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

Upcoming events

Explorers' Games

Tue 22 Aug 2017
11:00-16:00
Ready, set, go! From rounders to croquet, you can get active outdoors this summer by taking part in Explorers' Games.

Go Canoeing!

Wed 23 Aug 2017
10:30-11:30
Take a turn on the man-made river behind the Mansion in a canoe to see the gardens from a new perspective.

Bugborough Family Muck-In Day

Fri 25 Aug 2017
10:30-14:30
Help the ranger team build the best bug 'borough' ever at Shugborough.

Have-a-go archery

Mon 28 Aug 2017
11:00-16:00
Try your hand at archery with a qualified instructor in the historic grounds of Shugborough Estate.

Go Canoeing!

Wed 30 Aug 2017
10:30-11:30
Take a turn on the manmade river behind the Mansion in a canoe seeing the gardens from a new perspective.

The Big Tree Climb

Thu 31 Aug 2017
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.