Tudor World Museum at Stratford-on-AvonLook here for a round-up of the attractions and things to do in Stratford-Upon-Avon and the surrounding area. Includes famous locations such as Shakespeare's birthplace and Anne Hathaway's Cottage.

NameDescriptionWebsitePhone
Shakespeare's Birthplace
Henley Street
Stratford
CV37 6QW
The farm house where Shakespeare was born in 1564 is in Henley Street. Shakespeare's Birthplace +44(0) 1789 201 806
Shakespeare's Burial Place
Old Town
Stratford
CV37 6BG
Holy Trinity is the church where both Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway are buried. It is also where Shakespeare was baptized. Holy Trinity Church +44(0) 1789 266 316
Shakespeare's Schoolroom
Church Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 6HB

Discover what life was like for Shakespeare when he attended King Edward VI School in the Guildhall, studying English, the classics, the Christian faith and music.

Shakespeare's Schoolroom +44(0) 1789 203 170
Ann Hathaway's Cottage
Cottage Lane
Shottery
Stratford
CV37 9HH
In Shottery, one mile from the centre of Stratford, this was the home of Anne Hathaway before she married Shakespeare in 1582. Anne Hathaway's Cottage +44(0) 1789 201 806
The MAD Museum
4/5 Henley Street, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire. CV37 6PT
The MAD (Mechanical Art & Design) Museum - experience and interact with some of the world's finest pieces of kinetic art and automata. Highly inventive machines, witty and clever design and mind-blowing intricate moving contraptions. Perfect for little kids and big kids alike! Experience the imagination of marvellous minds at the only museum of its kind in the UK. The MAD Museum +44(0) 1789 269 356
The Other Place
Waterside
Stratford
CV37 6BB
A 200-seat studio theatre with cafe bar owned by the RSC. Tours are available.  The Other Place +44(0) 1789 403 493
Tudor World
40 Sheep Street
Stratford
CV37 6EE
Located in Sheep Street, this museum offers an educational and fun journey through Tudor England. Some people say that it is the most haunted building in Britain! Tudor World +44(0) 350 2770
Hall's Croft
Old Town
Stratford
CV37 6BG
This house was owned by William Shakespeare's daughter, Susannah, and her husband Dr John Hall. Hall's Croft +44(0) 1789 201 806
Holy Trinity Church
Old Town
Stratford
CV37 6BG
This is the church where Shakespeare was baptized. It is also the burial place of both Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway. Holy Trinity Church +44(0) 1789 266 316
Mary Arden's Farm
Station Road
Wilmcote
Stratford
CV37 9UN
Three miles from Stratford, this was the home of Shakespeare's mother. Mary Arden's Farm +44(0) 1789 201 806
Mop Fair Held on 11 and 12 October each year, the Stratford Mop Fair is believed to be the largest funfair held in town centre streets in Europe. Stratford's Mop Fair  
New Place
Chapel Street
Stratford
CV37 6EP
New Place was the house where Shakespeare lived and died. Although the house was demolished, a garden now commemorates the life of England's most famous playwright, and is also a showcase for works of art and interactive displays. New Place +44(0) 1789 201 806
River Avon From the Canal Basin in Bancroft Gardens you can go on a cruise, take the ferry or even start a boating holiday. You can also hire boats from various boatyards on the nearby Stratford Canal and Grand Union Canal.

Avon Boating

Stratford Canal Boating Holidays

 
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford
CV37 6BA
The iconic home of the Royal Shakespeare Company, incorporating the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Swan Theatre. There is also a rooftop restaurant and tours of the tower. Royal Shakespeare Company +44(0) 1789 403 493
Stratford Town Walk
Award-winning guided walks including:
  • Stratford Town Walk. Walk in Shakespeare's footsteps from birthplace to grave to uncover the facts about his life and family.

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 11am.
    Friday at 2pm.
    Saturday, Sunday at 11am and 2pm.
    Christmas Day at 10.30 am.

  • Stratford Town Ghost Walk. Mon, Thur, Fri & Sat 7.30pm.

  • Stratford Ghost Cruise. Booking essential.

Stratford Town Walk 07855 760 377
Stratford Butterfly Farm
Swan's Nest Lane
Stratford
CV37 7LS
Experience a rainforest in the heart of England and enjoy watching hundreds of colourful butterflies. Here you will also find Insect City, Arachnoland and the Caterpillar Room. The Farm is in Swan's Nest Lane on the eastern side of the River Avon opposite the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Stratford Butterfly Farm +44(0) 1789 299 288