Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Nash's House and New Place

See where the Shakespeare story ended with his death in 1616, wander through the picturesque gardens and see where his house, New Place, used to stand.

Home to Dig for Shakespeare - archaeological have excavated the site of New Place. See what historic finds have been unearthed and explore your own finds in the Family Marquee.


1. Family Marquee. Get your hands dirty and discover the archaelogical finds dug up during the Dig for Shakespeare project.**

2. Children's activity room. Take part in fun activities based on the Tudor knot garden

3. The Dig! exhibition showcases some of the fascinating archaelogical finds uncovered at New Place.

4. Web of Life exhibition provides a rare glimpse at some of the treasures from our world-class museum collections.

5. Dear Shakespeare exhibition showcases a small, but unique collection of letters written by Bram Stoker and Oscar Wilde.

** Supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund