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Historic House

Hall's Croft

Hall's Croft

Address

Old Town,
Stratford-upon-Avon,
CV37 6BG

Details

HALL'S CROFT

Wander through the elegant home of Susanna Shakespeare and her wealthy physician husband, Dr John Hall. Discover stories of the house’s famous past occupants, relax in the tranquil gardens, join us this summer for a festival of outdoor music and unwind over a delicious snack of light meal in the cafe.

Examine the intriguing collection of apothecary's equipment and books in the doctor's consulting room along with a first edition of his medical notes published in 1657. In the beautiful gardens, breathe in the fragrant herbs as used by Dr Hall in his remedies.

Join us at Hall’s Croft as we celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s daughter’s home.

New for 2013 –Happy Birthday Hall’s Croft anniversary exhibition and summer music in the garden.

Learn about our important conservation work at Hall's Croft and see some of the house's impressive items of Elizabethan and Jacobean furniture in a new display.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGift shopItalian signs/guidesOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toilets

Children welcomeSmoking not allowed

Summer Season (April - October) Shakespeare's Birthplace 1 April – 27 October 2019 - Mon - Sun, 9am - 5pm 28 October – 29 March 2020 -Mon-Sun, 10am - 5pm Anne Hathaway's Cottage 1 April – 27 October 2019 - Mon - Sun, 9am - 5pm 28 October – 29 March 2020 -Mon-Sun, 10 am - 5pm Mary Arden's Farm 1 April - 27 October – Mon – Sun, 10am - 5pm 28 October - 3 November – Mon – Sun, 10am - 4pm (Mary Arden's Farm closes for the winter and reopens in spring). Hall's Croft 1 April – 27 October 2019 - Mon - Sun, 10am - 5pm 28 October – 29 March 2020 – Mon - Sun, 11am - 4pm Shakespeare’s New Place, 1 April – 27 October - Mon - Sun, 10am - 4pm 28 October- 29 March 2020 - Mon - Sun, 10am - 5pm 1. Shakespeare's Birthplace, and New Place are open daily throughout the year except Christmas Day. Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Hall’s Croft are open daily throughout the year except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Mary Arden’s Farm is closed for the winter. 2. Allow about 45 minutes to 1 hour to visit each house, except Mary Arden's Farm, which is on a much larger site and can take two hours or more if wished. 3. Houses close 30 minutes after last entry.

Opening details

Summer Season (April - October)
Shakespeare's Birthplace
1 April – 27 October 2019 - Mon - Sun, 9am - 5pm
28 October – 29 March 2020 -Mon-Sun, 10am - 5pm
Anne Hathaway's Cottage
1 April – 27 October 2019 - Mon - Sun, 9am - 5pm
28 October – 29 March 2020 -Mon-Sun, 10 am - 5pm
Mary Arden's Farm
1 April - 27 October – Mon – Sun, 10am - 5pm
28 October - 3 November – Mon – Sun, 10am - 4pm
(Mary Arden's Farm closes for the winter and reopens in spring).
Hall's Croft
1 April – 27 October 2019 - Mon - Sun, 10am - 5pm
28 October – 29 March 2020 – Mon - Sun, 11am - 4pm
Shakespeare’s New Place,
1 April – 27 October - Mon - Sun, 10am - 4pm
28 October- 29 March 2020 - Mon - Sun, 10am - 5pm
1. Shakespeare's Birthplace, and New Place are open daily throughout the year except Christmas Day. Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Hall’s Croft are open daily throughout the year except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Mary Arden’s Farm is closed for the winter.

2. Allow about 45 minutes to 1 hour to visit each house, except Mary Arden's Farm, which is on a much larger site and can take two hours or more if wished.
3. Houses close 30 minutes after last entry.

Prices

FULL STORY TICKET: Includes entry to Shakespeare's Birthplace, Hall's Croft, Shakespeare's New Place, Anne Hathaway's Cottage and Mary Arden's Farm.
Adult £22.50
Child £14.50
Concession £21.00
Family £59.50
SINGLE ENTRY TICKETS:
Anne Hathaway's Cottage: Adult £12.50; Child £8.00; Concession £11.50; Family £33.00
Hall’s Croft: Adult £8.50; Child £5.50; Concession £8.00; Family £22.50
Shakespeare’s Birthplace: Adult £17.50; Child £11.50; Concession £16.50; Family £46.50
Shakespeare’s New Place: Adult £12.50; Child £8.00; Concession £11.50; Family £59.50
Mary Arden's Farm: Adult £15.00; Child £10.00; Concession £14.00; Family £40.00
Free, Unlimited entry for 12 months from date of purchase

Children Under 3: free
Child: between 3 - 17 year olds in full-time education*
Concession Student 18 + , Seniors 60+ and Disabled persons
Carer: Free
Family: 2 adults and up to 4 children aged 3 -17
School/college groups: One member of staff free for every 10 students

Directions

See location of Hall's Croft on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SP 198549  Lat: 52.19226 Long: -1.71044

From Stratford Tourist Information Centre, proceed up Bridge Street and turn left at the roundabout into High Street. Continue straight on past the Town Hall and the Shakespeare Hotel. Follow this road into Church Street, passing the Guild Chapel, King Edward VI School, and the Alms Houses. Continue to the junction at the end of the street and turn left. Halls Croft is to be found on the left approximately 100 metres along.

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Summer Season (April - October) Shakespeare's Birthplace 1 April – 27 October 2019 - Mon - Sun, 9am - 5pm 28 October – 29 March 2020 -Mon-Sun, 10am - 5pm Anne Hathaway's Cottage 1 April – 27 October 2019 - Mon - Sun, 9am - 5pm 28 October – 29 March 2020 -Mon-Sun, 10 am - 5pm Mary Arden's Farm 1 April - 27 October – Mon – Sun, 10am - 5pm 28 October - 3 November – Mon – Sun, 10am - 4pm (Mary Arden's Farm closes for the winter and reopens in spring). Hall's Croft 1 April – 27 October 2019 - Mon - Sun, 10am - 5pm 28 October – 29 March 2020 – Mon - Sun, 11am - 4pm Shakespeare’s New Place, 1 April – 27 October - Mon - Sun, 10am - 4pm 28 October- 29 March 2020 - Mon - Sun, 10am - 5pm 1. Shakespeare's Birthplace, and New Place are open daily throughout the year except Christmas Day. Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Hall’s Croft are open daily throughout the year except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Mary Arden’s Farm is closed for the winter. 2. Allow about 45 minutes to 1 hour to visit each house, except Mary Arden's Farm, which is on a much larger site and can take two hours or more if wished. 3. Houses close 30 minutes after last entry.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 1
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Notes

Access downstairs is fine for wheelchair users, however, as we have no lifts upstairs it is not easily accessible.