Mary Arden's Farm, Stratford-upon-Avon

Immerse yourself in the sights, smells, and sounds of a working Tudor farm. Mary Arden's Farm is the farm where Shakespeare's mother, Mary Arden, grew up. Experience the daily tasks and activities--such as threshing, bread-making, and animal-tending--that a young William Shakespeare would have been familiar with from visits to his grandparents. You can even try out other period activities, such as archery, and watch a falconry display. Enjoy a bite to eat at the Mary Arden Cafe, or make use of the grounds’ picnic area. End your visit with a walk on one of the nature trails and spot some of the area’s wildlife. Mary Arden's Farm is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Stratford-upon-Avon Edition.
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  • We enjoyed this very much. The falconer show was good and we were able to ask questions and see the owl up close. The other birds were in aviaries to have a close look. Everyone about the property was...  more »
  • This is a well laid out farm showing different traditional crafts being done. Well worth a visit, especially if combining it with a visit to Stratford Upon Avon  more »
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  • Nice place to visit, very family friendly with activities for all to take part in. I went first weekend it was open so was too cold and wet to do everything but still spent 3 hours enjoying everything. Only issue we had was lack of parking as overflow carpark couldn't be used because it was too muddy but just parked on the road outside.
  • Had groups of young schoolchildren giving the visitors information today rather than tour guides. They took it seriously and it made a lovely change. Cooking demonstration in the kitchen and various other activities taking place. Great for families.
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