Bird in Hand is a 15th century thatched pub with original features and gas fires in the bar and lounge. It is a friendly, family-run pub in Austrey, Warwickshire which is a small rural village clustered around a picturesque 14th-century church that can be viewed from the pub and garden.


It's easy to reach Bird in Hand in Austrey, by train. Simply hop on a train to Polesworth station - then it's perfect as part of a nice walk out in the countryside - it's a few miles from the station - so ideal for a large circular walk in the area near Tamworth.


For more visitor info including opening times, visit Bird in Hand’s website.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: There is no ticket office at Polesworth station, ticket machines are available to purchase or collect tickets from. You can also buy tickets in advance online here.
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThere is no staff at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Website
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
This station is unstaffed; All of our trains have ramps on board that our conductors are trained to use. We recommend booking Assistance 24 hours in advance for this and all other Assistance requests, (you can book further in advance if you wish). Please contact London Northwestern Railway Passenger Assist team on 0800 024 8997
Customer Service notes
Please contact our Contact Centre team on: 0333 311 0006. Who are open during the following times: Monday to Friday: 07:00 - 19:00 Saturday and Sunday: 08:00 - 16:00 Bank Holidays: 08:00 - 16:00 except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are not available at this station, please see below for more information on the nearest station
Accessible taxis notes

Polesworth station is now only served by one train a day. Consider using the following alternative stations: Tamworth station or Atherstone station.

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

Departures and arrivals from Polesworth

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to CreweWest Midlands Trains07:222Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from NorthamptonWest Midlands Trains07:212Scheduled

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