Explore the beautifully furnished Jacobean home of Shakespeare’s daughter Susanna Wander through the elegant Jacobean home of Susanna Shakespeare and her husband, Dr John Hall. Enjoy the luxurious rooms and beautiful decoration of this fascinating house, befitting a wealthy physician of Dr John Hall’s status.

Examine the intriguing collection of apothecary’s equipment and books in the doctor’s consulting room along with a first edition of his medical notes published in 1657.

Enjoy the informative parlour talks for an insight into the wealthy lifestyle of Shakespeare’s eldest daughter.

Visit the Jacobean costume display.

Commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World War I in the First World War exhibition. Follow the story of Stratford-upon-Avon and its people during the war through our local archive material, as well as Shakespeare’s words on war, loss and patriotism.

Discover stories of the house’s famous past occupants.

Children can look out for the latest puzzles, quizzes and trails to help bring their visit to life!

Relax in the beautiful gardens and breathe in the fragrant herbs as used by Dr Hall in his remedies.

Visitor Info


Hall’s Croft is ten minutes walk from Shakespeare’s Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon’s Old Town.

Booking information

Book online to save 10% or call Hall’s Croft ticket desk on 01789 338533








There is a shallow step at the entrance but a ramp is available on request. There is no access to the first floor for wheelchair users. Note: Owing to the age of the building, the floors are slightly uneven in places. Foreign language and large print guides are available. There is also a courtesy wheelchair.


Access is via the shop or from Old Town (there is shallow step but a ramp is available – please ring the bell for attention). There are visitor toilets in the cafe.


An accessible toilet, visitor toilets and baby-changing facilities are located in the garden. The garden has level paths and some seating.

Conferences & meetings



Food & Drink

Enjoy exceptional food from our menu of locally sourced, freshly made hot and cold light meals and snacks at Hall’s Croft.

Menu highlights include:

  • Freshly made sandwiches with artisan breads and fresh mixed salad
  • Delicious afternoon teas, a selection of pastries, cakes and desserts
  • A full selection of hot and cold drinks including wines, beers and ales