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Find a geocache

Geocaching is a great way to get children exploring the outdoors

Geocaching is a great way to get children exploring the outdoors

Geocaching is a bit like a high tech treasure hunt.

There are lots of places in the South West where you can go geocaching including Cotehele, Arlington Court and Newark Park.

Go bird watching

Take a pair of binoculars and head to somewhere birds like to fly or look for food. Sit quietly and see what you can spot, some places such as Lydford Gorge and Brownsea Island even have hides you can use.

Plant it, grow it, eat it

Ticking off number 41 of your 50 things

Use the time before returning to school to plant something. You'll get to watch is grow and develop before eating it, and home grown food tastes best.

Visit Eat Seasonably to find out what to plant when, and all the information you need to grow your own.

This week you could also try:

  • Discovering what's in a pond
  • Making a home for a wild animal
  • Bringing up a butterfly
  • Going star gazing
  • Exploring a cave
  • Climbing a tree

We're dog friendly

A couple walking with their springer spaniel on NT land © Arnhel de Serra

Days out can be tricky when you've got a four-legged friend to consider. Of course dogs are part of the family, and many of our places are dog-friendly so you don't need to leave your pooch at home.

50 things products

Fun 50 Things T Shirt © Arnhel de Serra

We've got everything you need to help you tick off your 50 things in our shops. Pick up what you need while out and about, or from our online shop.

How about a 50 things t shirt, or a hoodie to keep you warm while you're on your outdoor adventure?