The splendid 12th land and 16th century house and gardens include a formal parterre, woodland walk and parkland inspired by 'Capability' Brown in the 18th century.
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What makes it special
- Experience the parterres as laid out by the Victorian Mary Elizabeth Lucy
- Discover the woodland of the ancient Forest of Arden
- Explore the Victorian home built around the Tudor legacy
House (except Wednesdays - 11:00 to 15:30
Garden, Outbuildings, & Park - 09:00 to 18:00 (16:00 in winter)
House, Parkland & Outbuildings
Adult - £13.40 (with Gift Aid £14.80)
Child - £7.00 (with Gift Aid £7.70)
Family - £33.80 (with Gift Aid £37.30)
Grounds & Outbuildings
Adult - £10.00 (with Gift Aid £11.00)
Child - £5.00 (with Gift Aid £5.50)
Family - £25.00 (with Gift Aid £27.50)
1 adult family - £20.40 (with Gift Aid £22.50)
Other things to do nearby
Visit the centuries-old family home of Anne Hathaway, Shakespeare’s wife, where new love bloomed. Savour the rural beauty of the place where Shakespeare’s wife grew up and lived for many years.
On his mother’s Tudor farm, experience the country life Shakespeare and Mary Arden herself would have known.
Stride out on foot to discover this beautiful, vibrant town.
Be inspired at the site that was Shakespeare’s family home for 19 years, and uncover the fascinating story of the house that is no longer there.
Take time to explore Shakespeare’s childhood world, right where it all began. Explore Shakespeare’s childhood world where he was born and grew up. Hear tales of his life from our costumed guides.
Admire stunning period interiors in the house built for the next generation: Shakespeare’s daughter Susanna and her husband, physician John Hall.
London Wildlife Trust’s flagship reserve, it hosts pond-dipping and nature-watching sessions for children and its wood-cabin visitor centre is used by the Wildlife Watch Club (re-opens 2020)
The iconic guideframe of Gasholder No 8 frames the new park at King's Cross.
Still waiting for your Hogwarts letter? Don’t worry, you can experience the next best thing at King’s Cross station.