Walking along the family trail at Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors, Derbyshire

Days out

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You've helped us open more than 135 gardens and parklands

Which places are open and what you need to know before you visit 

You'll find lots of places open now - over 40 houses, 135 gardens and parks, and hundreds of coastal and countryside sites. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. Please check the property webpage of the place you wish to visit before you travel. Read this article to find out how to book and what to expect from your visit.

Wheelbarrow full of freshly picked vegetables in the garden in July at Knightshayes Court, Tiverton, Devon

Top kitchen gardens 

It’s harvest time in our kitchen gardens as apples, carrots, pumpkins and many more fruit and vegetables start to reach their prime. Explore one of historic kitchen gardens and watch the gardeners start to bring in the harvest. In many places you can even taste the seasonal produce in our cafés every day.

A girl making seed bombs

Things to do at home and in the garden 

Get some inspiration for activities to do on your own or with family. You won't be short of things to do at home.

A gardener working in the autumn at Dyffryn Gardens

Gardeners' tips 

During the Covid-19 lock-down period, we'll be bringing our garden to yours with the help of our members questions and answers from our experts.

Kids running through Basildon Park in autumn

For families 

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

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