Explore the house where Shakespeare's mother, Mary Arden, grew up and experience for yourself the daily routine, skills and crafts the young William would have known from visits to his grandparents in the 1570s.
Help with tasks like skep-making and basket- weaving and 'earn your keep' at Palmer's Farm with traditional chores such as threshing, bread-making, gardening and animal-tending.
Try your hand at have-a-go archery (school and bank holidays) and watch the daily falconry displays.
Enjoy refreshments and light meals served all day in the cafe.
See rare breed animals and explore the nature trails, discovering abundant wildlife including woodpeckers and rabbits along the way.
Mary Arden's Farm is a working farm with lots of seasonal activities and Tudor events. With free repeat visits for 12 months there is always something new to see and do and plenty of reasons to visit time and time again. Look out for the daily activity boards during your visit.