Shakespeare's Birthplace and the homes of his mother, wife, daughter and Grand daughter.
Shakespeare's birthplace has been welcoming visitors for over 250 years. William Shakespeare grew up here and he played here. He ate meals in the hall and he slept and dreamed in these rooms. Shakespeare also spent the first five years of married life in this house with his new wife, Anne Hathaway.
For millions of Shakespeare enthusiasts worldwide, the house is a shrine. You will discover the world that shaped the man and you'll find out what other famous writers thought when they visited here. Well-known visitors have included Charles Dickens, John Keats, Walter Scott and Thomas Hardy.
Shakespeare's Birthplace, Nash's House & New Place and Hall's Croft are located in Stratford town centre. All three properties are within easy walking distance and can be visited in one day.
Shakespeare's Birthplace is in Henley Street which is a ten minute walk from the train station.
Nash's House & New Place and Hall's Croft are five minutes and ten minutes walk respectively from Shakespeare's Birthplace.
Anne Hathaway's Cottage is located on Shottery Road, 3 miles from Stratford-upon- Avon. Transport is usually by car but the house can be reached via a pleasant walk from the town centre which takes approximately 30 mins. The Cottage is well sign posted and parking is available.
Mary Arden's Farm is three miles from the town centre in Wilmcote. Again, the site is well sign posted and on site free parking is provided. Wilmcote railway station is directly opposite the Farm.
Under 5s are free. Family tickets admit up to 3 children. Admission tickets allow unlimited entry to the houses for 12 months from the date of purchase.
Last Updated: 28 Apr 2015