Our places have acres of space with fun quizzes and activities laid on for your little ones, plus family-friendly eating places and facilities for when you need a quick pit stop.
There aren’t many dinosaur bones around these days but you never know what other treasure you might find if you dig around. Take a bucket with you to collect your findings.
When hunting for fossils you need to follow the fossil code: stay away from cliffs and if you’re on a beach make sure the tide is out. Find out more about 50 things before you're 11 ¾ and find more great ideas for family days out and activities.
Mount Stewart is a ten minute drive from our house so we go often and every time without fail we see something new. We might climb rocks or trees, jump over a stream or follow a family of ducks. The views are breath-taking and we always come home happy
Enjoy a wander around some of our most family-friendly trails and enjoy spotting some fantastic wildlife, followed by hot chocolates in one of our cafés or tea-rooms. We've drawn up a list of our top 10 favourite family walks - there may be one near you. Or if you have very young children take a look at our walks for little legs.
'When I climbed up and looked down, everyone else looked like mice they were so small! I liked the fact that you could hide and see the house from inside the tree.’
- Jessica Swales, Kids’ Council, aged 8
Release your inner monkey and climb to the top of a giant tree.