Shropshire and Staffordshire
From open countryside and fine gardens to magnificent houses, the special places in Shropshire and Staffordshire are just waiting to be discovered. Here's some inspiration for your visit.
An 18th-century estate for all seasons with 200 acres of parkland and Regency Mansion
A Staffordshire paradise: a rich blend of landscape, monuments, gardens and architecture, shaped by exploration and global encounters.
Paint, Politics and Pre-Raphaelite Artists
A working estate with an old family home at its heart
A masterpiece of Victorian garden design - a quirky, playful paradise
Take a walk across the wildlife-rich heathland and enjoy the views across the Shropshire Hills, or simply play in the stream in the valley.
An atmospheric Elizabethan farmhouse that saved a King
A family home for 500 years
High sandstone ridge and hill fort overlooking dramatic red sandstone rock houses
A comfortable home telling the story of a brewer, a widow and three generations of the Lander family
An 18 mile limestone escarpment
A little wilderness of woodlands and heath in the heart of the Midlands
Enjoy the great outdoors at Carding Mill Valley and the Shropshire Hills. Find out about the best routes and keeping yourself safe while out walking and cycling on the Long Mynd.
Get outdoors with the family and use the explorer trail to access woodlands and nature. Enjoy walks, cycling and running or let your little ones build a den in the woods.
You could play a vital role, preserving and maintaining the history and nature of the places we look after and sharing their stories with visitors.
There are five National Trust supporter group in Shropshire and Staffordshire and you can join one to meet like-minded people, make new friends and learn more about the work of the National Trust.
There are a number of sustainable options for travelling to and from the places in our care in Shropshire and Staffordshire, whether you’re looking to travel by train, bus, bike or foot. Here’s a little more information that can help you plan your visit.
Nestled on the edge of the Shugborough Estate, this pretty, newly-converted neo-classical gate house is a brilliant bolthole for countryside-loving couples.
In a secluded spot in the Shropshire countryside, this unique holiday cottage is perfect for family and friends to gather and enjoy.
Located on Morville Hall Estate, 1 Morville Barn is a cosy conversion in South Shropshire which is surrounded by lots of local attractions.
Set off on your own storybook adventure to spot the decorated Christmas trees around the Mile Walk. Each decorated tree has been inspired by a fairytale or story.
Embrace the festivities by creating your own paper bauble. You can add this to a Christmas Tree in the servants hall or take it home to enjoy yourself.
Rudolph is busy doing some christmas baking, but he has lost his recipe on his adventures around the Estate. Can you help him find it?
FREE EVENT. Meet new friends or just enjoy spending time in nature on a guided walk around Comer Woods. It's free to take part and there is no parking charge for Walk With Us participants.
Book a ticket to visit the Mansion for a Christmas visit between Saturday 2 December and Monday 1 January. All visits to the Mansion during Christmas are by pre-booked timed entry ticket. Tickets will be released in stages.
Wander through the woodland and look out for trees decorated by local community groups. Head to Heath Barn for refreshments, family games and write a wish to hang on the wishing tree. Local choirs and music groups will perform on selected days.