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Essex, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire

Shaw's Corner

Country home of playwright Bernard Shaw for 44 years

Ayot St Lawrence, near Welwyn, Hertfordshire, AL6 9BX

Visitors looking in the writing hut in the garden at Shaw's Corner, Hertfordshire

Important notice

Shaw's Corner is closed for the Winter. We will reopen March 2024.

Planning your visit

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Volunteering at Shaw's Corner 

Join our open day on 16 February to find out more about our volunteering opportunities.

Visitors in the garden at Shaw's Corner, Hertfordshire

Booking your visit to Shaw's Corner 

Shaw's Corner is now closed for 2023. We look forward to welcoming you back in Spring 2024.

Visitors in the garden in summer at Shaw's Corner, Hertfordshire

Check out our events at Shaw's Corner 

Make more of your visit by joining one of our events at Shaw's Corner. From outdoor theatre to photography classes, there's plenty for all ages and interests.

Visitors in the garden at Shaw's Corner, Hertfordshire

Take part in an Easter trail 

Join us for an Easter adventure at Shaw's Corner. Discover our family-friendly trail with fun activities for you to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate egg at the end.

A dog on lead is sitting on the grass beside its owners

Visiting Shaw's Corner with your dog 

Dogs are welcome to explore the garden at Shaw's Corner on a short lead. Read more to find out how to make the most of your visit with your four-legged friend.

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