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Mary Arden's Farm

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Now CLOSED until 16 March 2019. The Farm was the childhood home of Shakespeare's mother. Today you can experience all the sights, sounds and smells of a working Tudor farm, just as it would have been when Shakespeare was a boy. Watch "Tudors" go...more
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Station Rd | Wilmcote, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 9UN, England
+44 1789 338535
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thought we would only be popping in here....but was kept busy almost all day. Excellent hawk display. Nice selection of farm animals. Cafe. But the highlight was the staff lunch. No idea what to expect...but turned out to be informative and lots of fun....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 December 2018

Pleasant but rather pricey, although a good choice of cakes and drinks and a welcome stop after visiting the attraction.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PhilMiddleham
Reviewed 17 November 2018

Visited Mary Arden's Tudor Farm on 8 October 2018 and had a fantastic time exploring the farmhouses (both Mary Arden's and also Palmer's farmhouse). Enjoyed speaking to the 'Tudor residents', watching them having a Tudor Farm lunch and questions were welcomed from the visitors. Learnt...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Maja D
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent playground for kids. My five year old loved running around the open spaces. The man doing the birds of prey was excellent and very entertaining. It is a little expensive when you consider what is actually there but most of our party enjoyed it....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jesshs18
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Lovely day out with the family, our grandchildren loved all the activities available. Everybody was so lovely we didn't want to leave!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WilliamODonnell1965
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

It has occurred to me on more than one occasion to wonder what Stratford-Upon-Avon would be like today were it not for the Bard. Quieter for certain. The nearby village of Wilmcote on the other hand has probably grown pretty much as it would have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

A fabulous place, even on a cold, damp November afternoon. We arrived about 2pm, it was our first stop on the Shakespeare tour so we bought the ticket for all the attractions, it’s silly not to really. I certainly got a feel of how the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Brilliant! Cannot rate the farm high enough! It was a very educational and fun walk back in time. The staff are incredibly knowledgeable. Ideal for families with children with loads of friendly animals, places to wash hands and picnic areas. I would personally recommend buying...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 439selinac
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This was the last stop on our tour of Shakespeare properties so we were getting a little bit tired of the Shakespeare history but this place was fun. There were characters dressed in period costume who brought the whole property to life. We chatted to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TemporaryTexan
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Birds of prey show not to be missed. Plenty to do for young and old. If your family like animals go here. We saw horses,cows,chickens,geese’s ferret and lot more up close and all seem to be well looked after. We got there on the sightseeing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Letitia B
3 September 2017|
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Response from goatexports | Reviewed this property |
More info for you:- The Tudors will be in their usual Tudor costume but there will be a Halloween theme about the farm eg ghostly things in the wood and pumpkins everywhere. There is pumpkin carving in a marquee and visitors... More
20 March 2017|
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Response from AngelaDin |
It opened last weekend, not sure why this website still says it is closed.
18 September 2016|
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No, unfortunately no pets are allowed.