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Daily Activities

Meet the Tudors as they run the farm just as Shakespeare’s mother would have done.

Meet our costumed guides as they go about their daily tasks of cooking, tending the land and feeding the rare breed animals using the methods a young William Shakespeare would have experienced. Learn about Tudor table manners and rituals when they gather round the table for dinner at 1pm.

Get hands on with rural crafts and traditional pastimes and try your hand at have-a-go archery (*high days and holidays, additional fee applies). Enjoy falconry displays throughout the day, and explore our nature trails, butterfly bank and willow tunnel. Kids under 10 can also enjoy our timber framed adventure playground.

Daily activities include:

10.30 Goose herding

11.00 Bird of Prey display

11.30 Mary Arden's House talk

12.30  Meet one of our rare breed farm animals

13.00 Tudor dinner

13.30 'Call To Arms' archery display

14.00 Bird of Prey display

14.45 Palmer's Farmhouse tour

15.30 Bird of Prey display

17.00 Goose herding

*High days and holidays

Our daily routine changes throughout the seasons so check the daily activity boards and keep coming back to experience different activities and events throughout the year!  

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This is where the story began Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of a working Tudor Farm. We are now closed for winter and will re-open 16 March 2019. Relive Shakespeare’s love story Walk in Shakespeare's footsteps The home of Shakespeare’s daughter, Susanna