- For up to 6 people
- No restrictions
- No expiration
Shakespeare's Houses and Gardens
Visit Stratford-upon-Avon for a truly unique journey through the life of the poet and playwright genius of William Shakespeare. With a multitude of historic Shakespeare houses to discover you’ll learn about his upbringing, his family life and the places and events that inspired and helped shape his greatest works.
Visit Shakespeare's Birthplace to walk in Shakespeare's footsteps and explore the house where he was born and grew up. Hear tales of his family life, enjoy live theatre on demand and get up close to rare artefacts.
Experience his love story with Anne Hathaway at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Gardens – the family home of his wife, see Hall's Croft, home of his daughter Susanna, and discover beautiful gardens and specially commissioned artworks at Shakespeare's New Place. Don't forget to take a trip to Mary Arden's Farm, where Shakespeare's mother grew up, and take part in all of the exciting 'hands on' activities offered every day.
There are two ticket types to choose from:
- The Shakespeare's Birthplace ticket includes admission to the Birthplace only.
- The Full Story ticket includes admission to all five Family Homes ( Shakespeare's Birthplace, Anne Hathaways' Cottage,Mary Arden's Farm, Shakespeare's New Place ,Hall's Croft)
- Please note that Mary Arden's Farm is closed between November and mid-March so only four family homes will be included in the Full Story Ticket over this period.
What you should know
- Save 20% on The Full Story and Shakespeare's Birthplace tickets. Not valid on group tickets and with any other offer.
- Simply present the voucher at the attraction.
- Please note that Mary Arden's Farm included on the Full Story Ticket is closed between November and mid-March.
- Please check opening dates and times before your visit
Prices and discounts
Shakespeare's Houses and Gardens Discount and Prices
|Regular price||with voucher|
|The Full Story - Adult||£22.50||£18.00|
|The Full Story - Child 3-17 yrs||£14.50||£11.60|
|The Full Story - Senior/Student||£21.00||£16.80|
|The Full Story - Family (2 adults and up to 4 children under 17)||£59.50||£47.60|
|Shakespeare's Birthplace - Adult||£17.50||£14.00|
|Shakespeare's Birthplace - Child 3-17 yrs||£11.50||£9.20|
|Shakespeare's Birthplace - Family (2 adults and up to 4 children 17 and under)||£46.50||£37.20|
Shakespeare's Houses and Gardens Opening Times.
Houses and Gardens are open daily
General summer hours 9am or 10am to 5pm. Winter hours may differ.
Mary's Arden''s Farm is closed Nov-Mar.
|Opening - Closing|
|Monday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Tuesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Wednesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Thursday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Friday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Saturday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Sunday||09:00 - 17:00|
The Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street, Stratford Upon Avon, CV37 6QW, GB
Exhibitions & Events
The following events are included with your entry ticket:
For four centuries Shakespeare’s work has fascinated people of all ages and backgrounds. The new introductory exhibition at Shakespeare’s Birthplace explores the extraordinary story of William Shakespeare, the boy from Stratford-upon-Avon who became a household name all over the world.
Walk in Shakespeare’s footsteps and meet the man behind the works in a fascinating new exhibition. Discover beautiful gardens and specially-commissioned artworks.
Explore the beautifully furnished Jacobean home of Shakespeare’s daughter Susanna and her husband, Dr John Hall. Wander into the tranquil walled garden and discover the fragrant medicinal herbs, as Dr Hall would have used in his remedies.
Visit Anne Hathaway's Cottage, the beautiful 500 year old cottage where Shakespeare courted his bride-to-be. See original furniture including the Hathaway bed and uncover five centuries of stories in this picturesque cottage and 13 generations of the family who lived there.
Discover the childhood home of Shakespeare’s mother. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of a working Tudor farm on a fantastic family day out at Mary Arden’s Farm. Meet the Tudors who run the farm just as Shakespeare’s mother would have done, watch craft and falconry demonstrations and explore the farmyard, playground and historic buildings.