Have a family day out

Days out

Where do you want to go?

Latest visiting update

In England and Northern Ireland, our gardens, parks and countryside sites remain open for local people to exercise. Shops, houses and other indoor areas are closed, and cafés are takeaway only. The safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors from the nearby community remains our priority and we urge you to book your visits in advance and stay local. All places in Wales are currently closed. Please check the property webpage before you travel.

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Children taking part in

For families 

Find lots of inspiration for activities to do as a family. If you're out and about why not take a spotters' guide or tick off a few '50 things' activities? Staying at home? There's plenty of fun activities to try.

Gardener pruning roses against the pergola at Polesden Lacey

Gardeners' tips 

Hear from our gardeners and get lots of gardening inspiration and ideas to make the most of your outdoor space, including their top tips to help you look after your garden in the frosty weather.

Family taking part in craft activities

Things to do at home and in the garden 

Get some inspiration for activities to do on your own or with family. Whether you're looking for family-friendly bakes or craft activities, you won't be short of things to do at home or in the garden.


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