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

Springtime at Shugborough

Fri 30 Mar 2018
Make the most of the spring season with nature inspired activities and trails.

The Big Tree Climb

Tue 03 Apr 2018
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.

Go Canoeing!

Sat 07 Apr 2018
Take a turn on the river behind the Mansion in a canoe or kayak and see the gardens from a new perspective.

Dawn Chorus Walk

Sun 06 May 2018
Wake up with the feathered friends of Shugborough at first light.

Stone Carving at Shugborough

Mon 04 Jun 2018
Bring home your own piece of Shugborough inspired sculpture after learning basic stone carving techniques on this three-day course.

Beginner's Photography Walk

Thu 07 Jun 2018
Join a volunteer expert guide and walk in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.
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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

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Eating and shopping

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Our work

Information signpost at Shugborough

The Shugborough Project 

Since taking over the property in 2016, we are continuously making improvements as we revive and reunify Shugborough Estate over the next 10 years.

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A brown long-eared bat

Shugborough's springtime wildlife 

See what exciting species come out to play in the springtime

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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