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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

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 2 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 2 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
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is what it is. Very busy but dripping in history. All of Shakespeare's sites in Stratford are beautifully preserved and presented. Not too expensive to get in but extremely busy with visitors from all over the world. You don't have to love the bard...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Little old town of shakespeare took us to the medieval way of life. Worth to visit especially for shakespeare's fans.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 3 days ago

traveled up from wales very early one morning and arrived by 9am, the frost on the roads and the cold mist in the air made the atmosphere very authentic. The warmth from the wood fires inside was a welcome and the crisp crunch under foot...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Being August it was quite crowded when we visited, so we skipped the video presentation in The Centre and the dramas at the end. The rooms which had guides, suitably dressed in Tudor costume, were especially interesting, for example the glove-making workshop area. The gardens...More

Thank Alison L
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place was on my bucket list, I`m very happy I could to visit it. :) Our visit was very interesting and historical. The staff was very friendly, helpful and communicative with the period costume. Outside in the garden we watched a performance from Shakespeare`s...More

Thank Gabriella0008
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's a pity that we were not allowed to enter the house. There is an old fellow in the house "pretending" to work on leather gloves and such. When I approached him near the window I asked him what he was doing, he said pretending....More

Thank Sevil O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Staff here are lovely and helpful. Personally I thought there would be alot more to the building than there was- it is a great building but for the entry cost the visit was over very quickly. I found the information rooms before you enter the...More

Thank Jennie J
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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.
Leonie B
26 June 2017|
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Response from Brahma762 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, sure.