Shugborough Estate

Important notice -

Please note: Explorers' Wood play area will be closed today (23.05.18) for maintenance.

Rare survival of a complete estate, with all major buildings including mansion house, servants' quarters, working farm and walled garden

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Shugborough Estate

What's on

Ben Wigley combines photography with drawings and paintings

A Lost Paradise? 

‘A Lost Paradise?’ is a poetic, visual journey through Shugborough’s parkland, taking you back to the tumultuous night of the great flood of 1795.

Upcoming events

Have-a-go archery

Sat 26 May 2018
11:00-15:00
Try your hand at archery with a qualified instructor in the historic grounds of Shugborough Estate.

Behind 'A Lost Paradise?'

Tue 29 May 2018
11:30-12:30
Meet Ben Wigley, the film-maker artist behind our parkland kinetoscopes, at the monumental Tower of the Winds to preview the latest developments in his artistic interpretation of the great flood of 1795.

The Big Tree Climb

Fri 01 Jun 2018
10:00-15:45
Got a head for heights? Come tree climbing to tick off number 1 of the 50 Things To Do Before You're 11 ¾ and get a whole new perspective on nature.

Stone Carving at Shugborough

Mon 04 Jun 2018
09:30-16:00
Bring home your own piece of Shugborough inspired sculpture after learning basic stone carving techniques on this three-day course.

Beginner's Photography Walk

Thu 07 Jun 2018
11:00-12:30
Join a volunteer expert guide and walk in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.

Nordic Walking Taster Session

Sat 16 Jun 2018
09:00-09:45
Join a qualified instructor for a free 45 minute taster session that will show you how Nordic Walking can be a great health boost for your body and your mind.
Shugborough Estate

Learning

A bug hotel

A special place to learn 

Visit Shugborough with your group and discover the estate at your own pace with some self-lead learning

Shugborough Estate

Eating and shopping

Shugborough Estate

Our work

Information signpost at Shugborough

The Shugborough Project 

Since taking over the property in 2016, we are continuously making improvements as we revive and reunify Shugborough Estate over the next 10 years.

Shugborough Estate

Wildlife

A brown long-eared bat

Shugborough's springtime wildlife 

See what exciting species come out to play in the springtime

Shugborough Estate

History

Dall paintings displayed in the dining room at Shugborough

An insight into our collection 

Learn about some of the key pieces in our collection

The capture of the Nuestra Senora de Covadonga, a 1756 painting by John Clevely

 

You can search or browse through almost 5,000 items in the collection at Shugborough online.

Shugborough Estate

Get involved

Shugborough Estate

Art and collections

Our collections

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