A summer of discovery at Shugborough

Family sat at an outdoor theatre performance

As the weather gets warmer, take a trip to Shugborough and see where your adventure will take you this summer.

Adventurous Trails

Let your family take the lead as you enjoy one of two brand new trails during the holidays. Take a voyage as you follow George Anson on his trip around the world, or see what countries you will visit as you join Thomas Anson on his Grand Tour.

Two actors from Chapterhouse rehearsing the play Sense and Sensibility

Enjoy some outdoor theatre at Shugborough

What's better than enjoying some outdoor entertainment? See what theatre performances we have for you.

Bushcraft


Don’t stay indoors during the six weeks holidays, join our Bushscraft days where you can learn how to build your own shelter and get involved in a fire lighting demonstration on this one hour session. There is a bushcraft suitable for children and teens, so there’s chance for all the family to get grubby.

Bushcraft Day  ages 5-11

Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 29th August

Sessions run from 10am - 4pm. One hour sessions cost £6 plus normal admission. 

To book your slot, click here.

Teen Bushcraft 

Sunday 15th August

Sessions run from 10am - 3pm. One hour sessions cost £6 plus normal admission

To book your slot, click here.

Go into the woods and see if you could survive alone
A man made den
Go into the woods and see if you could survive alone

By enjoy our events, you help us to care for Shugborough Estate. Did you know that everytime you scan your membership card, Shugborough gets £2.50?

Upcoming events

SOLD OUT - The Big Tree Climb

Tue 28 May 2019
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 and get a whole new perspective on nature.

Beginner's Photography Workshop: In Focus

Sat 01 Jun 2019
11:00-12:30
Join a volunteer expert guide for an 'in focus' photography workshop while walking in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.

Stone Carving 1-3 Day Courses

Fri 07 Jun 2019
09:30-16:30
Bring home your own piece of Shugborough inspired sculpture after learning basic stone carving techniques on a one, two or three-day course.

Garden Discovery Tour

Wed 19 Jun 2019
11:00-12:30
Discover what makes Shugborough's gardens so special.

Pole Lathe Bowl Turning

Thu 27 Jun 2019
09:30-16:30
Learn the traditional techniques of turning a bowl from green wood using a pole lathe within Shugborough's historic woodland.

Beginner's Photography Walk

Sat 06 Jul 2019
11:00-12:30
Join a volunteer expert guide and walk in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.