William Shakespeare's Birthplace

Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 6QW
01789 204016

On This Very Spot in April 1564, William Shakespeare was born to John and Mary Arden Shakespeare.

On This Very Spot, William Shakespeare grew up, presumably living here until his departure for London.

On This Very Spot, descendants of William Shakespeare lived into the 19th century.

Visit This Very Spot
This spot is operated as a Shakespeare museum and is open for public tours. For complete information, including hours of operation, admission fees, and parking, visit the official website of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

Condition: This spot is maintained in excellent condition and provides a nice view of 17th-century village life.

Nearest Major Airport: Birmingham

Nearest Rail: Stratford-upon-Avon

Latitude: 52.191080; Longitude: -1.707390

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William Shakespeare's Birthplace
Photo from Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
Shakespeare Birthplace Gardens
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