For families

Go wild this summer

Join in with a summer of fun at a National Trust place near you © National Trust

Join in with a summer of fun at a National Trust place near you

Not only can you see how many of you're favourite 50 things to do before you’re 11¾ you can tick off your list, but this summer we're looking for all budding young photographers.

Capture your favourite 50 things moments on camera the next time you visit for your chance to win a camera thanks to our friends at Panasonic.


Top places to roll down a hill

Try out some 50 thingsto do before youâ¿¿re 11 3/4 in Petworth Park

We’ve picked out our top places to roll down a hill this summer. We’d love to see how fast you go and dizzy you get, why not it on film and share it with us.

Top places to play pooh sticks

Come and play poohsticks at Charlecote, one of your 50 things...

No matter how old you are who can resist a game of pooh sticks when you cross over a river or stream? Here are our top places to tick off no.19.

Become a wildlife spotters

Catch a butterfuly at Acorn Bank Garden

Get outdoors and closer to nature this summer. Download your free wildlife spotters guides and see what you and your friends could find.


50 things fun

This summer you and the kids can tick off more of your 50 things to do before you’re 11¾.

Making daisy chains, creating wild art and going on a barefoot walk are just some of our summer favourites.

Natural play


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

New woodland trail - Hardwick Hall
Playful journeys - Baddesley Clinton
Nature trail - Brockhampton Estate
Garden of Imagination – Calke Abbey
Natural play area - Croome

Summer games

Games galore await you this summer, whether you fancy trying a spot of quoits, croquet or giant chess or pulling out some sports equipment from our playboxes for a game of rounders, kick around in the parkland or maybe a quick sack race against your friends.