Originally an 18th-century Artisan’s home, Machado Gallery B&B is set next to the River Avon in the historic village of Barford. Just a 5-minute drive from Warwick Castle, this quaint bed and breakfast features a secluded walled garden and lounges with log fires. Filled with art and antiques, the rooms at Machado feature private bathrooms, original furnishings and dual control electric under blankets and quality linens. Free Wi-Fi is also included. Freshly baked handmade bread, espresso coffee, fresh fruit and a daily cooked option feature in the substantial buffet breakfast. Local pubs and restaurants can be found within a short walk of the bed and breakfast, and guests can use the honesty bar and tea/coffee-making facilities. Shakespeare’s hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon is just 18 minutes away by car, and central Warwick is only 3.5 miles away. Birmingham International Airport and the National Exhibition Centre can be reached in a 30-minute drive.