Mary Arden's Farm
Be surrounded by the sights, sounds and smells of a Tudor farm at Mary Arden's Farm. Discover the daily routine of a 16th Century farm and marvel as the farmer, maid and labourer bring the farm to life.
Home of Shakespeare's grandparents and childhood home of Shakespeare's mother, Mary Arden. See the Elizabethan way of life and interact with the daily domestic routine of a working farm. Watch the farmer's wife prepare and cook her home grown food in the farmhouse kitchen, and wander through the orchard and wild flower meadow. Follow the nature trail and track down the Long Horn cattle and other rare breeds, including Cotswold sheep and Gloucester Old Spot pigs.
Historic house or home, Agricultural site
SUMMER: February half term, then April - October Mon - Sun 10.00-17.00
WINTER: November - March Mon - Sun 10.00-16.00
Group discounts are available
Decorative and Applied Art, Land Transport, Music, Natural Sciences, Social History