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

Have-a-go archery

Sat 26 May 2018
11:00-15:00
Try your hand at archery with a qualified instructor in the historic grounds of Shugborough Estate.

Behind 'A Lost Paradise?'

Tue 29 May 2018
11:30-12:30
Meet Ben Wigley, the film-maker artist behind our parkland kinetoscopes, at the monumental Tower of the Winds to preview the latest developments in his artistic interpretation of the great flood of 1795.

The Big Tree Climb

Fri 01 Jun 2018
10:00-15:45
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.

Stone Carving at Shugborough

Mon 04 Jun 2018
09:30-16:00
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
11:00-12:30
Join a volunteer expert guide and walk in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.

Nordic Walking Taster Session

Sat 16 Jun 2018
09:00-09:45
Join a qualified instructor for a free 45 minute taster session that will show you how Nordic Walking can be a great health boost for your body and your mind.