50 things to do before you're 11¾

We've some great places to scale nature's climbing frames

We've some great places to scale nature's climbing frames

Head to the woods and see how many of our 50 things to do before you're 11¾ list you can tick off. Climb a tree, build a den, hunt for bugs or pick up some conkers. Have a wild time exploring somewhere new.

Outdoor adventures

Head outdoors and discover the colours of the countryside and look out for wildlife on an autumn wildlife walk. Our places are full of dazzling displays of autumn colour, for you to enjoy.

Mazes to mansions

Did you know that we look after 49 churches, 59 villages, 8 billiard tables and a waterfall? Plus curious caves, secret gardens, ghostly places and miles of coast and countryside just waiting to be explored.

What's on near you

There's so much to celebrate and lots of ways to join in this season. We've hundreds of events and exhibitions going on to inspire you and help you create memorable days out. Join us to discover some inspiring art exhibitions, come along for a walking event or join one of our guided walks.

Rainy day ideas

Don't let the weather rain on your parade. You can have tons of fun outdoors or in, come rain or shine - all you need are your wellies. Our tea-rooms and restaurants are also cosy places to stop by for elevenses or meet up with friends for an afternoon treat.

Gardens of all shapes and sizes

Autumn colour in the garden at Charlecote Park

Autumn colour in the garden at Charlecote Park

Enjoy the colour and and sweet scents of the outdoors in these gorgeous gardens and parks? Take a wander around a rich variety of gardens from the world-famous to the hidden gems, or visit one of our most family-friendly gardens.

Fun in the outdoors

Come inside

Join us today

If you join us today, not only will you be free to discover hundreds of fascinating and special places, your membership fee means that together we can care for these places and spaces for ever, for everyone.

Group visits

Planning a group trip or a school visit? We've got all the information you will need to plan a truly inspirational and memorable group visit. We're more than happy to share our love of these places and collections with you and your group.

Something different?

We've loads of great ideas and themes for inspiring days out. Try the Shakespeare trail, walk in the steps of the Downton cast, or join us for the First World War centenary commemorations. Take a look at our days out guides for more inspiration.

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