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

Beginner's Photography Walk

Tue 20 Mar 2018
Join a volunteer expert guide and walk in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.

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.