Dorset House

Dorset House Alcester is a small, attractive town at the heart of one of the most popular tourist areas, yet it escapes the noise and congestion of better known towns. Dorset House is in the centre of Alcester's historic Conservation Area, facing the old town hall and parish church. The house and cottage are fully restored 'Listed' buildings, each well equipped and furnished with antiques. There is parking for up to four cars.

Dorset House is ideal for group for up to 16 people as Dorset House and Dorset Apartment are inter-connecting and can be let as one self catering.

Dorset House (sleeps 2 to 8 persons)

A spacious Georgian town house with front and rear access and pleasant aspects on all sides.

Ground floor: entrance hall; fully fitted kitchen with glazed doors to paved courtyard; W.C. and washbasin.

First floor: double bedroom with king size bed; W.C. with washbasin; very large twin bedroom, shower room.

Second floor: double bedroom; bathroom with W.C., shower and washbasin.

Dorset House Apartment (sleeps 2 to 8 persons)

A further part of Dorset House, which can be linked, or be self-contained with separate access.

Ground floor: entrance hall; large sitting & dining room with imposing 15C stone fireplace.

First floor: landing with 15C stone fireplace; bathroom with W.C. and washbasin; large twin bedroom with sitting area, shower room, second twin bedroom.

Second floor: large bedroom with king size bed; twin bedroom; W.C., bidet and washbasin.

Dorset House Cottage (sleeps 2 to 4 persons)

The spacious cottage is detached and quiet at the rear entrance to Dorset House.

Ground floor: entrance hall; shower room with W. C. and washbasin; sitting room with inglenook fire; sun room with double sofa bed; fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room.

First floor: very large twin bedroom with high hipped ceiling; landing with storage cupboards; bathroom with W.C. and washbasin.

A good range of shops, pubs, restaurants and many other amenities are in easy walking distance.

To the rear, secluded courtyards and a long walled garden lead down to the River Arrow and open country beyond.

Alcester Library has tourist information which includes timetables for bus routes to Stratford-upon-Avon, Birmingham, Evesham and Redditch, where there are onward rail services.

The house and cottage have automatic gas central heating; autowasher; tumble dryer; dishwasher; oven and grill (electric in house, gas in cottage); gas hob; microwave; fridge/freezer; colour T. V. and video; telephone; courtyard garden with outdoor funiture.

All beds have summer/winter duvets. Linen and towels are provided free of charge.



  • Church Street, Alcester
  • Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Warwickshire
  • B49 5AJ
  • Tel: ++44 (0)844 504 2887
  • Website

Amenities & Facilities

Accept children (minimum age), Telephone, Public telephone, Linen provided, Launderette, Garden/patio for guests' use, Of historic, literary or architectural interest, In town/city centre, Other sporting facilities, Access to golf course, Hairdryer, Barbecue, Drying facilities, Ironing facilities, Real log/coal fire, Central heating, Pets accepted, CD Player, Colour TVMicrowave, Dishwasher, Freezer, Washing Machine, DVD Player, Hairdryer, Barbecue, Drying facilities, Ironing facilities, Real log/coal fire, Central heating, Pets accepted, CD Player, Colour TV, Microwave, Dishwasher, Freezer, Washing Machine, DVD Player,

Travel by road

The Alcester bypass (A46) connects directly with the M40 - junction 15 and M69 - South exit. Other Motorway approaches include: M42 - junction 3 (A435) and M5 - junction 4 from North (A38), 9 from South (A46) Dorset House is opposite the Town Hall and St. Nicholas Church, at the far end of Church Street.

By public transport

From Stratford on Avon. Just 4 miles south on Stratford on Avon and just off the A422 to Banbury. When on the A422 heading south for 3 miles you will come across a turning to Loxley. Turn Left and continue up the road for approximately 200 yards. The Holiday Cottage is the down the 2nd driveway on the left. From the M40 Junction 15. Follow the A429 sign posted to Stow. Continue for approximately 5 miles until the A429 turns off left at an island (by the Fire Station). Continue straight on at that island on a minor road, until you see the sign off to the left for Loxley Village. Drive through the village, then after approximately 1 mile you will come across the driveway on your right.