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.


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

Little Landscapers' Trail

Sun 24 Mar 2019
Budding landscapers and artists can make their mark throughout this spring trail to celebrate the creativity that went into designing Shugborough Estate.

Beginner's Plein-air Workshop

Wed 03 Apr 2019
Do you fancy developing your painting skills to include working outdoors in Shugborough’s inspirational landscape?

The Big Tree Climb

Tue 16 Apr 2019
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.

Dawn Chorus Walk

Sun 21 Apr 2019
Wake up with the feathered friends of Shugborough at first light.

Beginner's Photography Walk

Wed 01 May 2019
Join a volunteer expert guide and walk in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.

Woodland Photography Walk

Sat 11 May 2019
Get a spring in your step and join a member of our Ranger team for this seasonal woodland photography walk.