Visitors at Mottisfont, Hampshire

Days out

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 Visitors playing table tennis at Osterley Park and House, London

Summer family activities for every adventurer 

There's lots of summer family activities at places near you. We've got nature trails to keep the kids entertained and sporty challenges to get your heart racing, peaceful gardens to discover and outdoor games for fun afternoons. Pick up a 'Come out and play' activity card when you visit and see what adventure you'll be having this summer.

Conservator working on a painting

Special exhibitions guide 

We host art exhibitions at some of the places in our care. Take a look at our guide to discover what's on, including the largest known painting by Constable at Anglesey Abbey, Anglo-Saxon gold and silver objects at Sutton Hoo and a sculpture trail of the solar system at Divis and the Black Mountains. Plus, find out what’s coming up in 2022.

Living history renactor demonstrating Roman hand-weaving to two children

Celebrating the Festival of Archaeology 

The UK’s biggest annual celebration of archaeology is back, running between 16 and 31 July 2022. Why not experience the past with living history demonstrations, get a closer look at excavations or join a virtual Q&A with our archaeology experts?

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