Nash's House & New Place

LOCATION

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, WARWICKSHIRE

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Our View

Nash's House is the elegant home that Shakespeare’s granddaughter lived in with her first husband. New Place is the site of the house Shakespeare retired to and where he subsequently died in 1616. There is an interactive exhibition centre and guided tours of of the garden and guided art tours of the sculptures are also available.

Nash's House & New Place
Chapel Street, STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, CV37 6EP

Features

Children
  • Suitable for children of all ages
Facilities
  • Parking nearby
Accessibility
  • Fully accessible
  • Accessible toilets
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open summer, 9-5, winter 10-4

About the area

Discover Warwickshire

The sparkle of sunlight on a gentle river as it meanders through beautiful countryside; the reflections of sailing boats on a lake; relaxing with a pint in the garden of an old English pub in a picturesque village; brightly coloured narrow boats making their way through a flight of lock gates; the imposing silhouette of an historic castle. These are the scenes that make Warwickshire a delight. 

There may be few seriously high hills in this fertile plain, but it is an area full of attractive walking in rolling countryside, blessed with a fascinating history and wonderful places and buildings to visit. This is Shakespeare’s county, and the footprint of the famous Bard appears almost everywhere. He was born and brought up around the beautiful Warwickshire town of Stratford-upon-Avon, and many of his plays draw upon his own experiences in the area.

Warwickshire has a history that embraces the Civil War, castles and large country houses are scattered over the county. Warwick Castle is the home of the Earl of Warwick, Kenilworth Castle was a stronghold for lords and kings of England in the 11th and 12th centuries, and so the list goes on.

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