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.

Garden volunteer tending to dahlias

Gardens at Shugborough 

Take a stroll through our gardens and marvel at the seasonal blooms. Discover the variety of gardens we have for you to explore.

Child on zipwire

Our play area, Explorers' Wood

Head through the walled garden, into our play area and let your imagination run wild.

Tamworth pig at Shugborough

Pay a visit to Park Farm 

Visit the 19th century model estate farm and see all of our animals out in the fields.

Upcoming events

Katharine House Hospice Forget Me Not Display

Sat 22 Jun 2019
09:00-18:00
This summer, Katharine House Hospice will create a beautiful display of forget me nots in the heart of the estate, for the whole community to celebrate the lives of loved ones lost.

Garden Discovery Tour

Sat 22 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.

Stone Carving 1-3 Day Courses

Mon 08 Jul 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.

Introduction to Watercolour

Sat 13 Jul 2019
10:00-12:00
Take inspiration from the stunning dahlia display in the Walled Garden or our historic livestock breeds while being introduced to the basics of watercolour painting.