Shugborough Estate

Important notice -

Please note that due to excessive rainfall and high river levels, parts of our gardens are flooded and will remain closed.

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

Shugborough Estate

Things to see and do

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

Landscape Geocache Launch

Sun 16 Jun 2019
09:00-18:00
Hunt for six new geocaches that highlight important landscape features around the estate.

Garden Discovery Tour

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

Katharine House Hospice Forget Me Not Display

Sat 22 Jun 2019
09:00-18:00
This summer, Katharine House Hospice will create a beautiful display of forget me nots in the heart of the estate, for the whole community to celebrate the lives of loved ones lost.

Pole Lathe Bowl Turning

Thu 27 Jun 2019
09:30-16:30
Learn the traditional techniques of turning a bowl from green wood using a pole lathe within Shugborough's historic woodland.

Beginner's Photography Walk

Sat 06 Jul 2019
11:00-12:30
Join a volunteer expert guide and walk in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.

Stone Carving 1-3 Day Courses

Mon 08 Jul 2019
09:30-16:30
Bring home your own piece of Shugborough inspired sculpture after learning basic stone carving techniques on a one, two or three-day course.
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

Shugborough Estate

Wildlife

A harvest mouse's nest

Wonderful winter wildlife 

See the wildlife are surviving on the estate during these colder months

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

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Art and collections

Our collections

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