Shugborough Estate

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

Bat Walk

Sat 22 Sep 2018
18:30-21:00
Learn about these fascinating creatures, their habits and habitats, with a local bat expert.

Fungi Foray

Sat 06 Oct 2018
14:00-15:00
Head into the woodland heart of the estate with a Ranger guide, discovering the fungi that lives and thrives there.

October Half-term

Sat 27 Oct 2018
10:00-16:00
Bring the whole family to celebrate the season this half-term. Explore the formal gardens on a pumpkin hunt and get to 'know your roots' with activities and fact-finding in the walled garden.

Explorers' Tales

Sat 27 Oct 2018
11:00-11:30
Let your little explorers' imagination embark on a journey with our sea-faring storyteller.

Besom Broom Making

Sun 28 Oct 2018
11:00-15:00
Make your own besom broom using birch twigs harvested from woodland on the estate.

Christmas at Shugborough

Sat 01 Dec 2018
10:00-15:00
Marvel at decorations inspired by the adventures, travels and triumphs of the two brothers who built Shugborough.
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