Feel festive this Christmas

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

Come and enjoy at this special time of year, with the entire estate showing off its seasonal best inside and out. Join our lantern parades, workshops and carol services, and wonder at our mansion decorations. Why not finish your visit with a trip to our tea-rooms for some festive treats, and enjoy some late minute shopping?


Lantern Parades.

Join us on a special lantern lit experience of Shugborough Estate.

You will journey across the estate and be immersed in light and sound and learn about what makes Shugborough special, whilst enjoying a festive evening with friends and family. 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 will certainly get you in the festive spirit.

Friday 21st December and Saturday 22nd December 4.00pm - 6.00pm

Tickets: Adult: £10 Child: £8 Family ticket: £30
These tickets include admission to the property.

The parade is run by B-Arts, who have over 30 years' experience in creating inclusive, outdoor arts events which celebrate place and community.

Lantern Making Workshops.

You can make your very own lantern with the help of our volunteers. Take it home as a beautiful decoration and bring it back with you on the parades

Every weekend in December leading up to the parades.

Tickets: £5 per lantern.

Carol Evening - Sold Out

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. Assistance dogs are welcome

Friday 7th December, 7.30pm - 10:30pm

Tickets: Adults £10 Children £6

Upcoming events

Workout Walk

Thu 24 Jan 2019
10:00-15:00
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
14:00-15:30
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
11:00-15:30
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
10:00-14:00
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
11:00-15:00
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
10:00-16:00
Do you fancy developing your painting skills to include working outdoors in Shugborough’s inspirational landscape?