles away and Stratford upon Avon and Warwick are within very easy reach. This is probably the best location we have stayed in in the last 10 years." Thank you for the use of your fantastic lodge and we’ll definitely be planning our return. ( if you’ll have us

    We would be delighted to welcome you back Alex and thank you so much for the fantastic review which we really appreciate. Alasdair Judith and Billy!! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alex5.0Sep 2022

  • "Absolutely delightful place to stay, the owners have thought of everything and supply all the essentials (especially those that you always forget to bring!"

    ) Perfect location for exploring the surrounding area or simply doing nothing but relax and unwind. The gifts of fresh tomatoes and peaches from the gardens were a bonus. The owners were lovely and didn't even bat an eyelid when our dog Rufus disappeared into their house with Billy, their dog, and refused to come out! Definitely recommend 5/5 all the way.

    Thank you Samantha for such a lovely review. So glad you enjoyed your stay in Goose Lodge and Billy certainly enjoyed playing with Rufus! Have a great party. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Aug 2022

  • "Goose Lodge is a really lovely place to stay."

    Clean, comfortable, stylish with everything you could need. A really relaxing break

    So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Many thanks Judith Property Owner

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Aug 2022

  • "A lovely place to stay and a good base to explore local areas too - Plenty of pubs/restaurants around that are also dog friendly too for those that like to eat out."

    Local walks too from the door step. The lodge had everything you could need for a stay and the owners are on hand if you do need them. Would 100% recommend.

    Thank you Jackie for the great feedback. Glad you enjoyed your stay and found plenty to do and see in the area. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jackie5.0Jul 2022

  • "Good location to visit local villages like Ilmington with its community cafe and shop which is in a beautiful village setting."

    Pleasant lodge. We visited when there was an art week on in the area which we enjoyed.

    Thank you for your feedback and I would be interested to hear what in the listing you thought was inaccurate so we can look at amending it please. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christine4.7Jul 2022

  • "Lovely and tranquil."

    Goose lodge was a beautifully finished lodge with modern facilities. Clean and tidy. Communication with owner was good and our welcome pack and message was appreciated. Close to most major visit sites, with a welcoming pub within 5 minutes walk. Would recommend highly.

    Thanks Daren we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your kind comments. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Daren5.0Jun 2022

  • "Nicest property we have stayed in."

    Very quiet and peaceful, within short drive to all well known destinations. Would recommend.

    We really appreciate your comments Stephen thanks so much. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0May 2022

  • "The property was clean, presented to a high standard and contained everything that was needed during the time we were there."

    The dog bowl, dog biscuits and dog feeding mat were appreciated as was the welcome back message around the bottle of wine. The friendly owners were discretely on hand if there were any issues that needed to be addressed and were always willing to chat if we saw them in passing on the driveway leading to the lodge. Although we didn’t get to use the seating on the deck to the front of the property we thought it was a nice touch which added to the overall appeal. We would thoroughly recommend the property because of its’ location and the friendliness of the owners and the people in Halford.

    Thank you so much for the wonderful review Richard. It’s so nice to hear comments like this. We hope to see you all again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Richard5.0May 2022

  • "We stayed for 5 days at Goose Lodge & we thoroughly enjoyed our stay."

    The place was very comfortable & thoughtfully equipped for a short break or a longer stay. Tea, coffee & milk is there when you arrive. Goose Lodge is very well situated, being central to many places of interest. I'm sure we shall return.

    Thanks Lisa we’re so pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back sometime. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0May 2022

  • "Owners Judith and Alasdair friendly and helpful,location was quiet and peaceful."

    Goose lodge had great facilites and spotlessly clean and very comfortable,looking forward to returning in the near future MANY THANKS

    Thanks so much for the great review and we’re so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Hope your journey home went well after the early start!! Look forward to welcoming you all back to Goose Lodge. Property Owner

    Reviewed by William5.0Apr 2022

  • "Goose Cottage was an attractive wooden lodge."

    It was very well equipped and was situated in a quiet location behind owners house. My only small criticism was that the seats provided to sit on the very nice veranda were rather uncomfortable

    I am sorry you didn’t find the outside chairs very comfortable. We do provide seat cushions especially for them. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joy4.1Apr 2022

  • "An excellent holiday let in a really nice village which also has a dedicated "dog walk" - perfect all round!"

    Thanks John so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Goose Lodge. Sorry not to meet you as I was away for a few days too!! Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Apr 2022

  • "A delightful lodge."

    Everything beautifully kept. Lots of interesting places to visit nearby.

    Thank you Joan we are delighted you enjoyed your stay at Goose Lodge. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joan5.0Mar 2022

  • "Absolutely gorgeous place spotless and had everything we needed the furniture and decorations where very well thought of we loved staying at the GOOSE LODGE cannot wait to return the owners where absolutely fantastic."

    Thank you Noelia so glad you enjoyed your last minute week in Goose Lodge. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Noelia5.0Mar 2022

  • "Fabulous stay, thank you so much."

    . Only comment would be if there was a small area of grass/lawn up by the lodge that would be amazing... Just for pooches to have tiddles last thing at night or early doors. But have to say everything was just lovely, great place to stay! Will definitely come back.

    Thanks for your great feedback. Unfortunately there is nowhere to put any grass outside the lodge as the space is needed for parking and turning. In the past we have allowed people to bring their dog onto our lawn so please ask when you next come. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Vanessa5.0Mar 2022

  • "Great stay in a fantastic lodge"

    So pleased you enjoyed your stay in Goose Lodge and thanks for your great feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Feb 2022

  • "This is how to run a holiday let, coming from a background in self catering tourism, I can tell you Alistair and Judith have hit the mark and anybody who is going to stay at Goose Lodge will not be disappointed."

    Even though we only got to meet Alistair, hopefully we will meet Judith next time we visit. We would highly recommend this property. Debra and Tim

    Such wonderful comments thanks so much. I was away during your visit and look forward to seeing you another time. Best wishes Judith Property Owner

    Reviewed by Debra5.0Feb 2022

  • "Goose Lodge is the perfect place to stay."

    The Lodge is absolutely beautiful, and it has everything you need and more for your stay. Lovely little welcome package to get you started and Alisdair and Judith are fabulous hosts. You are just 3 miles from The Cotswolds border plus an awful lot to see and do in Warwickshire. We absolutely loved it here and so did our little dachshund Daisy

    Thanks Rachael so much for the lovely comments. Very pleased you enjoyed your visit despite storm Eunice cutting it short by a night. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rachael5.0Feb 2022

  • "Only one word for it "Amazing" perfect from beginning to end."

    Lots to do and lots of things to see within a short drive also perfect for relaxing days and nights in either to cook or to order local takeaways which from personal experience were delicious. Owners were so friendly and knowlegable we will definitely be booking again very soon and just to finish off we tried the Halford Bridge Inn a couple of days before we were due to leave Goose Lodge and what a find we walked in strangers and left as friends the Sunday lunch was impeccable and owners and locals very friendly just wish we had visited this place earlier this must be on your list of visits and hope you all enjoy the whole experience as much as we did enjoy everyone

    So pleased you enjoyed your stay at Goose Lodge and we look forward to welcoming you back soon David and Michelle. Thanks for the wonderful review. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Jan 2022

  • "Absolutely fantastic - will definitely recommend."

    Met the owners who were very accommodating and friendly.

    Thanks Tony for the great feedback. So pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tony5.0Dec 2021

  • "The property was exceptionally well presented and a delight to stay in."

    Even though pets are allowed there was no cause for concern to non pet owners choosing to stay here as it is immaculate in its cleanliness and freshness.

    Reviewed by John5.0Nov 2021

  • "Goose Cottage is a lovely cosy place to stay, and exceeded our expectations which were set high to start with."

    It is plenty big enough for the two of us; very light and airy due to the vaulted ceiling in the lounge/diner with velux windows and the double sets of french doors and glass; very comfortable being furnished to a high standard; and provided everything we needed for a week's stay. The location makes it an ideal place to stay for exploring the tourist hotspots of the Cotswolds, and Stratford upon Avon is only about 25 minutes drive away. Can't fault a thing, highly recommended!

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0Nov 2021

  • "Lovely cottage and hosts."

    Would definitely recommend

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Nov 2021

  • "I’m so glad to have found this little gem."

    The location was perfect for some lovely walks and to visit Stratford, among other areas of interest. The Lodge was elegantly decorated whilst feeling homely and cosy. All in all, money and time well spent - thank you!

    Reviewed by Bernadette5.0Oct 2021

  • "Goose Lodge is truly a stunning Lodge very clean and very comfortable and situated in a lovely village in easy reach to all the other beautiful villages in the cotswolds."

    Highly recommended !! We will definitely return !

    Reviewed by Charlie5.0Oct 2021

  • "Absolutely excellent place to stay!"

    Cannot fault it in any way whatsoever! Recommend it to anyone who needs a lovely quiet break!

    Reviewed by Dennis5.0Oct 2021

  • "We found this property and the owners very welcoming."

    It was very clean and comfortable and had everything we needed to make our stay very comfortable . Would recommend this place if you are looking for somewhere to have a quiet stay .

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Sep 2021

  • "Goose Lodge, as well as being a lovely place to stay, was centrally placed to visit many attractions, towns and villages in the area."

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jul 2021

  • "Wonderful stay in a lovely part of the world."

    The lodge was perfect in every way. Better than advertised.

    Reviewed by Sam5.0Jul 2021

  • "The lodge is so beautifully decorated with all the little touches that make holidays that extra special."

    Wonderful weekend.

    Reviewed by Dave & Tonia5.0Jun 2021

  • "Yes lovely"

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2021

  • "Outstanding lodge in outstanding location."

    This is a real hidden gem and I would highly recommend. Its brand new and so cosy and comfortable and the location is simply stunning.

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2021

  • "Beautiful lodge, ideal for 2 people and a dog."

    Great location, extremely clean a real home from home in beautiful surroundings.

    Reviewed by Phil5.0May 2021

  • "The Goos Lodge is perfect."

    It is a cosy, very clean and comfortable lodge. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Paolo5.0May 2021

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed it and would definitely stay there again."

    ..The owners were very helpful and thank you Billy for being friendly with our Gizmo 0nly negative thing was would have preferred a free standing shower as bath too high for someone with less mobility.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. We are so glad you enjoyed your holiday and look forward to welcoming you back again. We are going to fit some grab handles to the bath to help people during future bookings. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Apr 2021

  • "We stayed at Goose Lodge for two weeks and we loved it."

    On arrival, the place was very clean, tidy and warm. The owners are very friendly and welcoming. The cottage is very stylish with ample open plan kitchen/dining/living room and good size bedroom and bathroom; all facilities are well equipped. The outdoor gravel area is enclosed and allowed a safe space for our dog. Halford is pretty and very small, in fact, there is only a small market with limited choice, but the Shipston on Stour village is 5 minutes drive, and we enjoyed the quiet countryside walks. I highly reccomend this place!

    Reviewed by Corinne5.0Dec 2020

  • "The Lodge is excellent and in a very good location for looking around the Cotswolds."

    The owners are very helpful.

    Reviewed by David5.0Oct 2020

  • "Perfect location for walking and the odd drive to wonderful Cotswold scenic treasures."

    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0Sep 2020

  • "The lodge we stayed in was fantastic it had everything you need and the attention to detail was first class the decor and as soon as we stepped in through the door I said wow the hosts were very helpful and friendly and halford itself was lovely lots if different fields to go in if you have a dog which we did."

    I would highly recommend the property.One thing though is if you take a dog there is no garden so you cant let it out on it's own kindly the hosts lent us a baby gate so we could open one of the doors and put it in so our dog could look out but it wasnt a problem as I took .y dog on a leaf lots of walks

    Thank you for the very positive feedback. Since your visit we have fitted a 5 bar gate at the top of the drive to enable our guests with dogs to close it behind them giving a safe and secure area to the front and side of the building on the gravel. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Aug 2020

  • "My husband and I had a lovely week staying at Goose Lodge."

    The lodge is beautiful, very comfortable and very clean. Everything you could need is provided but if there is something you need the owners are more than happy to help. There is lots to do in the area and many quaint villages to visit, also fabulous countryside for walking. We will definitely be visiting again.

    Reviewed by Marie5.0Jul 2020

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Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • One 5' king-size double bedroom with en suite bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living/kitchen dining room
  • Air-source heat pump and electric heating
  • Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV, selection of books, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Front decking area with furniture, enclosed gravelled area
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Village shop and pub within walking distance
  • River Stour 0.5 miles
  • Note : This property accepts a minimum of 3 nights

The property

Goose Lodge is a luxury wooden lodge, in the grounds of the owner's home, surrounded by peaceful Warwickshire countryside, in the village of Halford, near Shipton-on-Stour.

This stunning, all-ground-floor, cottage-style accommodation is ideal for a couple wanting to enjoy the tranquility of rural Warwickshire and the nearby Cotswolds AONB.

Accessed via an immaculate gravel driveway, shared with the owner, you will find parking for two cars at this pet-friendly abode.

Entering the property into the open-plan living area, you will find stunning features, including oak beams on the walls and ceiling, and a fantastic skylight above the dining table.

The sitting room area has a sofa and armchair to relax on, whilst enjoying watching the Smart TV, reading one of the provided books or throwing open the French doors that lead onto the decking area at the front of the property and admiring your peaceful location.

The contemporary kitchen has a double oven, fridge/freezer and a dishwasher, plus all the other modern conveniences you could wish for during your stay, with charming pale green painted cupboards providing a splash of colour to this neutral, bright and airy space.

The king-size 5' double bed, with stunning wrought iron bed frame, provides a cosy place to rest at the end of a busy day exploring, with clothes hanging space, further storage for your belongings, shutter windows and an en-suite bathroom with a shower over bath and fantastic skylight, brightening up the space.

Outside there is a front decking area with patio furniture, perfect for sitting outside with breakfast or a cup of coffee in the mornings.

The village of Halford is a short walk away and has a shop for your essential amenities, while its location along the Fosse Way provides ample walking trails along the Warwickshire countryside.

The market town of Shipston-on-Stour is just over three miles away, with a a selection of shops, restaurants, pubs, and a 17th century church.

Further afield is Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare and home to attractions including Shakespeare's Birthplace, Anne Hathaway's Cottage, the Medieval Holy Trinity Church which is the burial site of the poet, plus Stratford Butterfly Farm, a tropical greenhouse filled with butterflies.

The town of Warwick, on the River Avon, is well-worth visiting, with its famous castle, discovered by William the Conqueror and St Mary's Chruch, an 11th century building complete with Norman crypt and a tower that offers incredible views.

Venture into the Cotswolds AONB, which begins approximately 3.5 miles from the property, and admire honeypot villages, thatched roof cottages and distinctive yellow limestone churches and stately homes, amidst a backdrop of lush rolling countryside.

Visit Hidcote Manor Garden, one of the best-known arts & crafts gardens in the UK, and Snowshill Manor and Garden, a 16th century manor house and gardens, both owned by the National Trust.

See the UNESCO World Heritage Site Blenheim Palace, an incredible Oxfordshire country house and residence of the Dukes of Marlborough, and Sudeley Castle, with its chapel, St. Mary's Sudeley, best known for being the burial place of King Henry VIII's sixth wife, Queen Catherine Parr.

Animal lovers will enjoy days out at the Cotswolds Falconry Centre, an aviary with many birds of prey on display, as well as Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, a park home to over 260 animal species, set in 160 acres of landscaped parkland and gardens.

With endless opportunities for walking and sight-seeing from your doorstep, make Goose Lodge your base for a luxury, tranquil escape to Warwickshire.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

HALFORD

Shipston-on-Stour 2.5 miles; Stratford-upon-Avon 8 miles; Moreton in Marsh 9 miles.

The village of Halford, on the Fosse Way, enjoys a peaceful setting in the rural south Warwickshire countryside, with easy access to many delightful market towns and villages in the heart of England. The small market town of Shipston-on-Stour is just a short drive away, which boasts many shops, restaurants and pubs, together with a magnificent 17th century church. Stratford-upon-Avon, with Shakespeare's house, Ann Hathaway's cottage and its famous theatres and monuments, is just 8 miles away. Warwick's medieval castle and the impressive remains of Kenilworth Castle are nearby, as well as the elegant Royal Leamington Spa, with its Georgian and Victorian buildings. Explore the charming towns and villages of the Cotswolds where it's possible to visit places that have remained unchanged for centuries. Chipping Campden, Stow on the Wold, Broadway and Bourton on the Water, to name only a few, are all within easy reach. You can also enjoy two nearby golf courses, horse racing at Stratford, Warwick and Cheltenham (only 40 minutes), the Heritage Motor Museum or walk the Centenary Way. A great holiday destination at any time of the year.

Note : This property accepts a minimum of 3 nights.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter