The Barn at Middleyard
The Barn at Middleyard

The Barn is in Middleyard, just within the western border of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Middleyard is in the district of Stroud in the county of Gloucestershire.

Local Amenities

Within a 5-10 minute walk, there is a playground, sports field (cricket in summer, football in winter), Co-op, newsagent, post office, pub, hairdresser and beauty salon. There is a farmers' market in Stroud on Saturdays regularly throughout the year. For eating out, try the wonderful 'gastro' pubs scattered around Nailsworth, Minchinhampton and Rodborough. Sainsbury's supermarket is 2 miles away.

Transport links
  • Hourly bus service (Mon-Sat) 200 yards - direct service to Gloucester and Stroud
  • Stonehouse Station 2 miles - direct services from London Paddington
  • M5 (Junction 13) 4 miles
  • Birmingham International Airport 65 miles
  • Heathrow Airport 100 miles
  • Central London 110 miles
Conveniently situated for the Cheltenham Gold Cup (20 miles), Badminton Horse Trials (15 miles) and Gatcombe Horse Trials (5 miles).

Major Towns

The Barn is also well-situated for city attractions:
  • Cheltenham 16 miles - a spa town offering great sporting and cultural entertainment from the Gold Cup to the Literary Festival. There is an art gallery, the Holst museum, the Everyman theatre and great shopping
  • Cirencester 16 miles - the "Capital of the Cotwolds" an ancient market town and once the second largest town in Roman times known as Corinium. Visit the Corinium Museum, the farmer's market or try the weekly antiques and collectibles market.
  • Gloucester 11 miles - a beautiful mediaeval cathedral (scenes from Harry Potter were also filmed here) with many museums: City Museum, Folk Museum, National Waterways Museum, Nature in Art, Soldiers of Gloucestershire
  • Bristol 30 miles - a vibrant city famed for Brunel's suspension bridge, with historic harbour, zoo, @Bristol science centre, SS Great Britain
  • Bath 30 miles - exquisite Georgian city and spa town, designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, famed for its Roman baths and Abbey. Britain's only natural thermal spa, fabulous choice of independent shops, racecourse, close to Longleat safari park
  • Stratford upon Avon 50 miles - home of Shakespeare
  • Oxford 50 miles - historic university town
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We are located at:

The Barn at Middleyard

Middle Farm

Middleyard; Kings Stanley;Stonehouse

GL10 3PW

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