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Nash's House and New Place

Chapel St., Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6EP, England
44-1789-204016
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Gardens
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Here you can visit Nash's House (the home of Shakespeare's granddaughter) and the Site of Shakespeare's final home at New Place where he died in 1616.... more » Owner description: Here you can visit Nash's House (the home of Shakespeare's granddaughter) and the Site of Shakespeare's final home at New Place where he died in 1616. You can see finds from a 3 year archaeological excavation of the site, a fine Tudor house as well as a traditional knot garden. During school holidays there are family activities and Tudor games in the garden. Nash's House & New Place is a 5 minute walk from Shakespeare's Birthplace in the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon. « less
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
39 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

You have to include this on the tour as it' s close to the town centre but such a shame that a previous idiot owner had the house knocked down. Excellent garden

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This was a lovely house and had great activities for all the family, and when we visited in August, it had a tent in the back garden for kids to do many activities, to explore and create. A great idea to make the visit suitable for all the family. Beautiful gardens and with a wonderfully preserved house.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The house is well-kept and there is a huge lovely garden behind the property. Not much to see to be frank compared to other houses such as Shakespeare's birthplace but the garden is a hidden gem!

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Ipswich, England.
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

In my opinion the least interesting and attractive of all the Shakespeare properties - staff still good though and the story of the garden space is interesting.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We went to see this as part of the ticket to visit Shakespeare's family homes. The house was nice, although I didn't find it as informative as the other houses, the garden was lovely and quite a surprise. My two children under five loved the garden with its flowers, pathways and hidden spots. There was a tent in the garden... More

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West Sussex
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We thought we were going to see where Shakespeare had lived but in actual fact it was next door as his house was pulled down and is now replaced by gardens. The house next door is allegedly where he wrote some of his works and there is a display about his house next door.

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ShakespeareBT, Houses Manager at Nash's House and New Place, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your visit to Nash’s House & New Place. I'm sorry to hear that you were disappointed to learn of the demolition of New Place back in 1759. I thought you might be interested to know that we are currently working on proposals to transform the site of New Place, to... More

London, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

A bit of a disappointment as the New Place doesnt exist anymore and had been demolished but the gardens were very nice - so a good experience overall

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This house was very interesting and our 10 year old had a great time with the dressing up box and deciding what character to dress up as. The gardens are lovely in spite of the weather and the archeology tent with various activities was very good to engage a 10 year old who may have got a bit under the... More

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manchester uk
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Family home, gardens beautiful. Running out of time so a quick visit to this property. Perhaps suggest see all 5 properties over 2 days to explore fully all that S-o-A has to offer.

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Raby Mere
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39 reviews 39 reviews
3 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

After his birthplace this is also a house that gives you a feel for life in the 1600's. A well maintaind property with wood floors and supports are full of atmosphere. Enjoy the house but the best part are the gardens which are full of flowers , bushes, lawns and statues reflecting Shakespears plays and on a bright sunny day... More

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