Can I visit Shugborough?

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Can I visit Shugborough?

You can travel to Shugborough along the Trent and Mersey canal with towpath links to the Staffordshire and Worcestershire canal. There are local moorings at Great Haywood.

Do you have to book to visit Shugborough Hall?

You no longer need to book to visit Shugborough Hall, Staffordshire.

Can you walk around Shugborough Hall?

We recommend you starting at the front of the Mansion and please follow the paths. Our paths are in place to protect our grass. There are lots of routes through the gardens and for the most part of these are level and hard-surfaced. This walk is good for pushchairs and wheelchairs with lots of people to stop and rest.

Can you walk around Shugborough?

The walk is circular and you will end up back at the car park. Mostly mown grass paths and with some uphill work, we recommend suitable footwear for the terrain.

Do you have to pay to visit Shugborough?

Entry to Shugborough is free for National Trust Members and you no longer need to book.

Is Shugborough Hall free for National Trust members?

Shugborough Hall Prices Entry to Shugborough is free for National Trust Members and you no longer need to book.

Is Shugborough Hall free?

What county is Cannock Chase in?

of Staffordshire
Cannock Chase, district, administrative and historic county of Staffordshire, west-central England. Cannock town is the administrative centre. Path through the Cannock Chase Area of Natural Beauty, Cannock Chase, Staffordshire, England.

Is Cannock Black country?

The Black Country coal field is bounded on the north by the Bentley Fault, to the north of which lies the Cannock Chase Coalfield. Around the exposed coalfield, separated by geological faults, lies a concealed coalfield where the coal lies at much greater depth.

Why is Cannock Chase famous?

Cannock Chase played an important role in World War I. Logistically it was a prime location with good communication and transport links and was the largest unenclosed area in the West Midlands, so the Earl of Lichfield, the then landowner, granted permission for two large military training camps to be built.

Is Cannock a nice area?

Cannock lies just to the south of Cannock Chase, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which means the town offers peaceful, rural nature trails and bike tracks while still being within easy reach of the City of Birmingham, the town of Walsall and Lichfield Cathedral City.

How can I get around Shugborough?

Find out the information you may need to make your visit to Shugborough as easy as possible. One you arrive at visitor reception, you have a variety of options as to how you want to travel around the estate. Our volunteer run buggy service can take you down to Park Farm and the Mansion and runs all day.

When is Shugborough estate open?

Shugborough Estate is open Monday to Sunday, no need to book. A Staffordshire paradise: a rich blend of landscape, monuments, gardens and architecture, shaped by exploration and global encounters. Find out what to expect from your visit to Shugborough.

What is the history of Shugborough?

Shugborough was designed to be Thomas Anson’s ‘Perfect Paradise’. Discover all the people that made it possible. Shugborough, along with a number of other places and collections in our care, has direct links to colonialism.

Where are the best places to visit in Shugborough this winter?

This winter, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Shugborough Estate on the Percy Park Keeper’s winter wander trail. Round off your visit with a bite to eat at Park Farm CafĂ© or the Mansion Tearoom.

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