This newest attraction to the Shugborough Estate was opened for the first time to the public in 2011.
Wander through the late photographer, Patrick Lichfield's private apartments within the elegant mansion house. A great deal of work has been done to conserve and restore the rooms to their former glory, using memorabilia relating to Patrick Lichfield.
Shugborough Revisited is open daily until 28 October and included in standard admission.
The Private Rooms
The Boudoir: The most important room within the Shugborough mansion house. This elegant room is decorated with original 1794 wallpaper containing silver leaf. It also has the only hand painted ceiling in the house along with ornate gilt work. (Photo courtesy of Express & Star Newspaper)
The Bird Room: This breath-taking room is known as the Bird Room because it originally housed a large amount of ornithological taxidermy.
The Sitting Room: Forming part of the Master Suite, the sitting room is dressed with dark green carpet and dark green walls.
The Four Poster Room: This guest bedroom has lovely views across the formal terraces and has a particularly lovely bathroom attached with original 1920s bath fittings.
The Lilac Bedroom: This is so called because of its floral wallpaper and it looks out towards the River Sow. It was used by Lord Lichfield’s sister Lady Elizabeth.
The Yellow Bedroom: This was a guest room and enjoys lovely views across the parkland towards the Trent and Mersey canal.
The Breakfast Room: This room is completely circular, giving it some unusual acoustics.