Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Shakespeare's Birthplace

Discover the exciting story of William Shakespeare's early years, and see where he spent the first five years with his new wife.

See how his father, John, earned his living as a glove maker.

Visit an attraction that has been welcoming people for over 250 years.

See where prominent writers including Charles Dickens, John Keats, Walton Scott and Thomas Hardy have visited the house and left their mark.