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Anne Hathaway's Cottage
Tel : +44 01789 204016
Savour the history of a 500 year-old thatched cottage and relive Shakespeare’s love story where he courted his bride-to-be, Anne Hathaway.
A house with history
Relive Shakespeare’s Tudor love story where he courted Anne his bride-to-be and see original furniture, including the Hathaway bed. Uncover five centuries of stories in this picturesque cottage and 13 generations of the family who lived there.
Woodland, orchards, listed gardens
Walking nine acres of grounds, every season holds something new. From the cottage garden bursting with life in spring, to sculptures and stunning autumn colours in the orchard.
Opening Hours for 2016
Extended Summer Season 4 July– 28 August - Monday – Sunday - Open 09:00 Last Entry 17:00
Summer Season 19 March – 3 July & 29 August – 30 October - Monday – Sunday - Open 09:00 Last Entry 17:00
Winter Season 31 October – March 2017 - Monday – Sunday Open 10:00 Last Entry 16:00
Stratford-upon-Avon is geographically located in the historic heart of England. It is easy to reach from London, the Midlands and the North and is close to the M40, M42 and M6 motorway networks.
The town is a short drive from Junction 15 of the M40 and is well sign posted on all major routes from Coventry, Birmingham, Oxford, Banbury, Worcester and Evesham. Car parking within the town centre is plentiful.
By Public Transport
Nearest train station: Stratford-upon-Avon
Anne Hathaway's Cottage facilities include:
- First aid facilities
- In countryside
- Of historic, literary or architectural interest
- Village Location
- Demonstrations given
- Guided tours available for groups
- Guided tours available for individuals
- Educational Visits Accepted
- Suitable for families
- Delta accepted
- Group discounts available (min group size)
- Maestro accepted
- MasterCard accepted
- Solo accepted
- Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
- Visa accepted
- On site parking
- Groups accepted
- Special group rates
Anne Hathaway's Cottage accessibility includes:
- Clear signage throughout attraction, eg colour contrast, large letters, pictograms
Contact - Anne Hathaway's Cottage
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Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
This is where the Shakespeare story began. As the house where William Shakespeare was born and grew up, Shakespeare's Birthplace has been welcoming visitors for over 250 years. Shakespeare also spent the first five years of married life in this house with his new wife, Anne Hathaway. Be inspired by theatrical performances, take part in family activities, events and festivals and step back in time with our resident Tudors. Explore, enjoy and be surprised by Shakespeare and his fascinating life story, whatever your age.
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