The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
- The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
- The Shakespeare Centre,Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6QW
- 01789 204 016
Discount Offer: Two for the price of one entry. Purchase a full-price adult ticket and get a second free.
Valid: 1 January to 31 December 2013 (subject to attraction opening times). Offer Exclusions: Not valid for family tickets and cannot be used with any other offer. Refer to general terms & conditions at www.freedomdays.co.uk/offers-tcs.
Voucher MUST be presented at the venue to obtain the offer.
So much more than the house itself...featuring the Life, Love and Legacy Exhibition and live performances with Shakespeare Aloud! Visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace and become part of the Shakespeare story.
All tickets are valid for unlimited entry for 12 months!
Shakespeare’s Birthplace has been welcoming visitors for over 250 years. This ﬁne Tudor house is where the dramatist’s life began and today it offers a visitors a tantalising glimpse into his early world. See where prominent writers including Charles Dickens and Thomas Hardy have left their mark and learn about traditional leather-craft as practised by Shakespeare’s father, John in the Glover’s workshop. Enjoy live performances in the garden with Shakespeare Aloud! Step into the Bard’s imagination and see and hear his most intriguing characters come alive in front of your eyes.
Visit our state of the art Life, Love and Legacy exhibition at Shakespeare’s Birthplace. A fascinating and immerse journey into Shakespeare’s world and the inspiration for the great dramatic works that have enjoyed global renown ever since. This enthralling show interweaves theatre with Shakespearian magic. You will see genuine treasures and artefacts associated with the man himself brought to life, including Shakespeare’s First Folio. A wonderful spectacle that sets the scene for your visit to his birthplace.
Your Birthplace ticket also includes free entry to:
Nash's House & New Place - Dig for Shakespeare reopens April 2011! See where the Shakespeare story ended with his death in 1616, wander through the picturesque gardens and see where his house New Place used to stand. Nash's house was named after Thomas Nash, ﬁrst husband of Shakespeare's granddaughter and wealthy local property owner. Shakespeare died at New Place in 1616. Although later destroyed, the location is now preserved as a picturesque garden space. See the ancient Mulberry tree, claimed to be from a cutting planted by Shakespeare. From April 2011 experience a live archaeological dig! Archaeological experts return to continue excavations at the site of New Place…and you can be part of it! A great day out for all the family, including guided tours, a children’s activities room, quizzes and the chance to dig on our archaeological computer game!
Hall's Croft Wander through the elegant house of Susanna, Shakespeare’s daughter and her husband the wealthy physician Dr John Hall. Admire the beautiful furniture and fascinating artefacts. Examine the intriguing collection of apothecary’s equipment, books and medical instruments. Relax in the tranquil gardens and breathe in the fragrant herbs as used by Dr Hall in his remedies.
- Gift Shop
- Book Shop
- Public Toilets
Price includes free entry to Nash's House & New Place and Hall's Croft and unlimited entry for 12 months!
- Adult Entry Price: £19.50
- Child Entry Price: £12.00
- Concession Entry Price: £17.50
- Family Ticket Price: £50.00
Nearest train station Stratford-upon-Avon. Shakespeare's Birthplace is a 10 minute walk from the station.
Major Roads: M40, A46.
All houses are open daily.
Shakespeare's Birthplace April - May: 9.00am - 5.00pm June - August: 9.00am - 6.00pm September - October: 9.00am - 5.00pm November - March: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Anne Hathaway's Cottage April - October: 9.00am - 5.00pm November - March: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Mary Arden's Farm April - October: 10.00 - 5.00pm November - March: Closed
Nash's House & New Place April - June: 10.00am - 5.00pm July - August: 10.00am - 5.00pm September - October: 10.00am - 5.00pm November - March: 11.00am - 4.00pm
Hall's Croft April - October: 10.00am - 5.00pm November - March: 11.00am - 4.00pm
Located in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon in the beautiful rural Warwickshire countryside, on the banks of the river Avon.
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