How to build a den

A woman and little girl building a den at Hardcastle Crags, West Yorkshire
Hardcastle Crags in West Yorkshire is the perfect spot to build a den National Trust Images / John Millar

Build the best den ever with tips from our elite ranger, Den Boy.

He is an expert at turning woodland materials into sturdy hideaways and gives some great advice on our video.

And don't forget, building a den is number four on our list of 50 Things to do before you’re 11¾.


How to build a den

Learn how to build a den with National Trust Kids' Councillor Mia and tick off another of your 50 things to do before you're eleven and three-quarters.