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

Visit our play area and let your imagination run wild.

Sheep on the parkland

Park Farm 

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

Upcoming events

Little Landscapers' Trail

Sat 23 Mar 2019
11:00-15:00
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
10:00-16:00
Do you fancy developing your painting skills to include working outdoors in Shugborough’s inspirational landscape?

The Big Tree Climb

Tue 16 Apr 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.

Dawn Chorus Walk

Sun 21 Apr 2019
04:45-07:30
Wake up with the feathered friends of Shugborough at first light.

Beginner's Photography Walk

Wed 01 May 2019
11:00-12:30
Join a volunteer expert guide and walk in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.

Woodland Photography Walk

Sat 11 May 2019
11:00-12:30
Get a spring in your step and join a member of our Ranger team for this seasonal woodland photography walk.