Go Canoeing!

Take a turn on the river behind the Mansion in a canoe or kayak and see the gardens from a new perspective.

  • Booking essential

Suitable for 8+ years.

All equipment is provided and we recommend wearing comfortable outdoor clothing, water/windproof layers, and a pair of secure shoes which you don't mind getting wet (no jeans or flip flops).

Don't forget sun cream and a spare set of clothes, just in case!

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £15.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 03442 491 895
Suitability
Children are most welcome
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please allow at least half an hour to get from the car park to the jetty. Pop into visitor reception for admissions first, and someone will point you in the direction of the canoeing.
What to bring and wear
Please wear clothing you don't mind getting a bit mucky, and we recommend bringing an extra set just in case you get wet.
Accessibility
The car park is approximately a mile from the canoeing area, and the activity itself may not be suitable for everyone. If you would like to discuss your needs further please get in touch.
Other
Dogs on leads are welcome on most of the estate, but there are restrictions around the river. Sadly dogs will not be allowed in the canoes.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
30 October 2019 10:00 - 11:15 Available
11:30 - 12:45 Available
13:15 - 14:30 Available
14:30 - 15:45 Available
31 October 2019 10:00 - 11:15 Available
11:30 - 12:45 Available
13:15 - 14:30 Available
14:30 - 15:45 Available

Contact Info

Name
Central Booking Line
Email
shugborough@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 0344 2491895

Upcoming events

Lost & Found Trail

Sat 19 Oct 2019
10:00-16:00
Can you find all the missing puzzle pieces to discover the lost monuments of Shugborough?

Garden Discovery Tour

Sat 19 Oct 2019
11:00-12:30
Discover what makes Shugborough's gardens so special.

Autumnal Flower Arranging

Thu 24 Oct 2019
18:00-21:00
Learn how to form a stunning arrangement under the guidance of a professional florist, using seasonal flowers handpicked from the estate.

Family Storytime

Sat 26 Oct 2019
12:00-15:30
Take a moment with your little ones to enjoy seasonal stories this half term.

Go Canoeing!

Wed 30 Oct 2019
10:00-11:15
Take a turn on the river behind the Mansion in a canoe or kayak and see the gardens from a new perspective.

Wand Making Workshop

Sat 02 Nov 2019
10:30-11:30
Get hands on with traditional green woodworking techniques and make your very own magic wand to take home.