A beautiful 500-year-old picturesque cottage where Shakespeare courted his bride-to-be. See original furniture including the Hathaway bed and uncover five centuries of stories in this picturesque cottage and 13 generations of the family who lived there. Enjoy the stunning cottage gardens, and explore the Shakespeare inspired sculpture trail.
The Royal Shakespeare Theatre is owned by the Royal Shakespeare Company dedicated to the English playwright and poet William Shakespeare.
As an alternative to lunch in a restaurant, you can choose to relax on a luxury river launch while enjoying a delicious afternoon tea or sit down lunch on board. Our favourite skipper is an expert on the beautiful river reach in Stratford-upon-Avon and will share all of the stories and secrets from the perspective of the river.