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Access at Shakespeare's New Place

Advice about access at Shakespeare’s New Place, to assist you in planning your visit

Shakespeare's New Place is now closed for winter. Reopening in spring 2024. See our Opening Times page for more info.

Scroll down to listen to an audio described introduction to Shakespeare's New Place.

Due to current restrictions our upper exhibition rooms are currently not open, and there are some changes to the objects that we have on display from our museum collection.

We welcome assistance dogs at all sites.

Shakespeare’s New Place is accessible to all visitors. The site is level, with access to the Great Garden and the Knot Garden. There is a hard standing path running around the Great Garden.  

AccessAble offers a detailed Access Guide of Shakespeare's New Place if you want to know more. 

The closest Blue Badge parking is on nearby Chapel Lane.

Our quieter times to visit are first thing in the morning or later in the afternoon on a weekday and outside of the school holidays.

Ticket availability can be found here

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The resources below can help you plan your visit, however, due to current restrictions there are some changes that are not reflected in these access guides. If you have any concerns or further queries, please get in contact with us on +44 (0)1789 204016 or at [email protected]

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