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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Historic House, £9-£14.95

Shakespeare's Birthplace

Shakespeare's Birthplace

Details

Shakespeare's Birthplace has been welcoming visitors for over 250 years. William Shakespeare grew up here and he played here. He ate meals in the hall and he slept and dreamed in these rooms.

Baby changing facilitiesCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGift shopItalian signs/guidesPublic toiletsWheelchairs available

Children welcomeSmoking not allowed

Opening Hours: Summer (April-May) Mon-Sun 9am-5pm Extended Summer Opening (June-August) Mon-Sun 9am-6pm September-October Mon-Sun 9am-5pm Winter (Nov-March) Mon-Sun 10am-4pm

Opening details

Summer (April-October)
Shakespeare's Birthplace (April-May) - Mon - Sun, 9am - 5pm
Extended summer opening -(June-August) Mon-Sun 9am-6pm
September-October -Mon-Sun 9am-5pm

Anne Hathaway's Cottage - Mon - Sun, 9am - 5pm

Mary Arden's Farm - Mon - Sun, 10am - 5pm

Hall's Croft, Mon - Sun, 10am - 5pm

Nash's House & New Place, Mon - Sun, 10am - 5pm
Winter Season (November - March)
Shakespeare's Birthplace - Mon - Sun, 10am - 4pm
Anne Hathaway's Cottage - Mon - Sun, 10am - 4pm
Mary Arden's Farm - Closed
Hall's Croft, Mon - Sun, 11am - 4pm
Nash's House & New Place, Mon - Sun, 11am - 4pm


1. Shakespeare's Birthplace, Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Hall's Croft and Nash's House & New Place are open daily throughout the year except Christmas Day and Boxing Day; Mary Arden's Farm is open from 21 March - 31 October.

2. Allow about 45 minutes to 1 hour to visit each house, except Mary Arden's Farm, which is on a much larger site and can take two hours or more if wished.

3. Please note that on-site car parks will be closed half an hour after last entry

Prices

12 months FREE entry for a year from date of purchase!
SINGLE ENTRY TICKETS
Anne Hathaway's Cottage: Adult £9.00; Child £5.00; Concession £8.00; Family £22.50

Mary Arden's Farm: Adult £9.95; Child £6.50; Concession £8.95; Family £26.50

Free, Unlimited entry for 12 months from date of purchase

BIRTHPLACE PASS: Includes entry to Shakespeare's Birthplace, Nash's House & New Place, Hall's Croft and Shakespeare grave's at Holy Trinity Church.
Adult £14.95
Child £9.00
Concession £13.95
Family £38.50

FIVE HOUSE PASS: Includes entry to Shakespeare's Birthplace, Hall's Croft, Nash's House & New Place, Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Mary Arden's Farm and Shakespeare's grave at Holy Trinity Church.
Adult £22.50
Child £13.50
Concession £20.50
Family £58.00

Children Under 5: free
Child: between 5 - 15 and 16 - 17 year olds in full-time education*
Concession Student 18 + , Seniors 60+ and Disabled persons
Adult: 16 + NOT in education
Carer: Free
Family: 2 adults and up to 4 children aged 5 -16
School/college groups: One member of staff free for every 10 students

* Children (5-15 incl.) will not be allowed to visit unsupervised. 16-17 year olds may be required to prove their age.

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Contact

Information

Address

Henley Street,
Stratford-upon-Avon,
CV37 6QW

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Directions

From Stratford Tourist Information Centre proceed to the top of Bridge Street. Turn into Henley Street which is to the right of Barclays Bank. This street is pedestrianised. Continue up Henley Street and Shakespeare's Birthplace can be found on the right-hand side.

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Opening Hours: Summer (April-May) Mon-Sun 9am-5pm Extended Summer Opening (June-August) Mon-Sun 9am-6pm September-October Mon-Sun 9am-5pm Winter (Nov-March) Mon-Sun 10am-4pm

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities

Notes

  • Q30. The Birthplace is presented as it would have been in Shakespeare's time. Lit only by canlelight and the glow from the fires.

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

General

  • YesClear signage
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system