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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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  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW, England
+44 1789 204016
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford upon Avon is a must for the tourist and it attracts thousands year round.

Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Impressive site. Viewed on walking tour of the city. Unable to enter the building for a tour however.

Thank tigerauntc
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a cold day when we went there, the town was small and cosy, in the middle that's where Shakespeare's lives! Well maintained! Quite popular, a lot of local deals too! Very nice day and nice area! Cosyyyy

Thank Nisha B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such a wonderful house situated right in the heart of Stratford upon Avon. At night it's lit up wonderfully to show it's true charm.

Thank Dontlikemoaningbut
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I decided to take my 3 children here, a 2, 9 & 13 year old and they made it interesting for all of us. Stay were engaging and entertained the younger children also. We really enjoyed our little reading provided by a member of staff....More

Thank Hayley C
Reviewed 6 days ago

This experience is excellent. The guides are very informative and make Shakespeare's life real to visitors. The glove maker is fascinating and the Actors are amazing. They were able to launch into almost any Shakespeare sonnet, soliloquy or speech thrown to them by the audience....More

Thank Philip R
Reviewed 6 days ago

When our daughter, who is studying in London and is a Shakespeare groupie of note since our days in Chicago when she was an 7 year old member of the Young Shakespeare Players, recommended that on our short trip to London for her graduation, we...More

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ShakespeareBT, House Manager at Shakespeare's Birthplace, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your comments. I am very pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Birthplace. We strive to make Shakespeare accessible and fun, without ’dumbing down’ and your comments reflect that. I shall ensure the staff and the school children are aware...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I never thought I'd one myself at Shakespeare's birth place in a million years but it was amazing to see and hear how him and his family lived

Thank Karan G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The price at nearly 20 pounds without souvenir booklet was / is expensive especially if you only have time to visit the one attraction; I was advised that for an extra 5 pounds we could have visited some of the other houses in the town....More

1  Thank WoodsySouthampton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super tour around Stratford given by Grace. This was one of the highlights - super stories - especially the meaning of the rule of thumb. Well recommended.

Thank familyoffduty
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21 August 2017|
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Response from FatBub | Reviewed this property |
If you have the annual pass you purchased, it's valid for one year - visit as often as you like 😎
5 July 2017|
Response from gourmetgardener2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are valid for one year. The tickets will be printed with your name on it, so it's non transferable, and if you buy the full ticket it will allow you entry to all five of the Shakespeare venues: Shakespeares... More
3 July 2017|
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Response from Henchelson | Reviewed this property |
They're valid for 1 year, so you can visit as many times as you like.