The view from Maggie

EXPLORING NEARBY

Pubs and restaurants

 

The Falcon, Warmington - a 45 minute walk or 5 minute drive from both huts. Huge outdoor area and lovely food. Would recommend calling ahead.

 

The Plough, Warmington - small cute pub in Warmington. An hours walk or 7 minute drive.

 

The Kitchen at Arlescote - (also known as The Kitchen at Farnborough, it moved during lockdown) - lovely deli and outdoor eating area. Great for lunches and warmer evening dinners

 

Dun Cow, Hornton - lovely local pub. About a 10 minute drive or 1.5 hour walk. Has large tippee in the garden.

 

Rose and Crown, Ratley - 10 minute drive. Lovely cosy village pub

 

The Castle, Edgehill - 10 minute drive. Amazing views off Edge Hill

 

The Royal Oak, Whatcote - 20 minute drive. Michelin Star. Really wonderful, definitely book ahead

 

The White Horse, Kings Sutton - 20 minute drive. Wonderful tasting menu. Book ahead.

 

The Red Lion, Culworth - 20 minute drive. Really lovely food. Only serving until 6pm during lockdown, so check on their website or call ahead

 

Walks

 

Don’t forget you can explore the farm. There’s 500 acres to explore and some lovely animals to meet. There’s also an OS map on the book shelf to explore the local area

 

Cropredy - 10 minute drive away. Some lovely walks along the canal. There’s some nice circular walks and a cafe and pub in the village. Check the OS map for walking routes

 

Broughton Castle - 10 minute drive. Beautiful castle and grounds to explore

 

Burton Dassett - 10 minute drive. Beautiful hills to explore. Dogs on leads only.

 

Towns

 

Leamington Spa - my favourite local town. About a 20 minute drive. Lovely parks and shops as well as independent shops

 

Stratford-upon-Avon - Shakespeare’s birth place. 20 minute drive. The river is beautiful. Very impressive theatre. The town itself can be a little touristy but some pretty parts. The Farm is just outside and is a really lovely farm shop.

 

Banbury - nearest town, 5 minute drive. Has all your amenities

 

Oxford - 50 minute drive. Really beautiful and lots of great shops and restaurants

 

Bicester - 30 minute drive. Bicester Village for lots of shopping

 

Woodstock - 40 minute drive. Beautiful town with lots of independent shops and cafes. Just next to Blenheim Palace

 

Outdoor activities 

 

Stratford bike hire - hire bikes to cycle along a traffic free cycle path, just outside Stratford upon Avon

 

Avon boat hire - hire boats in Stratford upon Avon

 

The Farm - is a beautiful farm shop just outside Stratford upon Avon (there are other farm shops nearer by, but this one is particularly big and beautiful)

 

Warwick boat hire - hire pedalos, kayaks, canoes and stand up paddle boards. You can boat right underneath the castle. 

 

Valley Farm equestrian centre - a riding school just at the bottom of the village

 

Edge Hill Shooting - A clay pigeon shooting centre a few miles away

Daylesford Farm Shop - 40 minute drive - beautiful farm shop in the heart of the cotwolds. With cafe and lovely walks. Bourton on the Water and Stow on the Wold (both beautiful cotswold villages) are very nearby.