For families

Our places have acres of space with activities laid on for your little ones, plus family-friendly eating places and facilities for when you need a quick pit stop

Family cycling together in the Lake District
A family plays in the autumn leaves at Castle Ward, Co. Down

October half term events 

Autumn is the perfect time to get outside with the family and create unforgettable moments. And with all kinds of events from woodland adventure days to wildlife watching, it’ll be impossible for the kids to get bored this October half term.

Keep them entertained...

Children riding balance bikes in the woods

Teach your child how to ride a bike at our places

Teach your child how to ride a bike in beautiful places full of safe open spaces, colourful plants and fascinating wildlife. Thanks to our partnership with British Cycling, supported by their lead partner HSBC UK, balance bikes are free to borrow at many of our places.

I am the Seed that Grew the Tree is an illustrated collection of nature poems for every day of the year

Discover the new nature poetry book 

Experience the magic of nature with 'I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree', a collection of poems inspired by nature. With illustrations on every page, the book has a poem for every day of the year, from Wordsworth’s Daffodils to The Snail’s Monologue. The perfect gift for a birthday or Christmas, children and grown-ups alike will love this unique book.

Enjoying Halloween at our places

Enjoy more adventures with your grandchildren 

Discover more things to do with your grandchildren when you visit this autumn and create lots of special moments and memories together.

Family membership

Discover hundreds of unforgettable places together when you take out Family Membership

Children's gifts

Gifts for children should be full of fun and joy, and our gifts for children collection is full of fun ideas for toys, books and so much more.