The Shugborough Estate closes on September 30 ahead of transfer to The National Trust on November 1, 2016. The gardens will remain open to enjoy at your leisure from Monday to Friday from 11am until 5pm until October 21. The Midden Yard toilet facilities will also remain open during these times. The Katharine House Hospice 10k and 5k event on October 9 will go ahead as planned.

More information about the National Trust's plans for the estate can be found at https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/shugborough-estate/features/our-plans-for-shugborough