Family walking in the park at Ickworth, The Rotunda, Suffolk

Days out

Where do you want to go?

Child playing with winter leaves in the gardens

50 things top activities to do in winter 

Winter is the perfect time for playing in the snow, stargazing, bird watching, cooking on a campfire and lots more.

National Trust Children's Book Festival 2017 at Wray Castle and Knole

World Book Day weekend and Children's Book Festivals  

Find out what we've got in store for World Book Day weekend on 4-5 March. With a host of Children's Book Festival events taking place throughout the year there's a lot going on for bookworms in 2017.

Thank you

We couldn't do it without you

Thanks to your visits, we're able to build natural playgrounds to keep the whole family, and the environment, happy.

Fresh air adventures

A winter's day at Scotney Castle, Kent

Our gardens in winter 

Blow away the cobwebs and enjoy a refreshing walk in a frosty garden. Here's our pick of the best.

Wild ponies grazing, Snowdonia

12 wild places to get away from it all 

There are still areas of wilderness to be found, where you can really get away from it all. Here are some of our favourite wild places to get out and enjoy.


Find out what's on

Make a discovery, enjoy traditional ceremonies, talk to an expert, learn a new skill - there's lots to choose from