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Shakespeare's Birthplace

Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW, England
+44 1789 204016
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Visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace to walk in Shakespeare’s footsteps and explore the house where he was born and grew up. Hear tales of Shakespeare’s family life, enjoy live theatre on demand and get up close to rare artefacts from the Trust’s world class collections as you discover how the extraordinary William Shakespeare continues to shape our lives today.
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Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW, England
+44 1789 204016
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Reviewed yesterday

Well preserved building and grounds. Staff well informed and friendly. Areal feel of history in the house

Thank ColinRS0346
Reviewed yesterday

William Shakespeare continues to have such a huge impact on our culture. A visit to his birthplace gave an insight to the experiences that shaped the man and the bard. The guides (in costumes, no less), gave interesting accounts of what we are looking at....More

Thank chequered_8787
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The house of Shakespeare where he lived where he was born, a look into the history about what shaped this man is a true stop in Stratford for anyone. With a short talk about what was taking place here in Stratford in with Shakespeare in...More

Thank peterballantine
Reviewed 3 days ago

So cool to walk back in time and experience Shakespeare's home! He lived comfortably with his family, but not too extravagant!

Thank Gaylene H
Reviewed 3 days ago

A very interesting place to visit. The staff are very friendly and helpful. It is good to see where the Bard was born

Thank idbgreen
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is an absolute waste of money, the attendants sold us tickets 30 minutes to closing time. Knowing fully well that it's take a while to get round the house and other attractions. I mean why not tell us we didn't have long left?...More

Thank londoner0987
Reviewed 5 days ago

love the look of the building its so old and you can imagine Shakespeare living there lots to see and well worth a look you will even see Shakespeare ghost on the outside, actually its some one dress has Shakespeare all painted white

Thank balawaya
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Didn't take us anywhere near the recommended time. But we aren't that into history! I just like the pretty house and pretty gardens! 👍🏻 very informative. Fascinating stuff. Learnt plenty!

Thank Lozzaa92
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Me and my fiancé visited here on Saturday to be honest I didn't know what to expect and thought I would of just been happy to look at the building from outside. However, I'm glad we paid to go in and view it from the...More

Thank Kev H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very worthwhile stop. The street is in the city center and has been turned into a pedestrian mall, very conveniently. You'll get a map that will direct you to two other buildings nearby that are smaller but worth visiting, and also directions...More

Thank Stephanie T
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What are the best current offers for two adults. Thanks
28 March 2017|
Response from Gazza67_13 | Reviewed this property |
We bought a ticket that got us into several of the Shakespeare attractions, they are all within walking distance except Anne Hathaways cottage and the Farm
tracy h
Hello do you have any facilities for Spanish speaking visitors?
9 February 2017|
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Response from Tiziana M | Reviewed this property |
I know they sell Spanish souvenir guidebook that is give you all the information you need to know about the houses, Shakespeare's time and work. Very informative, useful and light... Easy to carry in a luggage or backpack 😄