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Shugborough

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Lovely parkland

Main house was closed but we knew this before we arrived. Farmhouse open to view and Park Cafe... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Janet H
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Worcester, United Kingdom
Mum and daughter day out

We parked up in the dedicated car park. Walked to the farm, which was lacking animals. Disappointed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
quasarbabe
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Step into the past at Shugborough, the UK's only Complete Working Historic Estate. Costumed characters bring your visit to life, taking you on a journey 'upstairs and downstairs' of a large country estate. Features Mansion House, Servants' Quarters...more
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Shugborough | Milford, Stafford ST17 0XB, England
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Came here just for a walk as we knew house was closed up for the winter. It was beautiful settings for a lovely winters day. Would definitely recommend to all

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BeckyJ1974
Reviewed 3 days ago

Main house was closed but we knew this before we arrived. Farmhouse open to view and Park Cafe. We wanted to go for a walk with our dog and there are plenty of routes to follow. Nice grounds which were being tended when we were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Janet H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited Shugborough Estate on a Saturday. The house wasn’t open as I think it closes in the winter months. We had a lovely walk around the estate. There was also a trail for the kids to follow. There is also an outdoor play area...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Oli_M_1980
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We parked up in the dedicated car park. Walked to the farm, which was lacking animals. Disappointed with that as I know in the summer there's alot going on. The buildings were open which was good but the farm generally was really quiet. With both...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shugborough is a stunning location and is very well looked after my The National Trust, who present the history of the estate to a high standard. The staff are extremely helpful and are very knowledgable and ensure children don’t get bored! The gardens are very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DanKemsley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled from the North and we thought we had an hour to look round the house, closing at 4pm. We were told it was shutting in a few minutes at 3pm, but thanks to the kindness of staff we were able to ride in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CumbrianLady2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable visit made better by the trusts efforts to tell the story of the house and its wealthy owners. Sprawling grounds, huge walled garden and a rare breeds farm. Lots to see.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Easterbeilbs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at shugborough and parked easily. Had a lovely walk through the grounds and farmhouse. Main house closed. The estate looks run down but on the way up. Weather was freezing so we stopped at the mansion tearooms. We sat in an outside cover area...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Giraffefan1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit and we chose Christmas. The decorations were beautiful and some of the nicest we've seen this year. Very informative displays about the family who owned the house and the room guides were helpful but not overbearing. Not all the rooms...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Julie P
Reviewed December 16, 2018

If you are a member and don't live too far away it is probably worth visiting. I found it a a little disappointing there are quite a few Christmas trees to admire and some of the fireplaces were decorated but that was it, the banisters...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Giraffefan1970
December 29, 2018|
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Response from Dan C | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can do the parkland and grounds without paying entry and it is huge ,you can spend all day their and not see it all . Well worth it
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Mark P
September 10, 2018|
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Response from chloewestall1999 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mark! Unfortunately I didn’t manage to get a picture of the menu in the two tea rooms/ cafes. Another thing to think about when going into the tea rooms their menus are created on a seasonal basis and may differ from... More
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KittyKoochie
August 22, 2018|
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Response from Budgie46 |
In explorers wood through the walled garden.
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