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Shakespeare's Family Homes

  • Stratford upon Avon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Museums and Art Galleries, Tourist Attractions

Attraction Information

Walk in the footsteps of world renowned playwright, William Shakespeare. Shakespeare's Family Homes oversees five houses including Shakespeare's Birthplace where you can hear tales from his life and see the very home where the Bard was born!

  • Explore the house where Shakespeare was born 
  • Hear tales of Shakespeare's family life
    Learn about the Bard's works 
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Opening hours

1st April - 2nd September
Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

3rd September - 4th November
Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 16:30

5th November - 31st March
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 15:30

Each house has different closing times, so please check before visiting.

Last Entry

30 minutes before attraction closes


General Admission
Adults: £13.00
Kids: £9.00
All tickets must be pre-booked online at the attraction's website. 

Travel & Contact Information


Shakespeare's Family Homes, Henley Street, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6QW, England

Phone number

01789 204016



Click here to visit Shakespeare's Family Homes' website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

There are a number of pay and display car parks in Stratford-upon-Avon town centre, as well as a Park & Ride, which is signposted from the A46. There is a pay and display car park a short walk from Anne Hathaway's Cottage, in Cottage Lane, Shottery, CV37 9HH.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

No, Shakespeare's Family Homes is not wheelchair friendly.

Due to the nature of the historic buildings (with the exception of New Place) wheelchair users can only access the ground floor in each house. The paths are uneven and narrow. 

No, Shakespeare's Family Homes have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Dogs are welcome in the outdoor spaces.
Assistance/Guide Dogs are allowed in all areas. 

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