Activities

Experience, escape, enjoy. Take your pick from a range of activities in the landscapes we care for. It's easy to make the most of being outdoors with us

Walkers and their dogs at Blea Tarn in Eskdale and Duddon Valley, Cumbria

Nine ways National Trust membership can make you fitter 

Swap the treadmill for the coastline, forests, parkland and moors. Find out how National Trust membership could be your ticket to a more active lifestyle - as well as helping to protect the places you love to explore.

Family cycling on the estate at Blickling, Norfolk

Great places for a family bike ride

What could be better than heading out as a family and exploring the countryside on two wheels? Our woods and parklands are perfect for little legs (and older ones too) to pedal around.

Try something new
Kayaking in the sea off Middle Beach, Studland, Dorset
Watersports

Best places to kayak and canoe 

We care for a host of places where you to take to the water in your kayak or canoe. Here's our guide to some of the best.

Children enjoying an autumn geocache hunt

What is geocaching? 

Looking to turn your walk into a real family adventure? Try one of the geocaching activities at our places. It’s a treasure hunt for the digital generation, where you can explore the outdoors and discover new places.

Paddle boarding on Lake Windermere at Fell Foot, Cumbria

Running outdoor events and activities at our places 

Outdoor activity providers host a number of planned activities and events for groups of people on land that is solely or partially cared for by the National Trust. Find out more about our approach which prioritises the conservation needs of the land we care for, while recognising the requirements of individual providers and the wide range of activities they offer.

Upper Derwent Valley, Peak District

List of licensed trail hunts 

See where licensed trail hunts taking place and maps of the areas concerned.

Activities at our places

Find your favourite activity or sport at some of our amazing landscapes