Attingham Park

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

Attingham Park

Things to see and do

A peacock buttefly at Attingham Park

Plan your visit 

Grow Your Green Roots and discover nature, wildlife, the landscape, and beautiful views and parkland at Attingham this spring. Explore Attingham where you'll be surrounded by acres of parkland with plenty of space to stretch your legs, run wild or find that perfect spot to relax in. The Mansion tells the story of the Berwick family and how their fortunes rose and fell, while in the vast grounds there are miles of walks, an organic walled garden and plenty to explore in the Field of Play. Full of life and locally loved, there’s something new to see all year round. When will you have your next adventure?

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What's on 

A bee in the Walled Garden at Attingham Park

Explore Attingham this Easter  

We're calling the Easter holidays the BEaster holidays this year at Attingham. Find out more about insects and minibeasts.

Upcoming events

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts

Fri 19 Apr 2019
10:00-16:00
Be part of our 'Grow Your Green Roots' year and follow our trail to discover what makes Attingham a Site of Special Scientific Interest (a SSSI) for bugs and beetles. Complete the bug-gy challenges to receive a chocolatey reward at the end.

Have a Go Archery with the Bowbrook Archers

Sat 20 Apr 2019
11:00-14:00
Join Bowbrook Archers and try your hand on our archery range! Find them in the Field of Play, up the Mile Walk. We'll also have our Archery Arrows kit out for young Robin Hoods to take aim with. Suitable for 6 years+ (at instructors discretion)

Attingham run groups

Tue 23 Apr 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 24 Apr 2019
11:15-12:15
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 .

BEaster bugs with Wild Craftist

Thu 25 Apr 2019
10:00-14:00
Come and make your very own BEaster Bug with the Wild Craftist in this drop in session.

BEaster Bug Hunt

Fri 26 Apr 2019
10:00-11:30
Drop in and have a go at exploring an area of the site which is known for its minibeast life, see what insects there are to be found, and try to identify your findings. A ranger will be on hand to set you up and get you on your way.
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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