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There's something for everyone at Shakespeare’s family homes

Come rain or shine there are always lots of things to do with kids at Shakespeare’s family homes in Stratford-upon-Avon. From puzzling trails, craft activities and dressing up, to acting in a scene with Shakespeare Aloud!, there’s something to capture every imagination and bring Shakespeare's world to life for your whole family. 

With five historic properties to explore in and around Stratford-upon-Avon, you can enjoy an action-packed day out or take your time and spread the adventure over several days thanks to unlimited visits for 12 months with every house ticket. Enjoy fantastic value for money when your little ones want to come back and see us time and again throughout the year. 

Things to do with kids

Look out for special family friendly events throughout the year, including extra activities during school holidays. Whether it’s Tudor storytelling, song and dance workshops or picnics in our beautiful gardens, you’ll find something to entertain both young and old and keep you coming back for more! 

Our activity trails encourage visitors of all ages to explore, learning about the Shakespeare family story and taking on various exciting challenges along the way. Our beautifully illustrated trail booklets also form the perfect keepsake of your visit.

Make a pit stop in one of our cafes, where you’ll find healthy children's lunch boxes, activity sheets and mini meals to keep everyone going. High chairs and baby changing facilities are also available at each of our sites.

You can also join in the fun from home with our annual Shakespeare Week celebrations. Create an account today and start downloading our free, fun activities to bring Shakespeare’s world to life for primary school aged children.

Family breaks

If you're looking for a short family break in Shakespeare's Warwickshire have a look at the great value offers that are available through our partnership with Stay, Play and Explore. With accommodation and a choice of three places to visit from a selection of eleven attractions there is plenty to keep all of the family happy.

Please note all children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult.

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