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

Workout Walk

Thu 17 Jan 2019
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!

Naked Tree Walk

Thu 24 Jan 2019
14:00-15:30
Join a Ranger guide for a Naked Tree walk around our spectacular parkland and discover the beauty of our native trees in their bare winter glory.

Get to know a tree

Fri 01 Feb 2019
11:00-15:30
Throughout February budding Rangers can meet the different types of trees that live at Shugborough on our woodland trail, or join in with one of the additional activities taking place during half term (16th-24th).

Bugborough Family Muck-In Day

Tue 19 Feb 2019
10:00-14:00
Budding Rangers can get their hands dirty helping us to build the best bug 'borough' ever at Shugborough.

Little Landscapers' Trail

Fri 01 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.

Beginners 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?