Activities

Experience, escape, enjoy. Take your pick from a range of activities in the landscapes we care for. It's easy to make the most of being outdoors with us

Walkers on the Holnicote Estate, Exmoor

Fitness walks for the new year 

Walking is great exercise, so if your new year’s resolution is to get fit then our walking trails are a great place to start. With varied terrain and beautiful views, this is all the motivation you'll need to head outside and get active.

Surfing lesson at Poldhu Beach, Cornwall, during the South West Out

Nine ways National Trust membership can make you fitter 

Swap the treadmill for the coastline, forests, parkland and moors. Find out how National Trust membership could be your ticket to a more active lifestyle - as well as helping to protect the places you love to explore.

Runnners at night at Saltram, Devon

Join us for a Night Run

Ever wanted to run around the gardens of a Tudor manor house at night, or explore ancient woodlands after dark? Come and join us on a Night Run. You can book online at a place near you.

Cycling at Nostell Priory and Parkland, West Yorkshire

Top tips to teach a child how to ride a bike 

Teach a child how to ride a bike in an unforgettable place. We've teamed up with British Cycling and HSBC UK to put together a list of top tips to get children cycling independently.

Children enjoying an autumn geocache hunt

What is geocaching? 

Looking to turn your walk into a real family adventure? Try one of the geocaching activities at our places. It’s a treasure hunt for the digital generation, where you can explore the outdoors and discover new places.

Paddle boarding on Lake Windermere at Fell Foot, Cumbria

Running outdoor events and activities at our places 

Outdoor activity providers host a number of planned activities and events for groups of people on land that is solely or partially cared for by the National Trust. Find out more about our approach which prioritises the conservation needs of the land we care for, while recognising the requirements of individual providers and the wide range of activities they offer.

List of licensed trail hunts 

See where licensed trail hunts are taking place and maps of the areas concerned.

Activities at our places

Find your favourite activity or sport at some of our amazing landscapes