Originally an 18th- century Artisans home, Machado Gallery B&B is in the centre of the historic village of Barford which sits beside the River Avon and is close to Warwick and Stratford on Avon. 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 en suite bathrooms, original furnishings and dual control electric under blankets and quality linens. Free WiFi is also included. A restaurant and local pub can be found within a short walk of the B&B, and guests can make use of the tea/coffee making facilities in the coffee bar. A continental buffet breakfast including a choice of freshly made bread or pastries, fresh fruit, yoghurt, muesli and cereals, cheese and homemade preserves is offered, alongside fresh juice, tea and espresso coffee. Buses to Stratford, Warwick and Leamington Spa stop nearby and leave every hour. Shakespeare’s hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon is just 18 minutes by car, while Warwick city centre is only 3.5 miles away. Birmingham International Airport and the National Exhibition Centre can be reached in a 30-minute drive.