Admire stunning period interiors in the house built for the next generation: Shakespeare’s daughter Susanna and her husband, physician John Hall. Their bright future was partly founded on Shakespeare’s success.
Compare Jacobean thinking to today’s, in our medical exhibition. The walled garden is a beautiful, restorative place, and the delicious cafe menu certainly promotes visitor wellbeing!
If walls could talk - Enjoy tales from our guides of extraordinary guests and residents from the house’s history. So many were attracted by its beautiful interior and its special significance in the Shakespeare family story.
What makes it special
- The home of Shakespeare’s daughter and her husband, physician John Hall
- Visit the medical exhibition
- Enjoy the beautifully preserved gardens
Open Monday to Sunday all year round. Opening hours vary by season so please check our website for the most up to date information: www.shakespeare.org.uk
Other things to do nearby
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.
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.
Stride out on foot to discover this beautiful, vibrant town.
On his mother’s Tudor farm, experience the country life Shakespeare and Mary Arden herself would have known.
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. Visit the National Trust website
Still waiting for your Hogwarts letter? Don’t worry, you can experience the next best thing at King’s Cross station.
The iconic guideframe of Gasholder No 8 frames the new park at King's Cross.
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)