Local area

Quince Cottage is ideally located to explore this beautiful part of the country. If you are looking for inspiration then we are on the doorstep to a multitude of places to see, things to do and good pubs to eat at. Stratford on Avon is only 7 miles away, Chipping Campden and Broadway only 5 and 8 miles away respectively.

The towns listed below are within easy access of Quince Cottage and travel times are approximate.

Shipston on Stour (5 mins)

Chipping Campden (15 mins)

Broadway (20 mins)

Moreton in Marsh (10 mins)

Stratford on Avon (10 mins)

Stow on the Wold (20 mins)

Cheltenham (45 mins)

Oxford (45 mins)

Warwick (20 mins)

Blenheim and Woodstock (30 mins)

For garden lovers there are many beautiful gardens to visit, Here is a selection of the bigger and more well-known gardens but there are many other smaller and equally special ones to view.


With sweeping views across the Vale of Evesham, Hidcote is made up of exquisite garden rooms, each possessing its own special character.


Kiftsgate Court Gardens is a series of interconnecting gardens each with its distinct character and secrets.

Snowshills Manor and Lavender Farm

Home to a spectacular collection of more than 22,000 objects from across the world.

Charlecote Park

The Tudor home of the Lucy family for more than 700 years, the ornate buildings and wider parkland sum up the essence of Tudor England.

Compton Verney

Art Gallery owned by The Moore Foundation. Recent exhibitions include Van Gogh, only 10 minutes away.


An extraordinary Indian house set amidst the Cotswold Hills. In the Mogul style of Rajasthan the house is set within a romantic water garden.

Batsford Arboretum

Tucked away on a south facing escarpment of the famous Cotswold Hills. Find about the history of the arboretum and the treasure of rare plants and trees it contains.

Upton House

Experience the country home of a 1930s’ millionaire, and passionate art collector. Enjoy internationally important works by artists such as Guardi, Canaletto and others.

Coughton Court

Through its rich and varied history, the house has witnessed some of the most defining moments in British history – from the court of Henry VIII to the Gunpowder plot of 1605

Sudely Castle

With royal connections spanning a thousand years, Sudely has played an important role in the changing times of England’s past.