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  A pair of Swans on Long Itchington Pond Warwickshire 


 Long Itchington  The village that has all you need !

Six Pubs all serving real ales & food from bar snacks to full al a carte

Marton Road Farm is only 5 min's walk from the village pond where you can sit and relax, watch the wild life while enjoying a nice pint of beer or maybe a glass of wine at either The Duck on the Pond  or our own pub The Buck & Bell .

Just a little further into the heart of the village you will find The Harvester Inn               a hair Salon and the village Church. There is also a CO-OP & post office, the village Chapel and
 The Green Man Pub.

The Grand Union Canal also runs through our village where you can stop off and enjoy a beer or a glass of wine at either The Two Boats Inn  or The Cuttle Inn  both of which are situated at opposite sides of the canal, or, if you fancy a nice cup of tea or a good wholesome breakfast the Long Itch Dinner is only 2 min's walk up the road from the canal and only 10 min's walk from Marton Road Farm.

This years new adition to Marton Road Farm B & B and Campsite is our Narrow Boat 'ISIS' which is available for hire either by the 1/2 day, full day or week end hire.

'Isis'
is a 35' 1970's classic wooden top narrow boat which can take parties of up to 12 people or for a week end hire can sleep up to 4 poeple. Although 'Isis' is an old classic she has a modern galley kitchen, toilet & shower, hot & cold running water, saloon with oil fired stove and plenty of outside seating area to sit out and enjoy a beer or a glass of wine on a lovely summers evening.

Just 5 min's walk up the road from Marton Road Farm is the 'Water Margin'                 Chinese restaurant & take away

Southam Town 
is only 2 miles away where there are wide variety of shops, Banks and also a swimming baths & gym. You could also go and visit The Holy Well.   
Also the Dallas Burston Polo Grounds is set right on the outskirts of Southam Town where Marton Road Farm also offers Horse B&B and turn-out facilities.

Just a short drive or bus ride away are :-

Royal Leamington Spa visit the famous Royal Pump Rooms or the Spa centre Theatre

Rugby  famous for its school or visit the Rugby Art Gallery & museum

Coventry visit the Cathedral (old & new), motor museum or the Herbert Art Gallery

Warwick  with all its antique & craft shops and of cause Warwick Castle

Kenilworth  enjoy the outdoor swimming pool or visit Kenilworth Castle Ruins

The National Agricultural Centre in Stoneleigh   The Heritage Motor Museum in Gaydon
The Midland Air Museum (incorporating The Sir Frank Whittle Jet Heritage Centre) and The Warwickshire Exhibition Centre are all only approx 20 min's drive away.

Other places of interest in & ar
ound Warwickshire :-

Stratford Upon Avon is approx 20 miles away where you will find
Shakespeare's birth place
Ann Hathaway's cottage
The Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Hire rowing boats & punts on the river Avon
The Butterfly Farm
The Teddy Bear museum

Banbury is only approx 40 min's drive where they have a fabulous shopping arcade with canal side bistro's and don't forget to see the Banbury Cross.

On the way to Banbury you could take a slight detour to the Avon Dassett and Burton Dassett Hills or a little further across to the sight of the Battle of Edge Hill  where you can also visit the old Castle (now converted into a pub).

As we are only a short drive away from the Cotswold boarders it's very easy to go and visit any of the beautiful Towns & Villages such as:-
Shipston-on-Stour
Moreton-in-Marsh
Broadway
Stow-on-the-Wold
Bourton-on-the-Water and many more lovely areas.

Birmingham Airport  is approx 45 min's away as is the  National Exhibition Centre & Nation Indoor Arena  and the
National Motorcycle Museum .
Or just a little further up the road you could visit the Bullring Centre for a 'spot of shopping'.

 

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Long Itchington pond Warwickshire
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Long Itchington canal is only a few minutes walk.

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