Events for families

Begin your 50 things activities

Join in at one of our den-building events

Join in at one of our den-building events

We’ve put together a list of 50 things to do before you're 11¾ to help you and your children get outside and reconnect with nature. We've some great 50 things events for you all to take part in and have a really wild time.

Family-friendly events

Let us tempt you with some of our fantastically creative family-friendly events. Discover more and enjoy our places in fun and interesting ways. Try a Crumble in the Jungle at Cotehele, husky rides at Wray Castle, after-school bushcraft at Ambleside or join our Civil War Academy at Corfe Castle.


From pumpkin carving to Hallowe'en trails, fungi forays to spooky stories, we've some ghoulish events for you and the children. Join us at the best places for Hallowe'en this year.

Get crafty

Join us for one of our autumn crafts and arty events created especially for you and your family.  There's so much you can do with some conkers and a pile of leaves... and we've got experts on hand to help you create something beautiful.

Animal lovers

Take time out for a bit of nature watching and see the fallow deer at Dyrham Park or spot the seal pups on Marloes Sands. If you're mad about horses meet the Shire horses at Wimpole Estate.

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