Family rockpooling at Birling Gap East Sussex in the sand

Days out

Where do you want to go?

Family on a coastal walk

Top 10 family walks 

A great family day out doesn't have to be expensive or complicated. We’ve picked ten of our favourite family trails for you to explore, from woodland escapades, to walks along the coast, lakeside trails to nature-spotting expeditions.

Enjoy a picnic in Eyam Hall's quaint walled garden

Perfect picnic spots 

Pack a hamper, round up friends and family and enjoy a leisurely summer's day outside. Whether you prefer golden sand, wildflower meadows or rolling green hills you'll be spoilt for choice.

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.


Man relaxing on a bench overlooking Lanhydrock gardens

Calm places to pause 

Had enough of motorway madness? If you’re out and about and in need of a break, why not drop in on one of our special places and watch the world go by.


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