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

SOLD OUT - The Big Tree Climb

Tue 28 May 2019
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 and get a whole new perspective on nature.

Beginner's Photography Workshop: In Focus

Sat 01 Jun 2019
11:00-12:30
Join a volunteer expert guide for an 'in focus' photography workshop while walking in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.

Stone Carving 1-3 Day Courses

Fri 07 Jun 2019
09:30-16:30
Bring home your own piece of Shugborough inspired sculpture after learning basic stone carving techniques on a one, two or three-day course.

Garden Discovery Tour

Wed 19 Jun 2019
11:00-12:30
Discover what makes Shugborough's gardens so special.

Pole Lathe Bowl Turning

Thu 27 Jun 2019
09:30-16:30
Learn the traditional techniques of turning a bowl from green wood using a pole lathe within Shugborough's historic woodland.

Beginner's Photography Walk

Sat 06 Jul 2019
11:00-12:30
Join a volunteer expert guide and walk in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.