Attingham Park

An 18th-century mansion and estate shaped by a story of love and neglect

Attingham Park

Things to see and do

View of the front of the Mansion at Attingham Park

All you need to know for a visit to Attingham 

There’s lots to see and do at Attingham if you’re visiting for the first time or know us well, or whether you’re here for a short visit or to spend the whole day. Make the most of your visit to Attingham.

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What's on 

A male Broad-bodied Chaser dragonfly at Attingham Park

Summer holidays at Attingham: Be a Nature Champion 

Whether you're coming along to one of our organised activities or planning your own adventure in the grounds, there's plenty to keep you busy at Attingham this summer holidays, visit after visit!

Upcoming events

Faces of Change: Nature's Champions

Fri 19 Jul 2019
11:00-16:30
The National Portrait Gallery is coming to Attingham with 'Nature's Champions', a partnership exhibition of portraits of champions of nature and the natural world from David Attenborough to Beatrix Potter, and Vivienne Westwood to Joe Strummer.

Attingham run groups

Fri 19 Jul 2019
18:30-19:30
Join one of our three run groups on either Tuesday or Friday evening. Tuesday hosts our beginners and intermediate run groups and Friday our girls only group.

Relaxed Faces of Change: Nature's Champions exhibition visits for people on the autism spectrum

Sat 20 Jul 2019
10:30-11:00
This relaxed visit for significantly reduced numbers of visitors, aims to offer a calm and quiet visit to the family exhibition allowing people on the autism spectrum a less stressful experience to enjoy the art before the day starts at 11am.

Help make cartoon caricature family portrait

Sat 20 Jul 2019
14:00-17:00
Join Cartoonist Malcolm Whittall in the Picture Gallery at Attingham to become the subject of a wild and wacky family portrait inspired by the exhibition Faces of Change: Nature's Champions.

Behind closed doors - a dramatic, costumed evening tour of Attingham

Sat 20 Jul 2019
16:45-18:00
Let Lord Berwick take you back in time for a rousing early evening tour of the stunning ground floor of Attingham Mansion. Our costumed guide will lead you on a Grand Tour of Attingham's history just after the last visitor has left for the day.

River Day with the Severn Rivers Trust

Sun 21 Jul 2019
10:30-15:00
The river Severn is home to an array of fascinating river bugs, fish and birds which tell us about the health of the river. Come and find out what lives in our river here at Attingham and how you can look after the water around your own home.
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Eating and shopping

Inside the new Carriage House Cafe at Attingham Park

Eating at Attingham  

There's plenty of places to eat at Attingham, discover the perfect one for you.

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Wildlife

Outdoors at Attingham

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History

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Our work

The Melon House in the Walled Garden at Attingham, Shrewsbury

Attingham's Walled Garden Glasshouses appeal 

Melons? Grown in Shropshire? Are you sure? Find out how you can help save the features of Attingham's Walled Garden for future generations.

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Get involved

Woman in the background providing visitors in the Mansion with information

Volunteering  

Interested in volunteering? Join the team at Attingham Park and get stuck in with a variety of roles and help look after the house and estate.

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Learning

Work Experience at Attingham  

Find more out about our work experience opportunities and volunteering programmes for the Duke of Edinburgh Award.

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Art and collections

A photo of the painting Excavations at Pompeii by Jakob Philipp Hackert

A taste of Italy and Regency splendour in Shropshire 

Extravagent spending in the wild Regency age, financial ruin, and astute purchases with an Italian theme is the focus for Attingham's collection.

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Attingham Park on the National Trust Collections website