Born in 1564 in this timber framed house.
Descendents of Shakespeare lived here right up until the 19th centuary.
The lighting is quite dim & there is some wheelchair restrictions
Ann Hathaway's Cottage
Ann Hathaway lived here before marrying Shakespeare in 1582.
The garden is beautiful & there is a tea garden on site
This is a small town and everyone remembers this town because its Shakespears' town.
check his house.
Anne Hathaway's house. It is your classical thatched roof cottage. Much nicer than Shakespeare's house.
The Holy Trinity Church
The church was build in the early 13th century. Although impressive by itself, with the line-up of trees to the entrance porch, the church is most famous for Shakespeare's grave.
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Christmas in Stratford
Each year Stratford town centre is lit up with an array of Christmas lights.
The whole effect is spectacular and creates a festive start to Christmas
Visit Anne Hathaway's Cottage if you can. Anne was Shakespeare's wife. This house was part of her family for many years.
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The Harvard Home
Don't forget to stroll around town. I just happen to run into the Harvard House, founder of Harvard University in Boston, Mass.
Hall's Croft Gardens
You could spend your entire visit to Stratford looking through elegant gardens. These are the ones in Hall's Croft.
The Great Garden
The Great Garden belongs to Nash's House but as it's open to the public you don't have to pay. It's a popular place for relaxing or lucnhing.
The Bancroft Gardens are adjacent to the nine-arched bridge. Located at one end is the Gower memorial to Shakespeare surrounded by characters from 4 of his plays.
The Swan Theatre, on the banks of the Avon, is both a theatre and museum dedicated to drama and visual arts. Most Shakespearian dramas are shown in the RSC while contemporary work plays at the Swan.
This is the building where Shakespeare was born. The rooms are furnished in 16th Century style and the room where he was born is lit by a window inscribed with signatures of many famous writers.
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