Henley-in-Arden is a vibrant and friendly town of 4,000 inhabitants that is surrounded by lovely countryside. It is situated on the A3400 in the County of Warwickshire 8 miles north of Stratford-upon-Avon, William Shakespeare's birthplace, 11 miles to the south of Solihull and 18 miles south of Birmingham, England's second city. The historic towns of Warwick, Royal Leamington Spa and Coventry are also near by. Henley-in-Arden railway station provides direct links to Birmingham Snow Hill and Stratford-upon-Avon. The M42 and M40 motorways are only a few miles away.
The ancient town has an abundance of shops, restaurants, wine bars, pubs and banks along its High Street where a number of historic buildings can also be found. Every Wednesday and Saturday there is a Market in the town that has been going on since medieval times. The town also benefits from a number of sports facilities such as two golf courses, a tennis club with seven tennis courts and a sports club for a number of activities for all ages. Horse riding is also available nearby. Numerous local societies and clubs can also be found on a number of special interests. There are also excellent schools and other higher educational facilities locally.