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Nash's House and New Place

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Address: Chapel St., Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6EP, England
Phone Number: 44-1789-204016
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: New Place & Nash's House is currently closed for conservation until Spring...
New Place & Nash's House is currently closed for conservation until Spring 2016. 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.
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Wonderful history

Been here many times when in Stratford ... Great history, gorgeous building and grounds.. Do all 5 houses and you can visit as many times as you like for a year xxx

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Been here many times when in Stratford ... Great history, gorgeous building and grounds.. Do all 5 houses and you can visit as many times as you like for a year xxx

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Fantastic classic Tudor building with austere but intriguing interior, and tranquil adjacent garden on the site of Shakespeare’s former home next door. Interesting sculptures representing various of William's plays. Covered by ticket for all Shakespeare sites. Apparently "in need of conservation work... will be closed from 3 November 2014... From 10 November, visitors will have the opportunity to visit Elizabethan... More 

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

When in Stratford you must visit this House.we booked a four house/site ticket through the visitor centre.

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Bolton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We went here after visiting the Shakespeare's birthplace. We wasn't that impressed as there didn't seem to be a lot here and the gardens were closed due to the bad weather. only little items with typed paper with a few info on and nothing like the other houses. A little disappointed and probably wouldn't return, however good location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We were one of the very last visitors here before it shuts its doors until 2016 and were very warmly welcomed! The level of activities put on for children in the tent in the beautiful gardens during half term was amazing. They really did go the extra mile here. I could listen to the tour guides all day. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

again part of the ticket price the smaller house, but well worth a visit easy to follow on the map again staff very knowageable and welcoming

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We visited this property using the 5 site pass that is recommended when visiting the various Shakespeare related places in Stratford Upon Avon. For us, this was the least informative and only took around 15/20 to stroll around the house and sculptured gardens. There was an exhibition which explored the 10 most popular Shakespeare characters upstairs but the highlight was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Nash's house was really lovely but the real stars in my opinion were the sculptures in the Elizabethan Garden at New Place which were great fun and absolutely fabulous. Having visited the other Shakespeare houses it can get a bit 'samey' - these gardens really bring Shakespeare alive and are a really different way to appreciate the Bard's work. They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We started here and, as well as being able to get our ticket to all 5 places, we asked some difficult questions about the place which were answered knowledgeably. I hope the renovations do not change it radically or spoil the effect (see Shakespeared's birthplace comment)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Centrally located so easy to pop in when you have half an hour to spare. Adds a bit more to Shakespeare's story.

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