Carriages 5344 and 34644 Cafes
Carriages 5344 cafe is set inside a restored original 1967 GWR Railway Carriage. Carriages 5344 cafe creates a refreshment stop at mid point on the Stratford Greenway at Milcote Picnic Area. And at our new site Stratford end of the Greenway, overlooking the racecourse.
Carriages Cafe serves a variety of refreshments, including an all day breakfast, which has proved to be a great success! There is also, a wide range of vegetarian options available.
Carriages cafe has disable facilities. As well as being popular with walkers and cyclists the FREE car park opposite, means the less energetic can still enjoy the refreshment stop.
The Stratford Greenway is a 5 mile disused railway line which Warwickshire County Council in partnership with Sustrans has transformed into traffic free walking and cycle route. Starting at the Severn Meadows Car Park on the West side of Stratford town and heading out along the river. The Greenway travels along the River Avon and Stratford Racecourse towards the nearby villages of Long Marston and Welford on Avon. This route is part of Sustrans National Cycle Network Route5 and halfway along the route is the Milcote Picnic Area along with a refurbished railway carriage café. The Carriages 5344 Cafe is ideally placed either as a stopping point to obtain refreshment or as a starting point for your journey. Cycle hire can be arranged locally from Stratford Bike Hire either start your journey or stop on route!