Christmas at Shugborough

Join us at Shugborough for a magical month of festive treats with carols, lantern parades and unique decorations.

Come and enjoy everything that Shugborough has to offer at this special time of year. The entire estate is showing off its seasonal best both inside and out so whether you're planning a drop by to see the unique decorations and warm up in the tea-room, or a visit to take part in the planned activities, you will leave feeling inspired.

A uniquely decorated estate

Shugborough's themed decorations get more exciting each year. From 30 November, the Mansion, Servants' Quarters, Park Farm House and Gardens will be adorned with designed landscape inspired decoration. Visit to find out which festive colours are draped around the trees and how many different interpretations there are of a bauble.

Christmas trees in the Red Drawing Room last year
Shugborough christmas trees
Christmas trees in the Red Drawing Room last year

Festive Flower Arranging

Take your chance to create a beautiful festive wreath under the guidance of a professional florist, using seasonal foliage handpicked from the estate.

Thursday 28 November, 6pm - 9pm

Tickets: £40


Lantern Parades

Revel in the magic of Shugborough after dark and enjoy this dynamic, engaging and beautiful evening event with the whole family.

You will journey across the estate and be immersed in light and sound, learning about what makes Shugborough special as you go. Hold onto a handmade lantern on a pole, and be in awe of the magical story you will be told by entertaining characters. This event, run by B-Arts, will certainly get you in the festive spirit.

Ticket price includes admission to the whole estate during the day of the parade.

Friday 20 and Saturday 21 December, 4pm - 6pm

Tickets: Adult £10 Child £8, family tickets also available

Carol Evening

Celebrate the festive season with a traditional carol evening in the magical setting of Shugborough's historic Park Farm Yard. Join local choirs with some mince pies and warming drinks, which will be served from Park Farm cafe during the interval.

Make sure you wrap up warm as this event is outside.

Friday 6 December, 7.30pm - 8:30pm

Tickets: Adults £10 Children £8

Christmas Shopping

Remember to venture into the shop during your visit and pick up some themed gifts or decorations for your home.

Upcoming events

National Lottery #ThanksToYou

Sat 23 Nov 2019
09:00-16:00
We are offering free entry as part of the National Lottery’s ‘Thanks to You’ campaign to thank players for the significant funding we receive through lottery grants.

Festive Flower Arranging

Thu 28 Nov 2019
18:00-21:00
Create a beautiful festive wreath using handpicked foliage from the estate.

Christmas at Shugborough

Sat 30 Nov 2019
09:00-16:00
Marvel at unique decorations inspired by the designed landscape of Shugborough.

Carol Evening

Fri 06 Dec 2019
19:30-21:00
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.

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.