For families

50 things winter fun

Get those wellies on and have a splahing good time with us © National Trust Images John Miller

Get those wellies on and have a splahing good time with us

This winter you and the kids can tick off more of your 50 things to do before you’re 11¾. From running around in the rain, playing in the snow (if we get some), competing at pooh sticks and going star gazing on a clear winter's evening.

Find out which you can complete at a place near you.

Rainy days

Where does the light go?

Venture indoors to see what fun awaits:

Natural play

Children playing on the Hardwick play trail

Have a wild and imaginative time in some of our favourite play areas:

What's on

Winter is far from quiet at the places we care for.

Make your own bird feeders to keep the wildlife happy in your garden, go star gazing, explore the great outdoors on a really long walk, complete family trails, get top photography tips and so much more.