Hall's Croft

Daughter and granddaughter

Hall's Croft

Hall's Croft gardens

Hall's Croft kitchen

Wander through the elegant home of Susanna Shakespeare and her husband, Dr John Hall. Enjoy the luxurious rooms and beautiful decoration of this fascinating house, befitting a wealthy physician of Dr John Hall's status.      

Examine the intriguing collection of apothecary's equipment and books in the doctor's consulting room along with a first edition of his medical notes published in 1657.

Highlights at Hall's Croft

Relax in the beautiful gardens and breathe in the fragrant herbs as used by Dr Hall in his remedies.

Discover the Happy Birthday Hall's Croft anniversary exhibition, where you can meet some of the characters who have been associated with Hall's Croft over the years and uncover its secrets through an exciting house party!

Visit Hall's Croft cafe to unwind over delicious refreshments, and browse in The Arter, a unique gift shop specialising in hand-made arts and crafts by local contemporary design-makers.

From Saturday 12 July 2014

Cry Havoc! and Let Slip the Dogs of War - The First World War, Shakespeare and Stratford

Commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World War I in our exclusive exhibition. Follow the story of Stratford-upon-Avon and its people during the war through our local archive material, as well as Shakespeare's words on war, loss and patriotism.


Prices, directions and opening times

Why not buy a Shakespeare Five House Pass for entry to Hall's Croft and all of Shakespeare's Family Homes, which now includes a visit to Shakespeare's grave? You can save between £7.00 - £29.50 compared to a Shakespeare Birthplace Pass plus tickets to the Cottage and Mary Arden’s Farm. 

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Over the next few years the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust will be carrying out major conservation work on the house. In preparation for this we are stabilising the structure including strengthening the beams and joints, and making temporary repairs to the roof spaces. 

To make a donation to the Shakespeare Houses Conservation Appeal and to learn more about these urgent works click here.

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  • Learn about the important conservation work we are undertaking at Hall's Croft and see some impressive Elizabethan and Jacobean furniture in a new display.  


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King Lear 2007

Highlights at Hall's Croft

Changing Rooms

Learn about the important conservation work at Hall's Croft and see some impressive Elizabethan and Jacobean furniture in a new display.


Outdoor performances

Highlights at Hall's Croft


Look out for performances of Shakespeare's plays in the gardens throughout the summer

What do people think?

If you have visited any of the Shakespeare Houses & Gardens, attended a literary event or participated in one of our courses we would love to know what you think. 

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