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Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Anne Hathaway's Cottage


The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust


Cottage Lane,
CV37 9HH


Discover the floral symbolism and language of love in Shakespeare's plays, plus the opening of a new heart-shaped lavender maze. Also between 14-18 February you can propose to a loved one with a glass of bubbly, commemorative photograph and a specially recited sonnet.
Engagement package costs £5. Tel 01789 297240 to book.

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGift shopItalian signs/guidesOn-site cateringPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs available

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Open all the time


Normal admission applies.

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Map reference: SP 178551  Lat: 52.19447 Long: -1.73968

This can be easily reached on foot across Shottery fields and is well signposted from Stratford-upon-Avon town centre. The walk takes approximately half an hour and takes the walker through the pretty village of Shottery. By car from the Tourist Information Centre take the main road through the centre of town and follow signs for Evesham or Worcester (Alcester). Anne Hathaway's Cottage is well signed and is situated approximately one mile from the centre of Stratford.


  • 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
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

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
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 6
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps


  • YesClear signage
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system