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

The Importance of Being Earnest

Thu 26 Jul 2018
Join The Pantaloons for a rib-tickling production of this much-loved comedy classic.

Bushcraft Day

Wed 01 Aug 2018
Give your young explorers the amazing opportunity to find out some of the incredible things they can do with the natural materials all around them.

Sense and Sensibility

Wed 08 Aug 2018
Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society.

Explorers' Tales

Fri 10 Aug 2018
Let your little explorers' imagination embark on a journey with our sea-faring storyteller.

Teen Bushcraft

Wed 15 Aug 2018
Sign up to an hour session with Wildlife Survival School for the opportunity to get your hands dirty and put some new bushcraft skills into practice.

Peter Pan

Wed 22 Aug 2018
Immersion Theatre invite you to soar away to Neverland as they proudly bring their trademark energy to their most magical musical to date.