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Address: Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HB, England
Phone Number: 44-1789-293351
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Description: Built in 1428 as the home of a religious guild, this was where Shakespeare...
Built in 1428 as the home of a religious guild, this was where Shakespeare attended grammar school and which still functions as an educational institution today.
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Grammar School

This year the school was open for visitors while we were there, and one of my teachers was able to go in. She said it was most memorable. I hope that next year it might be open... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If this had not been the school room attended by Shakespeare, no one would go. However, it almost certainly is the school he attended and undeniably that makes it interesting. We have rarely seen it open, but on the occasion we did, we only paid a couple of pounds to go in. We were there for a matter of minutes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This year the school was open for visitors while we were there, and one of my teachers was able to go in. She said it was most memorable. I hope that next year it might be open, and I will be able to go in as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We were invited into a building which every time I walk past say I wish I could look inside that one! We were only charged £3 for an informative guided tour by a current Year 8 pupil. We also had the opportunity to enjoy some delicious homemade cakes and tea as an optional extra. After we had explored the wall... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Very good guides with entertaining presentation and eye-watering details about educational standards and hours in the days of yore!

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Warwickshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

As this exclusive place is opened only a couple of days each year to public, hubby & I were very pleased to be taken for a tour by the current students. Two very polite & entusiastic lads were able to show off their school with great pride. Definitely worth a visit if you are interested in Shakesoeare's life & history.

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I enjoyed the visit to Shakespeare’s school and the Guild Hall. A short informative tour was given by a boy attending the school. The four hundred old desks in the old school were etched with initials and names of past pupils (the practice ceased only ten years ago). To think that Shakespeare sat at one of the desks, and to... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We felt extremely lucky to be in Stratford while the school was offering tours of the historical rooms to raise funds for sports equipment. From the polite boys we encountered whilst they were handing out flyers in the town to the entertaining tour courtesy of George we loved the whole experience. The school should be very proud of their pupils... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

If you are lucky enough to visit Stratford when the Schoolrooms are open to the public, frankly, you're be mad to miss it!! Although there is currently a bid into the Lottery Fund to try and open this to the public more, currently the schoolroom is used every day for lessons by the King Edward VI boys. The beautiful building,... More 

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High Wycombe
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

It is worth going to see this building from the outside, but as it is still used as a school you cannot gain access in term time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

i was lucky enough to attend a recent exhibition at Shakespeare's School and, subject to a successful bid to Heritage Lottery, they plan to open to the public on a daily basis from April 2016, coinciding with the 400th anniversary of their most famous old boy's death! It is already a beautiful and compelling place to visit, a real pilgrimage... More 

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Address: Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HB, England
Phone Number: 44-1789-293351
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Stratford-upon-Avon

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