Family adventures

See the top things to do with your little ones at Shugborough.

Child carrying a trail sheet

Enjoy Easter at Shugborough

Find out how you can explore the outdoors with the whole family this Easter.

Child playing on a rope swing

Explorers' Wood

Visit our play area and let your imagination run wild.

Two children making a den

Explore the outdoors and play in nature

Here at Shugborough, make sure you venture from the visitor paths and explore the natural world around you

Bugborough at Shugborough


Journey into Explorers' Wood to find Bugborough, our hotels for bugs. You might recognise the buildings from around the estate.

Boy flying a kite at Sheffield Park East Sussex

Let's go and fly a kite

Kite flying may have its ups and downs, but you’re sure to have a great day out if you bring your kite with you to Shugborough.

Picture of Shugborough Mansion and fountain

Visit our mansion 

Marvel at the lives of the Ansons, the family who used to live at Shugborough.

Sausage roll

Time for a tasty treat 

Whether you need a quick 5 minutes or a lovely sit down lunch, Shugborough has a range of options for you to enjoy some food.

A collection of national trust shop products

Pop into our shop 

Reward your little ones with some toys, sweets and fizzy pop at our shop before you leave.

Upcoming events

Little Landscapers' Trail

Sat 23 Mar 2019
Budding landscapers and artists can make their mark throughout this spring trail to celebrate the creativity that went into designing Shugborough Estate.

Beginner's Plein-air Workshop

Wed 03 Apr 2019
Do you fancy developing your painting skills to include working outdoors in Shugborough’s inspirational landscape?

The Big Tree Climb

Tue 16 Apr 2019
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.

Dawn Chorus Walk

Sun 21 Apr 2019
Wake up with the feathered friends of Shugborough at first light.

Beginner's Photography Walk

Wed 01 May 2019
Join a volunteer expert guide and walk in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.

Woodland Photography Walk

Sat 11 May 2019
Get a spring in your step and join a member of our Ranger team for this seasonal woodland photography walk.