We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shakespeare's Birthplace

Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW, England
+44 1789 204016
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Shakespeare's Birthplace: All 5 Houses Ticket
More Info
and up
Oxford, Stratford and the Cotswold Villages Day Trip from London
More Info
and up
Oxford, Warwick Castle and Stratford-upon-Avon Day Trip from London
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
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.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“glove making” (35 reviews)
“gift shop” (127 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW, England
+44 1789 204016
Write a Review
Reviews (3,651)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 3,298 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We visited in August - so it was extremely busy - for example we had to sit on the floor to watch the video (before entering the house itself). Whilst we enjoyed the short visit to the historic house (around 30 minutes) - the highlight...More

Thank mikeedeedee
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Quite a feeling to walk around soaking up the atmosphere in the house where the great William Shakespeare was born. Beautiful building that has been well taken care of. The staff is very friendly and it shows that they emjoy sharing their knowledge about the...More

Thank Mica L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very well staged and presented. The guides are passionate and learned. The Shakespeare out Loud was very enjoyable Well worth a visit

Thank Gordon1253
Reviewed yesterday

It's verging on a scam when it's only possible to buy a ticket for this house and 2 others together so it's more expensive than it should be. The tour starts with some general Bard history before the house which is basically just that so...More

Thank LordKelvin38
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

... a MUST to inhale Shakespeare times and don't forget: "To quack or not to quack ...", what a great Marketing idea.

Thank Travexperience
Reviewed yesterday

This is a lovely place to visit and with a guide at the beginning of entering the house you get some information. There are lots of information boards to read to give you background information. There were a couple of actors acting out scenes from...More

Thank webby171979
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've visited Shakespeare's birthplace on many occasions (grew up in Stratford). For any history and literature fans, it's a MUST SEE! Transport yourself back to the 17th century and enjoy!!

Thank FatBub
Reviewed 3 days ago

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Born April 23rd 1564 to Parents John & Mary(Nee Arden) Shakespeare at Henley Street Died 23rd April 1616 Aged 52 ..He's gravestone is in the HOLY TRINITY CHURCH together with the tombs of ANNE HATHAWAY his wife, JOHN HALL his son in law,...More

Thank FOOTIEMAN187045
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Got here early before the crowds arrived and really enjoyed the house and garden. The room guides were very friendly and informative. My 11 year old son particularly enjoyed the workshop.

Thank Alanbgp
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Bard must be be turning in his grave if he could see his birthplace and what surrounds it,from Coffe shops to souvenirs shops selling all manner of Shakespeare and the usual masses of street entertainers..at £16 to get in to what I would describe...More

Thank Wanderlust W
Nearby Restaurants
HR Coffee Bar
411 reviews
.06 miles away
El Greco
1,590 reviews
.08 miles away
Bella Italia Stratford on Avon
553 reviews
.08 miles away
Box Brownie Coffee
376 reviews
.03 miles away
Nearby Attractions
The MAD Museum
1,071 reviews
.08 miles away
Henley Street
177 reviews
.04 miles away
The Shakespeare Centre
90 reviews
.01 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
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|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Henchelson | Reviewed this property |
They're valid for 1 year, so you can visit as many times as you like.
Leonie B
26 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Brahma762 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, sure.