Porter's Lodge

Polesworth, Warwickshire, England

Stay in a historic gatehouse cottage at the entrance to Polesworth Abbey. 2 night minimum stay. Dogs welcome.

Key Points

  • Cottage in a 9th century building offers a romantic retreat for 2 in Polesworth.
  • Enjoy the original features and charm of the property with your loved one.
  • Relax in the claw footed bathtub before snuggling up around the woodburner.
  • There is a modern kitchen with all mod cons.


Situated in the centre of the large village of Polesworth, North Warwickshire, this historic cottage is located in a medieval gatehouse at the entrance to Polesworth Abbey which dates back to the 9th century. It has been lovingly restored to its original use and furnished and decorated to retain character and charm. There is antique furniture in keeping with the age of the cottage.

This cottage sleeps 2 with a charming double galley bedroom with exposed beams and luxury bathroom with freestanding bath. There is also a 3-bay chamber providing open plan living accommodation including fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with original stone fireplace and warming woodburner.

Guests are able to visit the original porter's office and his family's meagrre quarters to learn about its connection with William Shakespeare. You can also enjoy walks around the abbey's grounds. Nearby other activities are on offer - horseriding, fishing, good golf courses, water and theme parks and Statford-upon-Avon is within easy reach.

2 night minimum stay. Dogs welcome on request.

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Room Types

Double Ensuite
Family Rooms
Whole property for 5 or more








 Dining area


 Plug sockets

 Washing machine



Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks

 Lake / River

 Local shop

 Pub within walking distance



 Family friendly site











Young Children

 Welcome all ages


 Free parking

Nearest Airport/s

Birmingham / East Midlands

Content updated on 3rd November 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom