Plan your visit into uncharted territory

Shugborough is a rare example of a surviving complete estate, with many areas for you to visit and explore. You can lose yourself in our Parkland, spot our heritage breeds on our farm or enter the Mansion to discover stories of the Anson family. What will you choose?

Visitors in the Walled Garden at Shugborough

What there is to do at Shugborough

Are you planning a trip to Shugborough? Whether it be how far it is to the Mansion, or where our Tea Rooms are, here's a quick guide to help you on your visit.

Picture of Shugborough Mansion and fountain

Mansion, Servants' Quarters and the Lichfield Apartments 

Discover all about life at Shugborough from the very beginning, from the adventurous Anson brothers to the glamorous lifestyle of Patrick Lichfield.

Trees in the park at Shugborough, Staffordshire

The Parkland 

Explore 900 acres of Grade I Listed parkland and its many buildings, monuments and follies.

Walled Garden at Shugborough, Staffordshire

The Walled Garden 

Discover how Shugborough's Walled Garden was at the cutting edge of farming innovation.

Child playing on a rope swing

Explorers' Wood

Come and play in Explorers' Wood

Longhorn calf at Shugborough

Park Farm 

Visit the 19th century model estate farm, which extends from Park Farm and out into the Parkland.

Upcoming events

Have-a-go archery

Sat 26 May 2018
11:00-15:00
Try your hand at archery with a qualified instructor in the historic grounds of Shugborough Estate.

Behind 'A Lost Paradise?'

Tue 29 May 2018
11:30-12:30
Meet Ben Wigley, the film-maker artist behind our parkland kinetoscopes, at the monumental Tower of the Winds to preview the latest developments in his artistic interpretation of the great flood of 1795.

The Big Tree Climb

Fri 01 Jun 2018
10:00-15:45
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.

Stone Carving at Shugborough

Mon 04 Jun 2018
09:30-16:00
Bring home your own piece of Shugborough inspired sculpture after learning basic stone carving techniques on this three-day course.

Beginner's Photography Walk

Thu 07 Jun 2018
11:00-12:30
Join a volunteer expert guide and walk in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.

Nordic Walking Taster Session

Sat 16 Jun 2018
09:00-09:45
Join a qualified instructor for a free 45 minute taster session that will show you how Nordic Walking can be a great health boost for your body and your mind.