50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

Set your children free with our 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ activities. Let them feel the wind in their hair, smell food cooking on an open fire, track wild animals and eat a juicy apple straight from the tree

People sat around a campfire with glow of fire on their faces
A photo of a family playing with autumn leaves

Start your adventures 

From climbing trees to jumping over waves, get out in the fresh air and try our 50 awesome adventures.

The best autumn challenges

Feeding the ducks at Fountain Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden

Find a 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ event 

Share the magic of nature with the kids and help them tick off some of the 50 things activities by coming along to one of the many events at our places. Find out what’s going on near you.

I am the Seed that Grew the Tree is an illustrated collection of nature poems for every day of the year

Discover the new nature poetry book 

Experience the magic of nature with 'I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree', a collection of poems inspired by nature. With illustrations on every page, the book has a poem for every day of the year, from Wordsworth’s Daffodils to The Snail’s Monologue. The perfect gift for a birthday or Christmas, children and grown-ups alike will love this unique book.

Children's gifts

Presents for children should be full of fun and joy, and our gifts for children collection has lots of ideas for toys, books and so much more.

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Join today and your membership will help us to protect the landscapes you and your family love to explore