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Shugborough | Milford, Stafford ST17 0XB, England
+44 1889 881388
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another visit

Visited Shugborough again it is so nice to see the barbed wire fencing being removed and replaced... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Artisan Market!!!!!!

Myself and some friends visited Shugborough today as an Artisan Market was meant to be there. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 3 days ago

Visited Shugborough again it is so nice to see the barbed wire fencing being removed and replaced with fencing more suitable for the estate. Still a great cup of coffee. Keep up the good work

Thank pghpeter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and some friends visited Shugborough today as an Artisan Market was meant to be there. We were really, really disappointed, we got there to find 4 stalls in total and one of those was a coffee stall!!!!!!How can you possibly promote this as a...More

1  Thank AllyBon
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 7 November 2017 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 6 November 2017 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 5 November 2017 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 November 2017

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 November 2017

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 31 October 2017 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

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Jessica S
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10 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
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Response from denisejp2015 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay yes there are tea rooms