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

Fungi Foray

Sat 06 Oct 2018
14:00-15:00
Head into the woodland heart of the estate with a Ranger guide, discovering the fungi that lives and thrives there.

October Half-term

Sat 27 Oct 2018
10:00-16:00
Bring the whole family to celebrate the season this half-term. Explore the formal gardens on a pumpkin hunt and get to 'know your roots' with activities and fact-finding in the walled garden.

Explorers' Tales

Sat 27 Oct 2018
11:00-11:30
Let your little explorers' imagination embark on a journey with our sea-faring storyteller.

Besom Broom Making

Sun 28 Oct 2018
11:00-15:00
Make your own besom broom using birch twigs harvested from woodland on the estate.

Christmas at Shugborough

Sat 01 Dec 2018
10:00-15:00
Marvel at decorations inspired by the adventures, travels and triumphs of the two brothers who built Shugborough.

Carol Evening

Fri 07 Dec 2018
19:30-20:30
Celebrate the festive season with a traditional carol evening in the magical setting of Shugborough's historic Park Farm Yard. Mince pies and warming drinks will be served from Park Farm cafe during the interval.