Enjoy your summer with us

This summer, Shugborough has lots for you and your friends and family to enjoy the sun. Discover something new over the holidays with our trails, bushcraft and theatre experiences, or learn a new hobby. Take a break with a picnic and enjoy the colours of summer.

Family sat at an outdoor theatre performance

Have an adventure during the summer holidays 

Discover your very own adventure at Shugborough with our series of events and trails over the summer holidays

A family enjoying a picnic by the mill pond at Shugborough

The perfect picnic spots

As the warmer months approach us, why not pack up a picnic and come to Shugborough to enjoy some outdoor dining.

Wildflowers at Shugborough

Summer in the garden at Shugborough

Enjoy the kaleidoscope of colour that is the gardens in the summer at Shugborough estate

A man painting

Get creative with us

Join us in June and July and challenge yourself to a new hobby

spring in the walled garden

Re-imagining the Glasshouse at Shugborough

Our Walled Garden is bright with colour when our dahlia glasshouse come into bloom. Take a look at all the work our team are doing to re-imagine this distinctive structure.

Couple sat on bench

A calm place to pause

We have hundreds of acres of land that you are free to come and explore. While you’re here, why not try and find the ideal spot to hide away from the world and relax.

A small pearl-bordered fritillary butterfly

The Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterfly

We are lucky to be able to look after this special butterfly here at Shugborough. Find out more about how our ranger team look after their habitat

Upcoming events

Beginner's Photography Walk

Fri 23 Nov 2018
11:00-12:30
Join a volunteer expert guide and walk in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.

Christmas Lantern Workshop

Sat 01 Dec 2018
10:00-12:00
Create your own special lantern in preparation for our magical lantern parade later in the month.

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.

Carol Evening

Fri 07 Dec 2018
19:30-20:30
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 Lantern Parade

Fri 21 Dec 2018
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.

Workout Walk

Wed 26 Dec 2018
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!