Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, Stratford-upon-Avon
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Set among extensive gardens, Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens is located only 1.6 km (1 mi) from Shakespeare's birthplace. The house was passed down through the Hathaway family until 1846, but the family still lived there as tenants in 1892 when the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust acquired the property. Inside you'll see spacious rooms that have been redecorated to resemble what they may have looked like during the life of Anne Hathaway, William Shakespeare's wife. In the gardens, you'll find modern sculptures depicting Anne and Shakespeare's sad story. Save money by buying your tickets in a package that includes entry to all the Shakespeare sites in the area. Wear good walking shoes and consider walking between each site to enjoy the surrounding countryside. Use our Stratford-upon-Avon itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens and other attractions in Stratford-upon-Avon.
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  • A expensive visit as we are members of the National Trust & English Heritage with no Discount to enter. 
  • A beautiful cottage. It's often used on TV because this is a rarity. Gives you an insight of how people lived 300 years ago, without them being royalty. 
  • If you only have time to visit one of the Shakespeare related buildings in Stratford then this is the one that I would recommend. The cottage has survived relatively unchanged since the 17th century a...  more »