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“Lot to see”
Review of Shugborough

Shugborough
Ranked #4 of 35 things to do in Stafford
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

Visited the extensive attractive gardens which are well worth a visit. There is also the house working farm shop tearooms and walled garden area. Car parking is good For me the gardens and shop were a pleasant afternoon visit and I look forward to recolouring the other areas another day

Thank Sylvia S
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

The Shugborough Estate is a wonderfully low key delight, with a formal garden, a big house with its upstairs and downstairs aspects, a brewhouse, and acres of hardwood trees and grassland. Better still its northern edge lies along where the Sow and the Trent come together to create a river of note at the wonderful Essex Bridge. The bridge also provides access to the estate village of Great Haywood with a canal farm, pub, shops and the Trent and Mersey towpath. And though there is a charge for the car park and the big house a bridle way across the estate means that it is possible to enjoy the estate, particularly the rivers and the canal for free.

Thank StaffordSteve49
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Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

This is a must visit National Trust property. There is a plethora of things to see and do from the farm animals to the history of the house as well as the fantastic and extensive grounds.

Thank Mesbah S
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Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

A very pleasant day. A lovely walk around the grounds, followed by Shepherds pie for lunch (which was excellent!) We then went around the house at our leisure. An enjoyable day out.

Thank chriswdudley
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Reviewed 17 April 2014

We visited this lovely historic estate on a Monday when they do a concession for a recycled teenager so it was even more value for our money. We visited Patrick Litchfields private apartment where he used to entertain the rich and famous. We went round the mansion and saw the elegant estate rooms. We visited the working farm with the activities going on, the milking and cheese making. We went round the servants quarters and met the cook in the kitchen, we visited the country museum and saw the Victorian schoolroom and the Victorian shops. We had lunch in the lady walk tea rooms. It was school holiday time and we could see the children enjoying the activities. I would love to visit again with the grandkids as I know they would love it as much as we did

Thank Norma H
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