Visiting Shugborough with your family


The weather is getting warmer, so enjoy the outdoors by exploring the parkland and gardens. Stretch little legs in Explorers Wood Play area and top off your visit with a cooling ice-cream.

Iron Man 12 June 2022 

The Iron Man 70. 3 will be taking place in the local area on the 12 June 2022. Although the race is not held on Shugborough Estate, the surrounding roads are impacted by closures. 

The A513 between Wolseley Bridge and Shugborough Estate main entrance will be closed in both directions to all traffic between 8am – 2pm, closing off the exit road of the estate. The estate will be closed to all vehicle traffic all day, but the grounds and gardens will be open for local foot traffic, via the Essex Gate. 

The Mansion Tearoom will be open for a limited offer, whilst Park Farm Cafe will be closed. 

Additionally, the main mansion, the mansion shop and second hand bookshop will be closed. 

Celebrate in style

Visit our pop-up Platinum Jubilee Exhibit in the Mansion (open Wednesday- Sunday) This is an exclusive opportunity to see a selection of Royal photographs, taken by Patrick Lichfield, of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh to celebrate milestones and special moments throughout her reign. As well as to take a look at Coronation Robes belonging to the Anson family.

The pop-up exhibit will be open from Wednesday 1 June- Sunday 4 September. 

Visiting with little ones?

Visit the atmospheric servant’s quarters and join in with our family-friendly trail! Look out for the 7 coronets hidden around the servant’s quarters- can you find them all?

Upcoming events

Come out and Play

Thu 21 Jul 2022
Go home feeling happy tired after a day of sporty and creative fun here at Shugborough.


Thu 21 Jul 2022
See the wonderful Blossom inspired art work created and designed by ProteanArt and local community groups.

Outdoor Theatre: Wind and the Willows with The Pantaloons

Sat 06 Aug 2022
Join Mole, Ratty, Toad and Badger on a wild adventure filled with motorcar madness, wicked weasels, exciting escapes and plenty of messing about in boats.

Outdoor Theatre: Awful Auntie with Heartbreak Productions

Sat 13 Aug 2022
Join Heartbreak Productions for David Walliams’ best-seller Awful Auntie on the big outdoor stage

Pop-Up Platinum Jubilee Exhibit

Sun 04 Sep 2022
Visit our pop-up Platinum Jubilee Exhibit in the Mansion (open Wednesday- Sunday)

Shugborough Estate Winter Light Trail

Fri 25 Nov 2022
A spectacular, illuminated trail, full of wonder and intrigue, to delight and enthral your senses.