Shugborough Estate

A Staffordshire paradise: a rich blend of landscape, monuments, gardens and architecture, shaped by travel and adventure.

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

Flower Arranging Workshop

Thu 22 Aug 2019
18:00-21:00
Create a beautiful floral arrangement using flowers from the estate.

Green Fingers

Fri 23 Aug 2019
11:00-15:00
Budding green fingers can find a different drop-in activity each time they visit the Walled Garden.

Pathways to Paradise

Fri 23 Aug 2019
11:00-15:00
Discover the different pathways to paradise that criss-cross the estate.

'50 things': Fun with Sticks

Sat 24 Aug 2019
10:00-16:00
Get creative with number 12 of 50 things to do before you're 11¾.

Have-a-go archery

Sat 24 Aug 2019
11:00-15:00
Try your hand at archery with a qualified instructor in the historic grounds of Shugborough Estate.

Chicken Feeding

Mon 26 Aug 2019
11:00-11:30
Get in with the brood and see what goes on during our daily chicken feed.
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

Nest of three swallows

Spectacular summer wildlife 

See what emerges as the weather gets warmer this summer

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.

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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