William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1564and is regarded as the greatest writer in the English language producing many world famous works including plays, sonnets and poems.

The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, founded in Stratford in 1847, is the guardian of the world's greatest Shakespeare heritage sites, comprising Shakespeare's Birthplace, Nash's House & New Place, Hall's Croft, Anne Hathaway's Cottage and Mary Arden's Farm. The five houses offer a multi-layered experience for visitors unlike any other, giving people from all over the world the opportunity to learn about the life of the world's greatest playwright, discover his work and experience a real sense of the times that influenced him in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Map of Shakespeare attractions

Google Map of the Shakespeare attractions

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