Shugborough Estate

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

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

Explorers' Games

Thu 24 Aug 2017
11:00-16:00
Ready, set, go! From rounders to croquet, you can get active outdoors this summer by taking part in Explorers' Games.

Bugborough Family Muck-In Day

Fri 25 Aug 2017
10:30-14:30
Help the ranger team build the best bug 'borough' ever at Shugborough.

Have-a-go archery

Mon 28 Aug 2017
11:00-16:00
Try your hand at archery with a qualified instructor in the historic grounds of Shugborough Estate.

Go Canoeing!

Wed 30 Aug 2017
10:30-11:30
Take a turn on the manmade river behind the Mansion in a canoe seeing the gardens from a new perspective.

The Big Tree Climb

Thu 31 Aug 2017
10:00-11:00
Got a head for heights? Come tree climbing to tick off number 1 of the 50 Things To Do Before You're 11 ¾.

Beginner's Photography Walk

Tue 19 Sep 2017
11:00-12:30
Join a volunteer expert guide and walk in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.
Shugborough Estate

Learning

Two children looking at bugs they have caught

A special place to learn 

Find about the growing variety of opportunities for schools to come and learn at Shugborough.

Shugborough Estate

Eating and shopping

Shugborough Estate

Our work

Shugborough Estate

Wildlife

A view of the pigstys at Shugborough's Home Farm

Park Farm 

Park Farm is an important part of the complete working estate at Shugborough Estate, so will continue to be a feature now that the estate has been handed back to the National Trust.

Shugborough Estate

History

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

The leg that saw the world. 

Discover more about all that remains of the figure head of the HMS Centurion.

Nicholas Dall's painting of the East front of Shugborough Estate.

Shugborough through the eye of Dall 

The four paintings by Nicholas Dall have been relocated to the dining room, so that you can see what the landscape of Shugborough used to look like with all its features.

A view across the lawn to Shugborough Hall

The armorial dinner service 

When circumnavigating the world, George Anson was gifted an armorial dinner service for assisting in saving a city from burning.

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

Art and collections

Our collections

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