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Shugborough | Milford, Stafford ST17 0XB, England
+44 1889 881388
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Great walk any time of year, well worth an annual pass.

We frequently go to Shugborough for family walks and picnics. 100% recommend it to any one looking... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chester, United Kingdom
lovely walk in the grounds with our dog and home made sausage rolls!!!!!

We visited Shugborough for a nice walk in the grounds with our dog. The staff/volunteers at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tracey t
Brierley Hill, United Kingdom
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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, Working Farm, Brewery & Mill, Lots of Animals, Riverside Gardens, Walled Garden, Craft Workshops, Train Ride, Play Park, Tearoom, Old Fashioned Sweet Shop & Gift Shop. Shugborough's grounds, gardens, buildings and collections are entirely funded and managed by Staffordshire County Council.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
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Shugborough | Milford, Stafford ST17 0XB, England
+44 1889 881388
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We frequently go to Shugborough for family walks and picnics. 100% recommend it to any one looking for a relaxing day out. The bare foot walk is a nice touch for the kids (kills my feet mind you), and the parks etc... all make for...More

Thank Aaron_Ferguson
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Shugborough for a nice walk in the grounds with our dog. The staff/volunteers at the reception area were very helpful and friendly and explained that house was shut and where we could walk in the grounds with our dog. The grounds are extensive...More

Thank tracey t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Shugborough with a large group of my family as a surprise for my mum's 70th birthday. When we arrived we were told that the hall and grounds would close at 1pm due to high winds. We had checked the website beforehand and it...More

Thank sarahcakes b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did an amazing 10k run here with my best friend for an amazing charity Katherine house hospice. Kids loved watching and seeing the grounds!

Thank Karla N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant place to go visit. The mansion, Chinese bridge and Lichfield apartment was amazing, so much history. Great for couples and great for children. Lovely scenery and tea rooms are fab! All staff are amazing, so helpful.

Thank Cooper1500
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly we are members of the NT so sometimes don't recognise whether the site is good value or not for entry so I cannot comment on that element of the visit. We arrived at 11am and left at 4pm and felt we got the most...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an enjoyable visit on a cool autumn day. The colours of the trees on the estate were spectacular as the leaves turned to gold. The hall is interesting but the showpiece is the apartments of the Royal photographer, Patrick Lichfield. Photographs of many...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a lovely Autumn afternoon and had a lovely walk through some of the fields and grounds. Stopped off to browse the gift shop where the staff were very friendly and helpful and then had a visit to the mansion tearoom where the coffee...More

Thank nikki1711
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here with the family today. It was a lovely October day and as we had never been here before we decided to give it a try. We did;t realise that it was the home of the late royal photographer, Patrick Lichfield and this...More

1  Thank helenandpaul13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Shugborough Estate is in a period of restoration following years of neglect by the Country Council. It was interesting to see how far it had come since the National Trust took over full management of the Estate. We had an interesting visit to the...More

Thank derekwest88
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Jessica S
9 November 2017|
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Response from Tim C | Reviewed this property |
The entrance allows access to the whole park and estate but there is no way of using the cafe without paying to get in. As for the price of Afternoon Tea - no idea, sorry. See my review though - the cafe at the mansion... More
11 August 2017|
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Response from Corinne C | Property representative |
Hello. At Essex Bridge the water is very clean to swim in - I know as my father-in-law monitored this stretch of water as a Severn Trent chemist. Just be aware of weather and water levels. Our local children swim here most... More
3 August 2016|
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Response from denisejp2015 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay yes there are tea rooms