You cant come to Stratford and not visit Shakespeares birthplace and Ann Hathaways cottage. The timber-framed town house, where the worlds greatest dramatist was born, is filled with both fascinating artefacts, many original. They fill the house with real character and authenticity, almost as Shakespeare would have known it. Period Guides, dressed in replica Tudor clothing, welcome you to explore what life was like here in Tudor times. With a five-house ticket, visit all of the Shakespeare Houses: Mary Ardens, Shakespeares Birthplace, Anne Hathaways Cottage, Halls Croft, Nashs House and New Place.