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

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

Beginner's Photography Walk

Fri 23 Nov 2018
11:00-12:30
Join a volunteer expert guide and walk in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.

Christmas Lantern Workshop

Sat 01 Dec 2018
10:00-12:00
Create your own special lantern in preparation for our magical lantern parade later in the month.

Christmas at Shugborough

Sat 01 Dec 2018
10:00-15:00
Marvel at decorations inspired by the adventures, travels and triumphs of the two brothers who built Shugborough.

Carol Evening

Fri 07 Dec 2018
19:30-20:30
Celebrate the festive season with a traditional carol evening in the magical setting of Shugborough's historic Park Farm Yard. Mince pies and warming drinks will be served from Park Farm cafe during the interval.

Shugborough Lantern Parade

Fri 21 Dec 2018
16:00-18:00
Revel in the magic of Shugborough after dark and enjoy this dynamic, engaging and beautiful evening event with the whole family.

Workout Walk

Wed 26 Dec 2018
10:00-15:00
Grab a workout walk map and give our 12 fitness stops a go to get a head start in burning off those 'brussels!