Attingham Park

Important notice -

From Mon 10 to Fri 21 June the Picture Gallery and top floor of the Mansion will be closed while the 'Faces Of Change: Nature's Champions' exhibition (22 Jun - 8 Sep) is installed. The ground floor showrooms and basement level remain open.

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

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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 

The dark sky lit up at Hardwick Hall by a 12 foot inflatable cinema screen as part of QUAD's Summer Nights Film Festival

Summer Evenings of Entertainment at Attingham  

Enjoy the warmer evenings with our Summer Evenings of Entertainment. Over the summer months, we’ve got two outdoor theatre productions, performances from 'Whispering Woods', and we’ll be hosting three nights of QUAD’s Summer Nights Film Festival to round the summer off.

Upcoming events

Meet the expert - Attingham's Bee keepers

Mon 24 Jun 2019
11:00-12:00
Have you ever wondered what bees do in their hives? Borrow one of our bee suits and join our bee keepers on one of their regular Monday inspections and get up close and personal to the bee hives to see what goes on.

Faces of Change: Nature's Champions

Mon 24 Jun 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.

Guided walk - Gardening in a National Trust Walled Garden

Tue 25 Jun 2019
14:00-15:00
Grow Your Green Roots and re-discover the Walled Garden on a guided walk around its walls. All donations for this free walk go towards restoring the Walled Garden Glasshouses.

Attingham run groups

Tue 25 Jun 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.

Exercise with Buggy Active Shrewsbury

Wed 26 Jun 2019
10:00-11:00
Join Buggy Active in beautiful Attingham Park for a 45min exercise class with your baby. Get fit , burn fat, strengthen and tone without the need for childcare. Suitable for all levels .

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

Thu 27 Jun 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.
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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