Shugborough Estate

Important notice -

Explorers' Wood play area will be closed for maintenance all day 21/05/19

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

SOLD OUT - Woodland Photography Walk

Wed 22 May 2019
11:00-12:30
Get a spring in your step and join a member of our Ranger team for this seasonal woodland photography walk.

SOLD OUT - The Big Tree Climb

Tue 28 May 2019
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 and get a whole new perspective on nature.

Beginner's Photography Workshop: In Focus

Sat 01 Jun 2019
11:00-12:30
Join a volunteer expert guide for an 'in focus' photography workshop while walking in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.

Stone Carving 1-3 Day Courses

Fri 07 Jun 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.

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.

Introduction to Watercolour

Sat 13 Jul 2019
10:00-12:00
Take inspiration from the stunning dahlia display in the Walled Garden or our historic livestock breeds while being introduced to the basics of watercolour painting.
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

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