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Shakespeare's Houses


Stratford-upon-Avon has long been a place of pilgrimage for Shakespeare-lovers from across the globe; however you don't need to be a literature buff to appreciate the five fascinating Shakespeare houses!


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  • At Shakespeare's Birthplace, situated in the heart of the town, visitors can discover the fascinating story of Shakespeare's life in Stratford, and enjoy the enthralling exhibition entitled Life, Love and Legacy.

  • At Nash's House & New Place, see Shakespeare's final years revealed at his last home and then explore the superb gardens and grandeur of this Jacobean townhouse Hall's Croft. 

  • Just a mile from the town is the quintessential Anne Hathaway's Cottage, often referred to as England's most romantic cottage, and the very place where the young Shakespeare courted his wife to be.ShakespeareHouse2

  • If you're enjoying a family trip, then Mary Arden's Farm* is a must-see. Situated in the village of Wilmcote, just outside of Stratford, the farm boasts an original living history experience, transporting visitors back to the 1570's with falconry, archery and rare breeds.


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*closed from November to mid March