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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: The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust is transforming New Place, the site of...
The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust is transforming New Place, the site of Shakespeare's home for the last 19 years of his life, to create a major new heritage landmark where visitors can discover the story of the world famous playwright at the height of his success as a family man, writer and prominent citizen of Stratford-upon-Avon. This unique site will be the jewel in the crown of our national literary and cultural heritage, at the heart of the worldwide celebrations of 400 years of Shakespeare's legacy in 2016. The re-imagined Shakespeare’s New Place is scheduled to open on 23rd April 2016, the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. • Visitors will be invited to walk in Shakespeare’s footsteps through a new entrance on the footprint of his original gatehouse • A contemporary landscape treatment will echo the known footprint of the original Shakespeare family house • A new exhibition centre will feature rare and important artefacts relating to Shakespeare’s life at New Place, many of them on display for the first time. The centre will be located in the neighbouring Nash's House, the Grade 1 listed Elizabethan town house which was home to Shakespeare’s granddaughter Elizabeth Hall, and her wealthy husband Thomas Nash. The building will undergo conservation work which is essential to keep it open to the public; it will also be extended to create space for informal learning and family activities, and modern, fully accessible, facilities for visitors, staff and volunteers. • The sunken Knot Garden, will be restored in keeping with the intention of the original design by Ernest Law, the renowned garden designer who was considered one of the finest exponents of the Jacobean knot garden revivals of the early twentieth century • Elements of the Great Garden, the largest surviving part of Shakespeare’s estate, will be conserved and restored following the opening of New Place in 2016.
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Classic Tudor building and tranquil garden (closed winter 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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A very interesting look into life is Shakespeare's life. Beautiful Gardens and a must if you are interested in the Baird's life.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I suppose it is important to see the who range of Shakespeare's properties in the Stratford-upon-Avon area, I did enjoy the visit and there were some interesting components, however if I had to miss one property it would be Nash's House however New Place was superb and very atmospheric and helped me understand just how these houses worked.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

perfect place to spend a few hours, so much history. a perfect garden, so peaceful, well informed guides made the visit very enjoyable

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Wheaton, illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We had heard a lot about New Place during our visitts to some of the other sides in Stratford Upon Avon, we went by to at least see the garden today. Alas, it is totally closed until next year. We might come back to see it. The history of New Place is very interesting, if not tragic.

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Hayle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

this is currently under a dig to check on the foundations of shakespeares house the garret is open as a replacement site with talks on what the building was used for

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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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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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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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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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Address: Chapel St., Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6EP, England
Phone Number: +44 1789 204016
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