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Shugborough

Shugborough | Milford, Stafford ST17 0XB, England
+44 1889 880160
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overpriced for just a dog walk.

I have two small dogs and a national trust membership so thought whilst I visited my sister we... read more

Reviewed yesterday
donnylassLeeds
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Leeds
Wonderful day out. Helpful with disabled visitors.

We have visited Shugborough many times whilst it was under the care of Cannock Chase District... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
186377Lilly
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Stafford, 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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  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Shugborough | Milford, Stafford ST17 0XB, England
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+44 1889 880160
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"servants quarters"
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"national trust"
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"walled garden"
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"lord lichfield"
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"nt members"
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"the main house"
in 54 reviews
"mansion house"
in 42 reviews
"car park"
in 122 reviews
"stately home"
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"shuttle bus"
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"land train"
in 27 reviews
"park farm"
in 17 reviews
"private apartment"
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"the ground floor"
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"tea room"
in 65 reviews
"grounds are lovely"
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"staffordshire county council"
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Reviewed yesterday

I have two small dogs and a national trust membership so thought whilst I visited my sister we should try Shugborough hall, firstly if you can find the entrance you are doing well, its not well signposted and its a last minute swing into a...More

Thank donnylassLeeds
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited Shugborough many times whilst it was under the care of Cannock Chase District Council. Since 2016,The National Trust have now taken it over, and have made many improvements to the site. My daughter Is in a wheelchair, and last year was disappointed...More

Thank 186377Lilly
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like history you will love Shugborough Hall. The car park is a good walk from the Hall but there is a bus shuttle service to and from the car park. The Hall is visited in two parts. One part is by timed ticket...More

Thank Margaret S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have visited here a number of times,this was our first visit since the national trust has taken over running the whole estate,and it was a lot better before. There used to be an area near the car park with picnic tables...this has now gone, so...More

Thank elsie1976
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in Ashbourne and this site popped up on my National Trust App. Checked Trip Advisor and nearly did not go ....did I visit the same site? We were amazed by the grounds and detailed map given to us by the very polite...More

Thank Dorsetsue2
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Shugborough is now wholly run by the National Trust and lots of work is going on to improve it. Large estate with gardens plus a farm with some animals. The house is a must. Upstairs a display of Lord Lichfield's apartments but the lower floor...More

Thank Peter V
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thankfully we came here on a lovely spring day with blue skies and 24c heat. The site is huge and there's plenty of walking involved, it is disabled friendly however. The main building its self is terribly worn out and looks abandoned. The grey colour...More

Thank Jamie P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a ten year plan for the development of this property since being taken over completely by the National Trust. Progress in the once very neglected walled garden and parkland is very apparent and much work is being done on the buildings in and...More

Thank Wilfrids-Adventures
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A year on from our disappointing visit and there have been great improvements. The walled garden had seen a lot of love, there are many more informative signs and the adventure playground is a fabulous addition. We didn't have time to visit the house or...More

1  Thank Ruth H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A National Trust property which we visited because we were in the area and are members. Some great parkland for walking and letting children run wild but the house itself is a little disappointing. For those of a certain age the Patrick Lichfield collection is...More

Thank thepells
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Rachel L
7 January 2018|
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Response from Piglet_and_Eeyore | Reviewed this property |
I think the “craft shops” (bothies I think they called them) were all vacated when the County Council vacated there about 18 months ago; unfortunately I don’t have the lady’s details at all. **I’m assuming you’re referring... More
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9 November 2017|
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