Shakespeare’s Houses and Gardens


Visit Shakespeare’s Houses and Gardens in 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.


Important information

At Shakespeare’s Houses and Gardens 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 and 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.

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Prices & Tickets
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
Shakespeares Birthplace - Adult £17.50 £14.00
Shakespeares Birthplace - Child 3-17 yrs £11.50 £9.20
Shakespeares Birthplace - Senior/Student £16.50 £13.20
Shakespeares Birthplace - Family (2 adults and up to 4 children 17 and under) £46.50 £37.20

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.

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
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.