Spring 2021

17 Oct20866 Village Life Meets Luxury Steeped in history and the charm of village life, Burnside Hotel is an award-winning independent hotel that offers a luxury stay for visitors to the historic village of Shottery, near Stratford-upon-Avon. Revel in centuries of literary tradition at the birthplace of William Shakespeare, dine on the culinary masterpieces of the Burnside Restaurant, and enjoy the friendly magnificence of a luxury guest experience curated by the Burnside team. Once an imposing 19th century manor residence, Burnside Hotel has today been fully restored and extended to become an award-winning, independent boutique hotel that promises luxury and relaxation. With twenty-one equally resplendent rooms and comprehensive facilities that can accommodate a family weekend away, a romantic getaway for two, or an unforgettable wedding celebration, Burnside is open for all. Located in the charming village of Shottery just a mile from the centre of the historic town of Stratford-upon-Avon, Burnside’s premier location is not only revered for its driving accessibility and proximity to the railway station. Just a five-minute walk through the village’s pretty period properties will deliver Burnside guests to the internationally iconic Anne Hathaway’s cottage, the family home of William Shakespeare’s wife. For those in search of more sites of historic literary tradition, Burnside offers an exclusive Mercedes shuttle service to and from Stratford-upon-Avon, enabling guests to explore William Shakespeare’s birthplace and the Royal Shakespeare theatre, dotted amongst the historic sights of the town. Whether by foot, bike or even boat, guests can experience Stratford- upon-Avon and Warwickshire in all its glory and, after a busy day of adventure, return to the comfort of Burnside for an evening of fine dining and sumptuous rest. The recently licensed restaurant serves guests and the people of Stratford-upon-Avon delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner dishes that combine traditional favourites with unique twists of modern cuisine. Diners can follow or precede their feasting with a drink at Saddles Bar, distinct in its style that – true to name – is complete with handcrafted saddle stools at the bar. Then, retire to the one of the luxury bedrooms that are brimming with style and comfort, boasting contemporary design that is interwoven with traditional touches celebrating the history of their surroundings. Or, go back in time to Brookside Cottage, the adjoining residence that dates back to 1635 and is complete with original flagstone flooring, a fabulous inglenook fireplace, a quaint, flourishing garden and all the trimmings of modern luxury living. Housing up to six people, the grade II listed cottage is the perfect option for both families and couples seeking an idyllic stay in the heart of England. It is unsurprising that this pinnacle of luxurious village hospitality has been recognised with awards and accreditations such as Best Boutique Hotel in Warwickshire in the Resorts and Retreats Awards by LUXlife Magazine. The independent hotelier, Wrestling with Hotels has also voted Burnside as one of the Top 6 Secret UK Staycation Hotels, attesting to the resplendence of this hidden gem of Shakespeare County. Whilst the doors of Burnside may currently be closed in line with government Covid-19 restrictions, there is no time like the present to visit its website and book a stay with the hotel for its grand reopening at the easing of lockdown. Discover the magnificence of Burnside this year for a stay that will create memories to last a lifetime. Company: Burnside HOTEL Contact: RAKESH SINGH Website: burnsidestratford.co.uk