Family activities

Bike rides

Get peddling this summer and make the most of the outdoors

Get peddling this summer and make the most of the outdoors

'Go on a really long bike ride’ is one of the most popular activities of our 50 things challenge, so we’ve come up with the best family bike rides to explore the great outdoors on two wheels.

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I like going on a really long bike ride because when you go along at high speed the wind goes through your hair you feel like you have accomplished something

Harry Wilson,

Kids’ Council, aged 11

Top-secret places

We've doors disguised as bookcases, mazes to race against the clock and tunnels that go on and on. Explore one of our top-secret places.

Rainy day fun

We don't believe that rain should ever stop play. We've put together the essential guide for you and your family to have fun, both indoors and outside, whatever the weather.

Cute wild animals

Our places and spaces are home to lots of wild animals - some are weird and wonderful, but others are really cute. Take a look at our best places for spotting wild animal.