Enjoy your summer at Shugborough

This summer, Shugborough has a variety of offers for you to enjoy the sun with your friends and family. Explore the turbulent great storm with our innovative kinetoscopes, enjoy a picnic in our 900 acre parkland or compete with your family in our Explorers' Games. Which will you choose?

Ben Wigley combines photography with drawings and paintings

A Lost Paradise?

‘A Lost Paradise?’ is a poetic, visual journey through Shugborough’s parkland, taking you back to the tumultuous night of the great flood of 1795.

Child playing croquet

Join in with Explorers' Games 

Get competitive this summer and join in the Explorers' Games at Shugborough. Will you be the next tennis champion or win first place in the relay race? Come along and find out.

A family enjoying a picnic

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.

Trees turning orange at Shugborough

The changing seasons 

Planning your autumnal adventures? Take a look at what we have planned for harvest time.

Upcoming events

Explorers' Games

Tue 22 Aug 2017
11:00-16:00
Ready, set, go! From rounders to croquet, you can get active outdoors this summer by taking part in Explorers' Games.

Go Canoeing!

Wed 23 Aug 2017
10:30-11:30
Take a turn on the man-made river behind the Mansion in a canoe to see the gardens from a new perspective.

Bugborough Family Muck-In Day

Fri 25 Aug 2017
10:30-14:30
Help the ranger team build the best bug 'borough' ever at Shugborough.

Have-a-go archery

Mon 28 Aug 2017
11:00-16:00
Try your hand at archery with a qualified instructor in the historic grounds of Shugborough Estate.

Go Canoeing!

Wed 30 Aug 2017
10:30-11:30
Take a turn on the manmade river behind the Mansion in a canoe seeing the gardens from a new perspective.

The Big Tree Climb

Thu 31 Aug 2017
10:00-11:00
Got a head for heights? Come tree climbing to tick off number 1 of the 50 Things To Do Before You're 11 ¾.