Bugborough family muck in days

A bug hotel

Bring the whole family to muck in and build a bug hotel.

Join the ranger team at Shugborough and help us build the best Bugborough ever!

Take part in one of our family muck-in days to help design and create a home for creatures of all shapes and sizes. The day includes a session led by our rangers, who'll share their knowledge on the estate's wildlife and their habitats, as well as a prepared packed lunch.

Muck in days will take place 6, 16 and 25 August from 10:30 - 14:30.

£7 Adults and £5 children with lunch provided.

Booking is essential, normal admission applies.

Scroll down to our events page to book your space.

A closer look
Child bug hunting
A closer look

Upcoming events

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.

Carol Evening

Fri 07 Dec 2018
19:30-20:30
Celebrate the festive season with a traditional carol evening in the magical setting of Shugborough's historic Park Farm Yard. Mince pies and warming drinks will be served from Park Farm cafe during the interval.