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Shakespeare's Birthplace

Shakespeare's Birthplace


01789 204016


Henley Street,
CV37 6QW


Enjoy a spooky trail with a weekly prize draw on offer.

Baby changing facilitiesCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGift shopItalian signs/guidesPublic toiletsWheelchairs available

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening Hours: Summer (April-May) Mon-Sun 9am-5pm Extended Summer Opening (June-August) Mon-Sun 9am-6pm September-October Mon-Sun 9am-5pm Winter (Nov-March) Mon-Sun 10am-4pm

Open all the time

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Map reference: SP 199556  Lat: 52.19845 Long: -1.70922

From Stratford Tourist Information Centre proceed to the top of Bridge Street. Turn into Henley Street which is to the right of Barclays Bank. This street is pedestrianised. Continue up Henley Street and Shakespeare's Birthplace can be found on the right-hand side.


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • 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
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Opening Hours: Summer (April-May) Mon-Sun 9am-5pm Extended Summer Opening (June-August) Mon-Sun 9am-6pm September-October Mon-Sun 9am-5pm Winter (Nov-March) Mon-Sun 10am-4pm

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

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


  • YesEntrance is well lit


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


Q30. The Birthplace is presented as it would have been in Shakespeare's time. Lit only by canlelight and the glow from the fires.