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

Kayaking in the sea off Middle Beach, Studland, Dorset

Join in the 50 things summer fun 

Ideas for a blast of family fun during the summer holidays including chances to complete some of our 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ challenges.

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.

Visitors cycling in the grounds of Nostell Priory and Parkland, Yorkshire

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

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.

Horses on the North Devon coast at sunset

The joys of an evening stroll 

An evening amble can do wonders for your mood. Why not try exploring your favourite countryside or coastal spot in a whole new, dusky, light.

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.

Activities at our places

Take part in your favourite activity or sport at some amazing landscapes