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

This summer, our Walled Garden will be 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 21 Sep 2018
11:00-12:30
Join a volunteer expert guide and walk in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.

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.