Time travel is possible for budding historians. All they need is a place steeped in history and a sprinkling of imagination.
Children can play at soldiers at Chedworth Roman Villa, Gloucestershire, explore a secret wartime airbase at Croome, Worcestershire, or witness the machines of the Industrial Revolution in action at Quarry Bank Mill, Cheshire.
Whether your kids are studying the Tudors, Victorians or the World Wars, these are places with the power to bring the past to life.
Some of our places are closed over winter, so check our opening times to avoid disappointment.
Children can dress up, discover a fort or explore a gold mine at National Trust places, having fun and learning about Roman history at the same time.
Visit one of these places with your family and watch as Tudor history comes alive. Kids can have fun trying crafts and dressing up in costumes.
Children can have some hands-on fun at some of the places we look after with Victorian stories. They can try writing on slate, dressing up in costumes and crafts from the time.
Learn about life in and out of the trenches of the First World War by visiting one of the places we look after. Here is our pick of the best places to take the children to experience the past.
What was life like during the Second World War? Have a family day out to one of these places and discover bunkers, airbases and shelters.
Are your children knights on horseback or dragon-slaying maidens? Here's our pick of our favourite fairytale castles to get your family's adventure started.
How do you keep the kids entertained on a rainy day? Head to one of the special places we look after for some great activities that won't be ruined by a downpour.
Weird and wonderful things happen among ancient trees. Visit one of the many enchanted forests we look after, and enter this magical wooded world.