Shugborough Hall, Staffordshire

Shugborough Hall, Staffordshire

Shugborough Hall in Staffordshire is an English stately home with a difference. It’s a lovely place to look around, but for many it’s also a place to go to learn about its last significant resident, Lord Lichfield. Patrick Anson was the 5th Earl of Lichfield, relative of the Queen, world famous photographer and mover and shaker in the 60’s and 70’s and this was his ancestral home.

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Tutbury Castle, Staffordshire

Tutbury Castle, Staffordshire

Tutbury Castle sits on top of a hill in rural Staffordshire, not far from the town of Burton upon Trent. The castle was first recorded in 1071 and it’s perhaps most well known for being one of the prisons that held Mary Queen of Scots. She was held here on 4 separate occasions in fact and it was here that she became involved in the plot that ultimately led to her execution.

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