Travel & Parking

Shipston on Stour signpost

Shipston-on-Stour is easily accessible by car, train, and bus, making it a convenient destination for visitors. Being just a 20 minute hop from Stratford-upon-Avon; under one hour from Birmingham and less than two hours from London, Shipston-on-Stour is perfect for a day out. No matter your mode of transport, a warm welcome awaits you from Shipston.

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There are several ways to get to Shipston-on-Stour depending on your starting point and preferred mode of transportation.



By Car

From M40 & Birmingham: Exit at Junction 15 and follow the A429, then the A3400 to Shipston.

From Stratford-upon-Avon: The quickest route is via the A46, which takes about 20 minutes.

From Warwick: Take the A429 and A46, which takes about 30 minutes

Plan your journey on Google Maps

By Bus

A bus runs from Stratford-upon-Avon to Shipston, taking about 45 minutes.

A bus runs from Birmingham to Cheltenham, stopping in Shipston, taking about 2 hours.

Plan your journey at the Traveline website

By Train

The nearest train station is Moreton-in-Marsh, about 8 miles from Shipston-on-Stour. Trains run to London Paddington, Oxford, Worcester and Hereford.
There are also direct trains from London Paddington to Stratford-upon-Avon, from where you can take a taxi or bus to Shipston-on-Stour.

Plan your journey at  National Rail Enquiries

By Bike

Shipston-on-Stour enjoys a great location on the edge of the Cotswolds, accessible by cyclists of all abilities. The main route is the 74 mile Sustrans route 48, which passes through beautiful market towns and countryside.

Plan your ride at the Sustrans website

By Taxi

Shipston-on-Stour has plenty of local taxis to help you get around, whether that’s to and from train stations, nearby towns, or to visit surrounding attractions.

Find a local taxi company



Secure your spot. Ample parking awaits in one of Shipston’s four public car parks:


Bridge Street Car Park

Mill Court, CV36 4AA

Available spaces 63

Mill Street Car Park

20 Willow Bank, CV36 4AE

Available spaces 27

West Street Car Park

West Street, CV36 4EA

Available spaces 23

Telegraph Street Car Park

Telegraph Street, CV36 4AP

Available spaces 63

Please note:

Locations in south Warwickshire with electric vehicle charging points can be found here: