Daughter and Granddaughter
Hall's Croft was home to Shakespeare's eldest daughter Susanna and her esteemed husband Dr John Hall before they moved to New Place on Shakespeare's death.
Built in 1613 it is an impressive piece of architecture reflecting the Hall's comparative wealth and status, the displays inside the house also reflect this. With an exquisite walled garden filled with a wealth of beautiful roses and herbaceous borders, it’s the perfect place for a tranquil respite from the town.
Hall's Croft cafe serving locally sourced, home-made fare in delightful surroundings.
Wander through the elegant home of Susanna Shakespeare and her husband, Dr John Hall. Enjoy the luxurious rooms and beautiful decoration of this fascinating house, befitting a wealthy physician of Dr John Hall's status.
Examine the intriguing collection of apothecary's equipment and books in the doctor's consulting room along with a first edition of his medical notes published in 1657.
Highlights at Hall's Croft
Explore the beautifully furnished Jacobean home of Shakespeare’s daughter Susanna and her wealthy physician husband, Dr John Hall.
- Wander into the tranquil walled garden and discover fragrant, medicinal herbs
- See examples of the equipment that Dr John Hall would have used
- Exhibition commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War I (until 31 October 2015)
- Arter gift shop with unique, locally handmade gifts
Prices, directions and opening times
Why not buy a Shakespeare Five House Pass for entry to Hall's Croft and all of Shakespeare's Family Homes, which now includes a visit to Shakespeare's grave? You can save between £7.00 - £29.50 compared to a Shakespeare Birthplace Pass plus tickets to the Cottage and Mary Arden’s Farm.
Dogs are welcome in the gardens at Hall's Croft, provided they are accompanied and on a lead.