Summer Holidays at Shugborough

Family playing on the play area at Shugborough

As the weather gets warmer, pay us a visit and see where your adventure will take you this summer.

Top 10 things to do over the holidays

  • Bring a picnic and enjoy some lunch by the mill pond
  • Wave hello to the animals roaming around in the fields
  • Climb up to Hadrian's Arch and admire the view (then roll down the really big hill)
  • Spot the summer blooms in the gardens
  • Learn about sea-faring stories in the mansion
  • Cool off with a tasty ice cream from the midden yard
  • Zoom down the zipwire in our play area, Explorers' Wood
  • Play pooh sticks down at Essex Bridge
  • Make a home for bugs at the bug hotel
  • Treat yourself to something special from our shop
Come and have a go on our play area
Child on zipwire
Come and have a go on our play area

 

Something to do every day

Make sure your pick up one of our summer planners. There's a calendar of activities for you to do every day throughout the holidays that you can download a copy of it here (PDF / 0.2578125MB) download . Help us feed chickens, swap books at the bookshop and have a go at completing the 50 things pamphlet.

Discover our gardens together
Mother and daughter smelling flowers
Discover our gardens together

Upcoming events

Christmas at Shugborough

Mon 09 Dec 2019
09:00-16:00
Marvel at unique decorations inspired by the designed landscape of Shugborough.

Shugborough's Christmas Shindig

Thu 12 Dec 2019
18:30-21:30
An unforgettable after-hours experience including a seasonal three-course meal with paired wines.

Shugborough Lantern Parade

Fri 20 Dec 2019
16:00-18:00
Revel in the magic of Shugborough after dark and enjoy this dynamic, engaging and beautiful evening event with the whole family.

Workout Walk

Thu 26 Dec 2019
10:00-16:00
Grab a workout walk map and give our 12 fitness stops a go to get a head start in burning off those 'brussels.

Wild Life

Sun 01 Mar 2020
10:00-16:00
See wildlife spring into action across the estate on our nature spotter trail.

The Big Tree Climb

Tue 07 Apr 2020
10:00-11:00
Get a bird's eye view of the estate with The Great Big Tree Climbing Company.