Attingham Park

Important notice -

The hoist in our Changing Place is currently broken, the room remains available for use without the hoist. We're working to reinstate the hoist as soon as possible, please accept our apologies for any inconvenience while we do so.

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

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Things to see and do

Visitors at Attingham Park, Shropshire at Christmas

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 

Christmas wreath hanging on a window, with relfections of the indoor Christmas lights

Christmas visits to the Mansion at Attingham 

Visits to the Mansion this December are by pre-booked timed ticket from Saturday 30 November to Monday 23 December.

Upcoming events

Nursery and School groups - Storytime with Father Christmas

Wed 11 Dec 2019
10:00-11:15
Bring your nursery or school group to pay a visit to Father Christmas and his gnomes as you step through the wardrobe for a lively and informal magical experience.

Mansion Timed Tickets for Attingham Christmas: Inspired by Nature

Wed 11 Dec 2019
10:00-12:00
This December discover the Mansion with decorations 'Inspired by Nature'. All visits to the Mansion are by pre-booked timed entry tickets to keep visits special (free for NT Members, admission applies on the day for non-members).

Story time with Father Christmas

Wed 11 Dec 2019
15:30-16:30
Join a lively and informal story time with Father Christmas and his gnomes. These group sessions will include light Christmas refreshments for all, individual family photos and presents for all the children. Suitable for children aged 3+

SOLD OUT - Father Christmas visits for Sat 14 Dec & Sun 15 Dec

Sat 14 Dec 2019
09:45-10:00
Pre-book your visit to see Father Christmas and his gnomes. Step through the wardrobe for a magical experience inspired by nature and receive a Living Nature baby fawn memento of your visit.

Deer feeding at 2.30pm

Sat 14 Dec 2019
14:30-15:00
** The time has changed this year from 2pm to 2.30pm** See the Attingham fallow deer herd up close as we feed them their winter rations.

SOLD OUT - Father Christmas visits for Fri 20 Dec to Mon 23 Dec

Fri 20 Dec 2019
09:30-09:45
Pre-book your visit to see Father Christmas and his gnomes. Step through the wardrobe for a magical experience inspired by nature and receive a Living Nature baby fawn memento of your visit.
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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