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Sat 25th January  
View of Anne Hathaways Cottage

Anne Hathaways Cottage


Love and marriage

Visit the centuries-old family home of Anne Hathaway, Shakespeare’s wife, where new love bloomed. Savour the rural beauty of the place where Shakespeare’s wife grew up and lived for many years. Prepare to be captivated by stories handed down from generation to generation - and now from our guides to you. A lot happened in the 400 years this cottage was home to the Hathaway’s. Retreat into nine acres of gardens, orchards and woodland. Enjoy breathtaking seasonal transformations, and treat yourself to a delicious light bite in the cafe whatever the time of year.

Highlights at Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Garden  

Relive Shakespeare’s Tudor love story where he courted his bride-to-be

  • Explore this 600-year old cottage and some of its original family furniture, including the Hathaway four-poster bed and the courting settle
  • Nine acres of beautiful cottage gardens and heritage orchards, woodland walks and sculpture trail
  • Enjoy a scrumptious English afternoon tea in the garden café
  • Gift shop

*Weekends and school holidays

Tickets and directions.

Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens can be reached via a pleasant 1.3 mile walk from the town centre which takes approximately 30 minutes. The postcode reference for sat nav is CV37 9HH. 

Dogs are welcome in the gardens at Anne Hathaway's Cottage, provided they are accompanied and on a lead.

Visiting Hathaways Cottage

Allow at least 1 hour to view the Cottage, gardens, grounds and shops. The grounds are a perfect place to enjoy a picnic lunch or tea.

Contact information and location

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Anne Hathaways Cottage
Cottage Lane
CV37 9HH

Tel: 01789 204016

Opening Times

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

9.00am - 5.00pm

Winter Season Opening and Last Entry Times (4th Novemeber - 30th March):

10.00am - 4.00pm

Christmas and New Years Opening and Last Entry Times

23rd December: 10.00am - 4.00pm

24th December: 10.00am - 1.00pm

25th December: CLOSED

26th December: CLOSED

27th December: 10.00am - 4.00pm

28th December: 10.00am - 4.00pm

29th December: 10.00am - 4.00pm

30th December: 10.00am - 4.00pm

31st December: 10.00am - 4.00pm

1st January: 11.00am - 4.00pm


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