Walks for little legs

Don't let little legs put you off a good walk. We care for lots of great places that can be explored with ease.

Here are some of our favourite walks for enjoying as a family, that won't rack up the miles...

    Brownsea Island, Dorset

    Brownsea Island's one mile long wildlife walk cuts through mixed and pine woodland at the centre of the island, offering an excellent opportunity to see red squirrels and red squirrel conservation in action. In winter, the area is visited by huge flocks of birds including little egrets and avocets.

    Brockhampton, Herefordshire

    Brockhampton, near Bromyard in Herefordshire, is a special place to visit throughout the year with its orchards, meadows and woods that attract different wildlife and this 30 minute estate walk changes with the seasons.

    Clumber Park, Notts

    Explore the parkland for yourself on this easy Clumber Park walk and uncover Clumber's past and enjoy a little wildlife spotting along the way. Hunt for bugs who live in deadwood timber lying around, and rely on this to make their homes.

    Gibside, Tyne & Wear

    Discover the fun of Gibside with our action-packed family highlights trail. Spot wildlife along the way and stop off to play at the Strawberry Castle Adventure Play Area or try the Low Ropes challenge.

    Ickworth, Suffolk

    A circular walk through some of the woodlands around Ickworth. If you have the energy then take a detour to the Trim Trail (suitable for adults and children) and try your hand on various fitness objects, ranging from pole climbing to ladder walks and leap frog.

    Osterley Park, London

    This serene and stunning landscape of Osterley Park is perfect for a relaxing stroll. Follow the drive towards the house and look out over the meadows towards the lakes.

    Plas Newydd, Wales

    This fun family walk at Plas Newydd is ideal for little legs. Sitting on the banks of the Menai Strait, Plas Newydd contains a myriad of wildlife, which you can spot on this gentle walk, leading you through woodland and out along a short stretch of the coast. Stop off at the treehouse and adventure playground along the way.

    Sherborne Estate, Gloucestershire

    This is an ideal walk for families. Look out for carved wooden wildlife structures in the woodland, take in the peaceful farmland and keep an eye out for birds and wildlife on your way around this working estate.