"An old market town with a Medieval theme." Henley in Arden by lou31
Henley in Arden Travel Guide: 15 reviews and 31 photos
We had passed through Henley with the tour on our way to Stratford and from the little I saw through the window I knew I had to come back and see more.
It is about 12 miles from Stratford and easily accessed by either bus or train. I spent the most part of a day there and really enjoyed my trip.
Henley is an ancient old Market Town and it's High Street is a fine example of a medieval village street. A mixture of plaster, red brick and black and white half timbered houses and pubs takes you back in time.
I found myself just wandering up and down the High Street taking it all in. If it hadn't been for the cars you'd swear you were back in the 1500's.
I kept finding more and more interesting places. Like a little laneway which led into a small ancient grave yard. Just tucked in behind an old church. It was intriguing!
And I had the best meal I was to enjoy throughout my whole UK trip.
The overall appearance of the village was clean and colourful. Obviously the locals take pride in their town.
I found little laneways and quirky places all over.
- Pros:Medieval charm...a real " back in time " experience.
- Cons:I can't really think of any!
- In a nutshell:A place that will draw you back.
If you wander around you will be delighted by little discoveries. This town really has charm and history. Like when I... more travel advice
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