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

Springtime at Shugborough

Fri 30 Mar 2018
Make the most of the spring season with nature inspired activities and trails.

The Big Tree Climb

Tue 03 Apr 2018
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.

Go Canoeing!

Sat 07 Apr 2018
Take a turn on the river behind the Mansion in a canoe or kayak and see the gardens from a new perspective.

Dawn Chorus Walk

Sun 06 May 2018
Wake up with the feathered friends of Shugborough at first light.

Stone Carving at Shugborough

Mon 04 Jun 2018
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
Join a volunteer expert guide and walk in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.