Summer fun in the Midland sun
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The start of summer is an ideal time to enjoy the colours and smells of our gardens.
Get out the blanket and basket and pick somewhere special for a picnic.
Or make the most of long days and open spaces for some summer fun.
Enjoy a playful summer
Sunny days and school holidays mean summer is a special time for families.
We've got more '50 things...' for you to tick off as well as trails, summer games and much more besides.
Summer fun days for the family
Summer is here and that means there's plenty going on for you to enjoy.
Theatre in the outdoors, bug-hunts, kite-flying, guided walks. Whatever takes your fancy we've got something to suit
What's on near you
The gardens we care for are filled with colour and smells at this time of year.
Take some time to explore and relax in the parklands and formal gardens across the region
Explore a garden near you
You can enjoy hours of time out at the places we care for.
Countryside, parkland, castles and churches, gardens or mansions where will your travels take you?
Where will you visit next?
Our wildlife team share the wildlife they see through the seasons.
The summer days bring out the wildflowers with the meadows alive with butterflies and other insects.
Wildlife through the seasons
Whether you're looking for a new day trip, somewhere to stop off on route north or south, east or west, or for a full weekend itinerary; houses, gardens, parklands and countryside places all await you.
Where will your group visit next?
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