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 playing on the play area at Shugborough

Have an adventure during the summer holidays 

Discover your very own adventure at Shugborough this summer.

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

'50 things': Bird Watching

Sat 20 Jul 2019
10:00-16:00
Grab a pair of binoculars and have a go at number 44 on your list of '50 things to do before you're 11¾'.

Pathways to Paradise

Sat 20 Jul 2019
11:00-15:00
Discover the different pathways to paradise that criss-cross the estate.

Children's Wand Making Workshop

Tue 23 Jul 2019
10:00-11:00
Families can get hands on with traditional green woodworking techniques to make their very own magic wand to take home or use as a journey stick on our Pathways to Paradise trail.

Family Craft Tent

Tue 23 Jul 2019
12:00-15:30
Get stuck into a themed craft activity in our summer tent.

Family Storytime

Thu 25 Jul 2019
12:00-15:30
Join us in the summer tent for landscape inspired story time.

Beginner's Photography Walk

Fri 26 Jul 2019
11:00-12:30
Join a volunteer expert guide and walk in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.