Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens
Discover where the young William Shakespeare courted his future bride Anne Hathaway at her picturesque family home.
Enjoy beautiful gardens in Stratford upon Avon. Anne Hathaway's Cottage is a thatched farmhouse with stunning grounds and gardens, which overflow with fragrant blooms and traditional shrubs.The cottage is in Shottery, a hamlet within the parish of Stratford-upon-Avon. It is just over one mile from the town centre and can be accessed via a pleasant, well sign-posted footpath.
See for yourself the many original items of family furniture, including the Hathaway Bed, dating from Anne's time and take in the beauty and tranquillity of the charming cottage gardens.
Highlights at Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens
Seek out our remarkable giant willow creations in the cottage gardens.
Relax in our Cottage Garden Cafe, offering a range of hot and cold meals and refreshments (open from 10am).
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