What's in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.Romeo and Juliet (2.2.45-7)

The Shakespeare Garden was established in 1915 within the house’s former walled gardens.

This idyllic, restored garden is named after the bard due to it featuring plants and shrubs all named in the playwright’s works.

The garden is designed on an Elizabethan theme containing a knot garden, herbs and fruit trees.

The garden is open to the public and is also a fantastic venue for weddings, receptions and other events.

To book or enquire about the Shakespeare Garden, email lightwoods_house@sandwell.gov.uk

Learn more about the plants in the Shakespeare Garden.