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Shakespeare's New Place

Open today: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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New Place was Shakespeare's family home from 1597 until he died in the house in 1616. Tragically, the house was demolished in 1759. A registered garden now stands in its place, designed to commemorate the importance of the site and allow visitors to...more
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22 Chapel St, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6EP, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

The last time we were at the New Place it had the time team in digging, which was fascinating. We want back to see what they have done with it. Wow... Beautiful artwork in the gardens. All the first lines of the sonnets in the...More

Thank Scotts-reviewer
Reviewed 6 days ago

On entering the facility was warmly greeted by a guide who advised re the information session which was very worthwhile providing a lot information on the history on The New Place. There are great Greg Wyatt statues to view along with the famous Mulberry Tree...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This area has been really carefully thought out, it’s a must to listen to the talk given by the staff, the gardens are beautiful and the exhibits inside are good for adult and children, very interesting

Thank angelafarrance
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the place of Shakespeare's residence is long gone, the gardens alone make this a worthwhile visit as part of the total Shakespeare immersion.

Thank Rowley51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is well worth a visit. The gardens,are beautiful. Get on to one of the guides tour. So informative. Highly recommend

Thank jones_212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Initially this is a pleasant garden with some interesting sculptures until you listen to the Guide. Tom gave us a 15 minute talk on the place, who'd lived there and its various changes over the years and he brought the whole thing to life. Excellent....More

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ShakespeareBT, Manager at Shakespeare's New Place, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Shakespeare's New Place. I am delighted to read that Tom was able to bring the site to life for you - we have a dedicated team of staff and volunteers who help tell...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were initially a bit disappointed once we entered the exhibit as we were expecting to see a bit of a building, not bronze markers on the ground. However, the gardens, particularly the Knot Garden and all the wonderful sculptures in the grounds to the...More

Thank mjacobsbros
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While a nice place, I wasn't as impressed with the gardens as I thought I would be. A hot summer had had an effect on the gardens but really there didn't seem to be much to do or see.

Thank cmcph
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You would think that going to a site where the house has been demolished would be a waste of time but the guide made the story so interesting that I thoroughly enjoyed the visit

Thank alvelydon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely gardens and the guide who gave us an introduction was good. But expensive at about £12 per person. (Depending on age.) OK if you are doing all the Shakespeare stuff and get a passport ticket, but a lot for the one place.

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Response from lesliejayne | Reviewed this property |
You do have to pay to get into the attraction, but it is worth the money. If you purchase one of the three-attraction day passes, the New House can be one of your attractions. It's a really cool artistic interpretation of... More
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