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Shakespeare's Family Homes

Billesley, (Nr Alcester), Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, B49 6NF, United Kingdom
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from £173 per person
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Let your imagination run wild as you discover Shakespeare's life in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth century with tickets to one of his Family Homes. 

What's included?

  • Tickets to one of Shakespeare's Family Homes. A choice of one of the following: Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Mary Arden's Farm or Anne Hathaway’s Cottage (worth £18.50pp)
  • Dinner on your first night (worth £25pp)
  • Two nights accommodation at the exquisite Billesley Manor Hotel
  • A bottle of red wine on arrival (worth £19.50)
  • Full English breakfast daily
  • Lake check-out of 12pm (worth £40)

*Please note this break cannot be cancelled or amended and therefore the Flexibility Payment option is not applicable to this break. This is due to attraction tickets being issued by a third party supplier

At a glance

  • Discover the world renowned work of William Shakespeare and find out what his life entailed by visiting one of his Family Homes. Choose from Shakespeare's Birthplace, Anne Hathaway's Cottage or Mary Arden's Farm
  • The market town of Stratford-upon-Avon is bursting with quaint cafes, boutique shops and plenty of green space to relax in next to the calming River Avon

Good to know

  • Rumour has it that William Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway in a small church on the hotels grounds in 1582
  • Relax after a busy day visiting the nearby attractions and enjoy relaxing in the on-site health and leisure club
  • In order to avoid disappointment, please ensure you pre-book your dinner reservation directly with the hotel prior to your arrival on 01789 279 955

Our saving of 29% highlighted on this offer is calculated based on rates displayed on the hotel’s website, compared to the Greatlittlebreaks selling price. An example of our discount throughout February is:

On 28/02/2020, this package totals £488.60, to include a two night stay in a Standard Double Room with breakfast and added value extras, as listed above.

Based on the Greatlittlebreaks price you will save 29%. Our discount was checked on 19/06/2019

Billesley Manor is a beautiful country hotel and also a retreat from modern life, with a mixture of traditional and modern rooms, relaxing grounds and great leisure facilities. This magnificent 16th Century Manor House is set in 11 acres of its own private parkland with unique Topiary garden and sun terrace yet only a short drive from Stratford-upon-Avon.The Manor House has 52 traditionally styled bedrooms, including four poster rooms and suites many with stunning garden views. A further 20 bedrooms are situated in the Cedar Barns, which have a more modern and contemporary design. 

Further Information

Please note that the hotel will be under refurbishment during 2019. During this time small parts of the hotel will be closed to guests. Every effort will be made by the hotel to ensure disruption to your stay is kept to a minimum. 


Check-In: 15:00
Check-Out: 11:00

Breakfast served: 07:00-09:30 Monday - Friday 
Breakfast served: 07:30-10:30 Saturday - Sunday 

Dinner served: 18:30-21:00 Monday - Friday  
Dinner served: 18:30-21:30 Saturday - Sunday  

Free WiFi 
Free car parking
Pet friendly (£10 per pet per night & only in standard rooms)
One wheelchair friendly room available but does not have accessible facilities (rails etc).


Shakespeare's Houses & Gardens
Falstaff Experience 
Harvard House & The Museum of British Pewter 
Royal Shakespeare Company 
Stratford upon Avon Butterfly Farm 


By Road
Billesley, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire B49 6NF, Leave the M40 at Jct 15 and join the A46 towards Stratford-upon-Avon. Continue for approximately 9 miles past Snitterfield and the turnings for Stratford-upon-Avon. The hotel can be found by turning right off the A46 to Billesley.

By Rail
Nearest train station: Stratford-Upon-Avon: 3 miles.

By Air
Nearest airport: Birmingham International: 23 miles.

  • Bar
  • Sauna
  • Solarium
  • Gym/Weights Room
  • Swimming Pool (indoor)
  • Tennis Courts
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone
  • TV (Satellite)
  • Hairdryer
  • FREE WiFi
  • Trouser Press
  • Spa
  • Parking (Free)
  • Cot
  • Packed Lunches
  • Full Fitness Centre
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Yoga
  • Pets Allowed - FREE
  • Dry Cleaning service
  • Conference Facilities
  • WiFi in hotel (FREE)
  • WiFi in guest rooms (FREE)
  • Garden
Customer Reviews
Overall Rating 4.4375
based on 10 reviews.
Customer Rating: Mr Cartledge, Nottingham Excellent hotel steeped in history. However for the price the menu - same meals for all 3 nights - was disappointing due to no variety on each night of a fairly restricted menu. Room was excellent but no mini bar and no hotel safe was surprising. The bar was quite small and the drinks menu restricted. The quality of the food however was excellent. Overall due to the age and association with Shakespeare a great experience.

Customer Rating: Mr chester, Market Rasen Lovely hotel, great service, highly recommended

Customer Rating: Mrs Griffin, Penzance Bar prices were too expensive, if we wanted spa treatments these were all extra full prices and not discounted.

Customer Rating: Mr Threlfall, Marlow

Customer Rating: Mr martin, Newark Room twenty very dark due to veranda outside with wisteria over could not read a newspaper in the room, otherwise great venue

Customer Rating: Mrs Birchall, Chorley

Customer Rating: Mr Peacock, Maidenhead

Customer Rating: Mr Hughes, Tamworth

Customer Rating: Mr Murray, Barton upon Humber The hotel and grounds were very good and not far out of Stratford. One thing I found very interesting was the Manor Church. Looking round and seeing how things were done many years ago was interesting including the small area where the lord of the manor sat beside a fire that had been lite on cold days to keep him warm.

Customer Rating: Mr Grafton, Sevenoaks The hotel is a lovely place in a beautiful location, with excellent facilities. It is very old and has character, so we didn't worry about a few instances where more modern fittings would have been good. The service was excellent throughout our stay.

84% of our customers would go back

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