For families

Our places have acres of space with activities laid on for your little ones, plus family-friendly eating places and facilities for when you need a quick pit stop

Girl running under a line of trees at Batemans
A girl running in the garden at Bateman's, East Sussex National Trust Images / John Millar
Visitors on a bridge over the moat at Scotney Castle
Visitors at Scotney Castle, Kent National Trust Images / John Millar

Autumn favourites 

We asked you to come up with a list of your favourite places for an autumnal family day out, and you didn't disappoint. From medieval castles perfect for make believe to top notch wildlife spots, we've got lots of adventures waiting for you at our places.

Child meeting Father Christmas at Speke Hall, Liverpool.
Child meeting Father Christmas at Speke Hall, Liverpool. National Trust Images / Arnhel de Serra

Visit Father Christmas 

There's no hiding from it - Christmas is coming. If you're starting to plan memory-making days out for your family, then we've got plenty of events to get you in the Christmas spirit, including meeting the big man himself in one of his grottos.

Four girls play on a tyre swing at Springhill, County Londonderry
The play area at Springhill, County Londonderry National Trust Images / Arnhel de Serra

Places to play 

From muddy trails to woodland dens, there's plenty of outdoor fun for the children to discover at the places we look after. Here's our pick of the best natural play areas.

Feed their imagination...

Come rain or shine

Looking towards Compton Farm cottages and the sea, at Compton Bay, Isle of Wight
Compton Farm Cottages, Isle of Wight National Trust / Steve Thearle

Family getaways 

Our holiday cottages provide a brilliant escape and allow you to explore somewhere new, while supporting our work. Here we've picked our favourite family-friendly holiday cottages, all in great locations and a home away from home.

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