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

Workout Walk

Thu 24 Jan 2019
Grab a workout walk map and give our 12 fitness stops a go to get a head start in burning off those 'brussels!

Naked Tree Walk

Thu 24 Jan 2019
Join a Ranger guide for a Naked Tree walk around our spectacular parkland and discover the beauty of our native trees in their bare winter glory.

Get to know a tree

Fri 01 Feb 2019
Throughout February budding Rangers can meet the different types of trees that live at Shugborough on our woodland trail, or join in with one of the additional activities taking place during half term (16th-24th).

Bugborough Family Muck-In Day

Tue 19 Feb 2019
Budding Rangers can get their hands dirty helping us to build the best bug 'borough' ever at Shugborough.

Little Landscapers' Trail

Fri 01 Mar 2019
Budding landscapers and artists can make their mark throughout this spring trail to celebrate the creativity that went into designing Shugborough Estate.

Beginners Plein-air Workshop

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