Get creative with us

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Get your creative juices flowing and get active in a new way at Shugborough.

Nordic Walking.

Join a qualified instructor for a free 45 minute taster session that will show you how Nordic Walking can be a great health boost for your body and your mind.

During the session you will learn the technique properly in order to get maximum benefit and work the whole body. Nordic Walking helps both physical and mental well being catering for all ages and abilities.

If you enjoy your taster session you can sign up for the 4 week beginner's Nordic Walking Programme. This session is completely free, with normal admission prices still applying. 

Exercise your body and mind with some nordic walking
Nordic Walking
Exercise your body and mind with some nordic walking

An Introduction To Watercolour.

Take inspiration from the stunning dahlia display in the Walled Garden while being introduced to the basics of watercolour painting. 

Join us on the 11th and 14th July for two hours, and learn the art of watercolour painting during a two hour workshop with professional artist Sue Chatterton taking inspiration from the dahlia display in the Walled Garden. Event costs £25 with all materials supplied. Booking is essential.

Upcoming events

Get to know a tree

Sat 16 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.

Naked Tree Walk

Tue 26 Feb 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.

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.

Beginner's Photography Walk

Sun 03 Mar 2019
11:00-12:30
Join a volunteer expert guide and walk in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.

Beginner's 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?