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Historic House, £8.95

Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Anne Hathaway's Cottage

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Discover where the young William Shakespeare courted his future bride Anne Hathaway at her picturesque family home.
For info please see Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

Baby changing facilitiesCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGift shopItalian signs/guidesOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeSmoking not allowed

Summer Season (April - October) Shakespeare's Birthplace 1 April – 27 October 2019 - Mon - Sun, 9am - 5pm 28 October – 29 March 2020 -Mon-Sun, 10am - 5pm Anne Hathaway's Cottage 1 April – 27 October 2019 - Mon - Sun, 9am - 5pm 28 October – 29 March 2020 -Mon-Sun, 10 am - 5pm Mary Arden's Farm 1 April - 27 October – Mon – Sun, 10am - 5pm 28 October - 3 November – Mon – Sun, 10am - 4pm (Mary Arden's Farm closes for the winter and reopens in spring). Hall's Croft 1 April – 27 October 2019 - Mon - Sun, 10am - 5pm 28 October – 29 March 2020 – Mon - Sun, 11am - 4pm Shakespeare’s New Place, 1 April – 27 October - Mon - Sun, 10am - 4pm 28 October- 29 March 2020 - Mon - Sun, 10am - 5pm 1. Shakespeare's Birthplace, and New Place are open daily throughout the year except Christmas Day. Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Hall’s Croft are open daily throughout the year except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Mary Arden’s Farm is closed for the winter. 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. Houses close 30 minutes after last entry.

Opening details

Summer Season (April - October)
Shakespeare's Birthplace
1 April – 27 October 2019 - Mon - Sun, 9am - 5pm
28 October – 29 March 2020 -Mon-Sun, 10am - 5pm
Anne Hathaway's Cottage
1 April – 27 October 2019 - Mon - Sun, 9am - 5pm
28 October – 29 March 2020 -Mon-Sun, 10 am - 5pm
Mary Arden's Farm
1 April - 27 October – Mon – Sun, 10am - 5pm
28 October - 3 November – Mon – Sun, 10am - 4pm
(Mary Arden's Farm closes for the winter and reopens in spring).
Hall's Croft
1 April – 27 October 2019 - Mon - Sun, 10am - 5pm
28 October – 29 March 2020 – Mon - Sun, 11am - 4pm
Shakespeare’s New Place,
1 April – 27 October - Mon - Sun, 10am - 4pm
28 October- 29 March 2020 - Mon - Sun, 10am - 5pm
1. Shakespeare's Birthplace, and New Place are open daily throughout the year except Christmas Day. Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Hall’s Croft are open daily throughout the year except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Mary Arden’s Farm is closed for the winter.

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. Houses close 30 minutes after last entry.

Prices

SINGLE ENTRY TICKETS
Anne Hathaway's Cottage: Adult £12.50; Child £8.00; Concession £11.50; Family £33.00
Mary Arden's Farm: Adult £15.00; Child £10.00; Concession £14.00; Family £40.00

Free, Unlimited entry for 12 months from date of purchase
FULL STORY TICKET: Includes entry to Shakespeare's Birthplace, Hall's Croft, Shakespeare's New Place, Anne Hathaway's Cottage and Mary Arden's Farm.
Adult £22.50
Child £14.50
Concession £21.00
Family £59.50

Children Under 3: free
Child: between 3 - 17 year olds in full-time education*
Concession Student 18 + , Seniors 60+ and Disabled persons
Carer: Free
Family: 2 adults and up to 4 children aged 3 -17
School/college groups: One member of staff free for every 10 students

* Children (3-16 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

Cottage Lane,
Shottery,
Stratford-upon-Avon,
Warwickshire,
CV37 9HH

Directions

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Map reference: SP 178551  Lat: 52.19447 Long: -1.73968

This can be easily reached on foot across Shottery fields and is well signposted from Stratford-upon-Avon town centre. The walk takes approximately half an hour and takes the walker through the pretty village of Shottery. By car from the Tourist Information Centre take the main road through the centre of town and follow signs for Evesham or Worcester (Alcester). Anne Hathaway's Cottage is well signed and is situated approximately one mile from the centre of Stratford.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Stratford-upon-Avon station

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
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Summer Season (April - October) Shakespeare's Birthplace 1 April – 27 October 2019 - Mon - Sun, 9am - 5pm 28 October – 29 March 2020 -Mon-Sun, 10am - 5pm Anne Hathaway's Cottage 1 April – 27 October 2019 - Mon - Sun, 9am - 5pm 28 October – 29 March 2020 -Mon-Sun, 10 am - 5pm Mary Arden's Farm 1 April - 27 October – Mon – Sun, 10am - 5pm 28 October - 3 November – Mon – Sun, 10am - 4pm (Mary Arden's Farm closes for the winter and reopens in spring). Hall's Croft 1 April – 27 October 2019 - Mon - Sun, 10am - 5pm 28 October – 29 March 2020 – Mon - Sun, 11am - 4pm Shakespeare’s New Place, 1 April – 27 October - Mon - Sun, 10am - 4pm 28 October- 29 March 2020 - Mon - Sun, 10am - 5pm 1. Shakespeare's Birthplace, and New Place are open daily throughout the year except Christmas Day. Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Hall’s Croft are open daily throughout the year except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Mary Arden’s Farm is closed for the winter. 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. Houses close 30 minutes after last entry.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

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
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 6
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps

General

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