Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway sights set to reopen this month


Two of Stratford-upon-Avon’s heritage sites will reopen at the end of this month, ready for the 2022 season.

William Shakespeare’s New Place and Anne Hathaway’s Cottage are set to open March 26, ready for a summer of tourism.

The Shakespeare Birthplace Tour gives visitors the chance to gain insight into the life of the world-renowned playwright and explore what it was like growing up in Tudor England.

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Venue hours have also been extended to seven days a week and will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tickets cost £24 for an adult and £15.50 for a child. They give you access to Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Shakespeare’s New Place.

You can buy tickets in advance here.

Anne Hathaway’s Cottage

Residents of Stratford can visit Shakespeare’s New Place free of charge upon presentation of proof of address with a CV37 postcode.

Rachael Boyd, Director of Visitor Experience at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, said: “With the easing of Covid travel restrictions, we are greatly encouraged by the growing interest and confidence from visitors planning their trips to Stratford. -upon-Avon to discover the rich history of Shakespeare. hometown.

“Our teams have been busy preparing and maintaining our sites through the winter months, and we look forward to opening our doors and welcoming our visitors.”

You can find more details about the tours here.

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