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Mary Arden's Farm - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Station Rd, Wilmcote, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 9UN, UK

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About Mary Arden's Farm

Mary Arden's Farm is a working farm that keeps pace with the season so there is always something new to see and do. You will find animals at the farm including donkeys, goats, sheep and more. Palmer’s Farmhouse is a fascinating Tudor house and actually much nicer than Mary Arden’s house. Watch fascinating falconry displays and try your hand at archery, or visit the timber-framed adventure playground to let off some steam.

Attractions Near Mary Arden's Farm

Stratford Armouries
Stratford Armouries2.49km from Mary Arden's Farm

Stratford Armouries is an Arms and Armour museum on the outskirts of Stratford-upon-Avon. The museum contains the personal arms and armour collection of James Wigington and is open to the public. The museum features a wide range of exhibits - the most noteworthy include a life-sized armoured Indian elephant, a cannon dating from 1450, and a giant crossbow modelled on Leonardo da Vinci's original design.

Anne Hathaway's Cottage
Anne Hathaway's Cottage3.95km from Mary Arden's Farm

Anne Hathaway’s Cottage was originally a farmhouse. It was built in 1463 of cruck construction, when the building would have comprised of just three rooms. The kitchen and parlour still remain from the original medieval construction. The first Hathaway to live in the cottage was Anne’s grandfather John Hathaway, who was a tenant sheep farmer. Anne, later Shakespeare’s wife, was born in the cottage in 1556.

Shakespeare's Birthplace
Shakespeare's Birthplace4.69km from Mary Arden's Farm

Shakespeare's Birthplace is a rambling half-timbered house on Henley Street where, it is believed, playwright Wiliam Shakespeare was born and spent his childhood years. It was now home to a library, archive and museum collections which have been designated as world class. As well as caring for the largest collection of Shakespeare related material in the UK. It has been referred to as "a mecca for all lovers of literature".

Henley Street
Henley Street4.77km from Mary Arden's Farm

A beautiful, historic and famous for Shakespeare’s Birthplace with a rich mix of gift shops, clothes shops and lifestyle shops, this street is a must for any shopper. It was the birthplace of Shakespeare. But the Shakespeares are not the only ones to have played a part in shaping the history of what was once a main Stratford thoroughfare.

Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall
Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall4.99km from Mary Arden's Farm

Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall is one of the newest visitor attractions in Stratford-upon-Avon, It was set in a complex of some of Stratford's oldest historic buildings. It was here that the playwright William Shakespeare attended school and here that he fell in love with poetry and drama. The guildhall was established as a meeting place for the Guild of the Holy Cross, a religious group of merchants in the town. It was sited adjacent to the 13th century guild chapel which was the place

Nash's House
Nash's House4.99km from Mary Arden's Farm

Nash’s House is a Grade I listed building, constructed in the early 16th century. It is the house next door to the ruins and gardens of William Shakespeare's final residence, New Place. It is a grade I listed building. It is now a museum traces the history of Stratford-upon-Avon from the earliest settlers in the Avon Valley to Shakespeare's time.

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Warwickshire is a county in the West Midlands region of England. The county town is Warwick, and the largest town is Nuneaton. The county is famous for being the birthplace of William Shakespeare at Stratford-upon-Avon and Victorian novelist George Eliot, at Nuneaton. It is a popular destination for international and domestic tourists to explore both medieval and more recent history.