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  • National Trust

Historic House, £2.90-£5.80

NATIONAL TRUST

Shaw's Corner

Shaw's Corner

Address

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

Details

Home to George Bernard Shaw for over 40 years, Shaw's Corner is a 1902 Arts and Crafts house set in a quintessentially English garden. It feels like Shaw has just left the room, from the clothes in his wardrobe to the typewriter and glasses on the desk in his study.

Regional Tourist Board Member

Children welcome

Opening details

Gardens open 12-5.30pm Wed to Sun. Last admission 4.30.

Directions

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Map reference: TL 194166  Lat: 51.83591 Long: -0.26788

By Road:
From the A1 (M): Follow B653 signed to Wheathampstead, then follow signs National Trust signs to Shaw's Corner. From B656 at Coldicote, follow signs to Ayot St Lawrence and Shaw's Corner. (From M1 j10), follow A1081, then on to B653 towards Wheathampstead.

By Public Transport:
From Welwyn Garden City station it is 7 miles to Shaw's Corner. 904 taxi bus service from St Albans or Harpenden on Sundays and Bank Holidays. Ring property for details.

Facilities

  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome