Get creative with us

A man painting

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

Bat Walk

Sat 22 Sep 2018
18:30-21:00
Learn about these fascinating creatures, their habits and habitats, with a local bat expert.

Fungi Foray

Sat 06 Oct 2018
14:00-15:00
Head into the woodland heart of the estate with a Ranger guide, discovering the fungi that lives and thrives there.

October Half-term

Sat 27 Oct 2018
10:00-16:00
Bring the whole family to celebrate the season this half-term. Explore the formal gardens on a pumpkin hunt and get to 'know your roots' with activities and fact-finding in the walled garden.

Explorers' Tales

Sat 27 Oct 2018
11:00-11:30
Let your little explorers' imagination embark on a journey with our sea-faring storyteller.

Besom Broom Making

Sun 28 Oct 2018
11:00-15:00
Make your own besom broom using birch twigs harvested from woodland on the estate.

Christmas at Shugborough

Sat 01 Dec 2018
10:00-15:00
Marvel at decorations inspired by the adventures, travels and triumphs of the two brothers who built Shugborough.