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Touring the Birthplaces of William Shakespeare and Sir Edward Elgar. With just one phone call to Shakespeare Country's Travel Trade and Groups Desk you can book a unique, great value day out for your group celebrating the lives of two British cultural icons.
The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust opens and cares for five beautiful historic houses and gardens all linked with William Shakespeare and his family and each with its own fascinating story to tell. Whether visiting one or multiple houses, the group visits team are available to assist you in planning your itinerary -
The house where the world's most famous playwright was born and grew up. See and hear Shakespeare's characters come alive.
MARY ARDEN'S FARM
Step back into the 1570s and spend a day on this real working farm that was the childhood home of Shakespeare's mother. With activities and events for all the family.
ANNE HATHAWAY'S COTTAGE
Discover the most romantic of the Shakespeare Houses, where William courted his future wife, at her family home. Discover the new Woodland walk, follow the Sculpture Trail and enjoy the tranquility of the award winning Cottage Garden.
The elegant home of William's daughter, Susanna, and her husband, Dr John Hall, an eminent physician. Be sure not to miss the beautiful walled garden and its historic herb bed and fragrant rose garden.
NASH'S HOUSE and NEW PLACE
Nash's House was owned by Shakespeare's granddaughter Elizabeth and adjoins the site of New Place where Shakespeare's story ended in 1616.
Group rates are available to parties of 15 or more paying visitors. Super Saver discounts available to groups paying at least 8 weeks in advance.
Free on-site coach parking available at Mary Arden's Farm and Anne Hathaway's Cottage. Free coach dropping point at Shakespeare's Birthplace.
Trace Colledge / Cait Fannin
Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6QW
See location on Google maps.
Map reference: SP 200551
Lat: 52.19377 Long: -1.70882
Opening Hours: Summer (Apr-June Sept-Oct) Mon-Sun 9am-5pm Extended Summer Opening (Jul - Aug) Mon-Sun 9am-6pm Winter (Nov-March) Mon-Sun 10am-4pm