Shaw's Corner

Important notice -

The house is open for pre-booked guided tours on Friday to Sunday only. Pre-booking is not required to visit the garden which is also open Friday to Sunday only.

Country home of playwright Bernard Shaw for 44 years

Shaw's Corner

What's on

Book your visit

The house at Shaw's Corner is open for guided experiences only, and you’ll need to book your tickets by 3pm the day before your visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. A visit to the garden is included in your guided experience, but we'll also be accepting walk-up visitors who just want to explore the gardens. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Open day

Mon 29 Aug 2022
On our free-flow days you do not need to book, just come along and explore the house and gardens at your own pace

Open Day

Mon 12 Sep 2022
The house has a staircase and no lift. Dogs welcome in the garden on leads.
Shaw's Corner

Things to see and do

Enjoy 100% Fairtrade coffee at Sheringham Park's courtyard café!

Grab a hot drink and tasty snack

We can now offer you tea and coffee plus a range of cold drinks and tasty snacks during your visit to Shaw's Corner. Why not grab a drink before a wander around the garden?

a red mobility scooter parked on a orangey yellow gravel path that runs cross the bottom of the photo. behind is a grassy bank leading to a red brick house in the background

Mobility scooters available to explore the garden at Shaw's Corner

We have two mobility scooters available to hire to help those with impaired mobility to enjoy George Bernard Shaw's garden. Free to hire but donations are welcome towards their upkeep. To check availability please email or call 01438 821968

Dog on a lead

Dogs welcome at Shaw's Corner

If you would like to bring your four-legged friend then dogs are now welcome in the gardens at Shaw's Corner. Please keep them on a short lead at all times and clear up after them. Please note, we do not allow dogs in the house.

Shaw's Corner


Shaw's Corner

Get involved

Volunteer with visitors in Shaw's Corner kitchen

Join our team here 

Get involved with the Trust’s running of the house by joining our friendly team of volunteers. You could make new friends, pick up new skills and broaden your knowledge of the place.

Shaw's Corner


Books at Shaw's Corner

Visit our Second-Hand Bookshop

Our Second-Hand Bookshop is open in our welcome kiosk. Come and peruse our selection and grab a new favourite. It is through your purchases that we are able to continue looking after Shaw's Corner for everyone, for ever.

Shaw's Corner

Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Shaw's Corner on the National Trust Collections website