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Mon 12th April  
View of Mary Arden's Farm

Mary Arden's Farm


Covid-19 (Coronavirus)


We know that many of you are eager to visit the Shakespeare family homes and gardens in Stratford-upon-Avon as soon as possible.  Please bear with us.

While we welcome the Government’s announcement that museums in England can reopen from 4 July, unfortunately 4 of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust sites must remain closed for the immediate future. Shakespear's Birthplace will re-open on 1stAugust 2020.

Please visit website for further information.



 A working Tudor farm

On his mother’s Tudor farm, experience the country life Shakespeare and Mary Arden herself would have known.

Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of Shakespeare’s mother’s farm where Mary Arden, lived and worked. Step back in time to experience Tudor country life as Shakespeare would have known it.

Experience rural Tudor life and meet the Tudors over dinner every day at 1pm - try our organic produce for yourself in the cafe! Using Tudor farming methods, we look after rare heritage breeds that Mary Arden herself would recognise. Every season brings new ways to join in from falconry, feeding the goats and herding geese, to up-close craft demonstrations and archery for children.


Highlights at Mary Arden's Farm 

Experience the sights, sounds and smells of his mother’s working Tudor farm

  • A great day out for all the family! Explore the farm yard with its centuries-old barns and original dovecote
  • Geese herding, falconry displays and rare breed animals
  • Hands on archery*
  • Watch the Tudor farmhands at work
  • Nature trails & adventure playground
  • New Mary Arden’s Story exhibition
  • Gift shop and café

*High days and holidays + Additional charge applies


Mary Arden's Farm is located in Wilmcote, just 3.5 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon town centre, and a short walk from Wilmcote train station. The postcode reference for sat nav is CV37 9UN.

Please note that due to the range of free roaming residents at Mary Arden's Farm we are unable to welcome dogs amongst our visitors, other than assistance dogs. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

Visiting Mary Ardens House

Allow up to two hours to view both Mary Arden’s House and Palmer's Farm, as well as the falconry displays, prize-winning livestock and the shop. 

You may need longer to enjoy further the grounds and the walks.

Contact information and location

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Mary Arden's Farm
Station Road
CV37 9UN

Tel: 01789 204016

Opening Times

High Season Opening and Last Entry Times (1st April - 4th November):

10.00am - 5.00pm


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