1. United Kingdom
  2. West Midlands
  3. Stratford-upon-Avon
  4. Shakespeare's Birthplace

Shakespeare's Birthplace and Family Homes Tickets

Product ID: 140559
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Get an intimate insight into the life of Shakespeare with entrance tickets to his family homes in Stratford-upon-Avon. Visit the house where he was born, the cottage of his wife Anne Hathaway and much more.
About this activity
Valid 72 hours
(from first activation)
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk in the footsteps of William Shakespeare and explore the house where he grew up
  • Experience the sights, sounds and smells of Mary Arden's working Tudor farm
  • Meet the man at Shakespeare's New Place attraction
Full description
Explore the life of William Shakespeare at your own pace with access to 3 or 5 houses in Stratford-upon-Avon. Ticket valid for 72 hours from the date of your first visit.

Shakespeare's Birthplace:
Walk in the footsteps of Shakespeare at the house where he was born. Hear captivating tales from the costumed guides, see live performances by the resident acting troupe, Shakespeare Aloud! and access the Famous Beyond Words exhibition.

Anne Hathaway's Cottage and Gardens:
Relive the Tudor love story between Shakespeare and his bride-to-be at the 600-year old Anne Hathaway's Cottage. See original family furniture, including the four-poster bed and courting couch. Stroll the cottage gardens, heritage orchards and woodland walks.

Mary Arden's Farm:
Visit the working farm of Shakespeare's mother. Marvel at the centuries-old barns and original dovecote. Watch falconry displays and geese herding and see rare breed animals.

Shakespeare’s New Place:
Visit the newest attraction on the Shakespeare trail at New Place, the site where his family home once stood. Meet the man behind the works in a fascinating new exhibition! Discover beautiful gardens and specially-commissioned artworks.

Hall's Croft:
Explore the beautifully furnished Jacobean home of Shakespeare’s daughter, Susanna and her wealthy husband, Dr. John Hall. Wander the tranquil walled garden to smell the medicinal herbs. Visit the medical exhibition and learn more about how medicine was practiced in Dr. Hall's day.
Includes
  • Admission to 3 or all 5 of Shakespeare's family homes in Stratford-upon-Avon (depending on option selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Transfers between the houses

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Meeting point

You can start at any of the houses in Stratford-upon-Avon included on the ticket.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Children under 3 years old are admitted free of charge
• Mary Arden's Farm is open between March 16 and November 3, 2019
• The houses can be visited in any order
• Tickets are valid for 72-hours from first entry and are for single entry only
• The donation option gives you an easy and direct way to support your favorite attraction as all donations will be forwarded to the non-profit organizations taking care of these great places (GetYourGuide passes the full donated amount to the receiving organization and does not take any kind of provision or handling fee so neither GetYourGuide nor the receiving organization issue any kind of donation receipt)