Mansion tours

Uncover Attingham's stories on a guided tour, available daily © National Trust/John Millar

Uncover Attingham's stories on a guided tour, available daily

Step into our stories

Explore the mansion before the crowds and dig deeper into our past on a guided tour. Our tours vary daily, from tales of scandal to secrets of our conservation team, and places are limited. To book a place or find out what's on today, please ask at Visitor Reception on arrival - there's no extra charge and tours are available from 10.30am daily.

Scandals and spending

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Attingham’s future was almost frittered away by the 2nd Lord Berwick, who married a courtesan over 20 years his junior and bankrupted the estate. Find out more about scandals and the family in our Bankruptcy and Berwicks in Brief tours.

Care and conservation

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Peeling back the layers of the past is a tricky job—meet our experts and discover how we’ve been revealing our rooms’ hidden stories, and continue to care for the mansion on our Re-discovered tour. The last of the Berwick's to live here began this restoration process - discover the story of Attingham's rescuers on our Saviours tour.

Tailor your own tour

Our friendly guides have plenty of stories to share

Come into the mansion after 12.30pm to explore at your own pace: our knowledgeable room guides are on hand to answer any questions you might have, so why not ask them about your areas of interest to tailor your own tour?

Scaffolding tours

Gilders have carefully restored the

As work continues on our roofing project we’ll be offering tours to see the work in progress—and onto the scaffolding to look at the damage we need to repair. Get up close to our grade one listed Regency roof and see the intricacy of the damaged decorations and the glitz and gold that we’re bringing back. To find out if our scaffold guides are in today, ring Visitor Reception on 01743 708154 - tours start on Monday 14 April.

Secrets in the stores

Why not take a tour of our collection from the comfort of your own home? Search for what interests you or enjoy a browse on the National Trust Collections website - you can even see some very special objects we can't have on general display.

App fabulous

If you’ve got a smartphone running iOS, why not test drive our guided tour app on your visit? Pick one of three guides from Attingham’s history and discover their stories—the app is free to download here.