South Warwickshire

About the Area

South Warwickshire is dominated by the towns of Stratford upon Avon and Warwick. Stratford upon Avon is famous as the birthplace of Shakespeare and Warwick famous for its castle originally built by William the Conqueror. Both towns are a magnet for tourists.

South Warwickshire is largely rural with little population and apart from Stratford and Warwick the only remaining two main towns are Bidford on Avon and Shipston on Stour. Architecturally properties are mainly brick with black and white cottages, many thatched. The main villages are Ilmington, Admington, Upper and Lower Quinton, Alderminster, Clifford Chambers, Welford on Avon, Long Marston, Bidford upon Avon, Broom and Salford Priors. The beautiful village of Welford on Avon, Long Marston, Bideford on Avon, Barton, Broom, Wixford and Salford Priors. Meon Vale is a development area mainly of new housing situated on the Campden Road near Broad Marston.

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Travel

Distances based from Bidford upon Avon

M42 Motorway – 15 miles
M5 Motorway – 21 miles

Birmingham Airport – 30 miles

Stratford upon Avon Railway Station – 8 miles
Warwick Parkway Railway Station – 17 miles

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