Interesting historical site, especially if you are a fan of Shakespeare's. There are actors quoting passages from works. Staff in costume to explain items in home and information about life at the time.
About Shakespeare's Birthplace
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It was a great way to spend an hour, the guides were dressed in period costume and they were very knowledgable. There were also actors doing requests of scenes from the works of Shakespeare, there was a lot to see it was great value for...More
the actual house is nothing to rave about. What makes it special are the actors in the courtyard and throughout that make the place come alive. In the courtyard the actors ask you if you have any requests from any of your favorite plays. They...More
First visit here for around 30 years and it has really improved. The house itself is not very much but the way they have incorporated the visitor centre, garden and extensive but quality shop is very impressive. Shakespeare performances being acted out in the garden...More
While clearly a tourist attraction, the birthplace exhibit is well done, with an introductory film and an informed staff. A nice touch is the small group of actors who will perform requested parts of Shakespeare's plays. Even the shop seems classier than most tourist stops.
I last visited this place 25 years ago and it has certainly upped its game since then. The house itself is in better shape and painted wall cloths have been added that give it a much more accurate appearance and atmostphere. The only negative here...More
On a recent family holiday in nearby Moreton-in-the-Marsh we decided to take a break from walking and sizzling heat to visit Stratford as it was always a place that intrigued me. We decided to plump for the combined 'town house pass @ £17.50 each. We...More