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

Workout Walk

Sat 19 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?