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

Visitors walking a dog at Dunwich Heath and Beach, Suffolk.

Top cottages for active holidays 

Fancy an active holiday? Take a look at our favourite cottages where you can escape to the country for long walks, watersports or a round or two of golf.

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.

Ideas for families

Runners on a night run

Top tips for night running

Make the most of your night running experiences with these handy hints and tips from our official outdoor partner, Cotswold Outdoor.

Try something new
National Trust Surf Ambassador catching some waves

Top surf spots 

If you'd rather head to the coast and catch some waves, then check out our top places to surf.

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.

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