Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Anne Hathaway's Cottage 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 2017
Summer Season 20 March - 28 October 2017- Monday - Sunday - Open 09:00 Last Entry 17:00
Winter Season 30 October 2017 - 20 March 2018 - Monday - Sunday Open 10:00 Last Entry 16:00
Note: Prices mentioned on this page.
These prices are NOT part of the 30% discount.


Travel by road

By Road 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