For families

Explore our fun family days out ideas including activities, family-friendly eating places and facilities. Make the most of your day out with the kids

A mother and daughter enjoying spring flowers at a National Trust property
Three children sitting on a treestump in the woodland of Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire

Easter events for families 

We’ve got plenty of family-friendly events to get you outside and enjoying the signs of spring over the Easter holidays. From hunting for unusual plants, bird watching and animal tracking, there’s loads going on at the special places we care for.

Enjoy a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at a special place near you

Join the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts 

We've teamed up with Cadbury to offer families the ultimate day out. Our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts are the perfect opportunity to get outdoors, have an adventure and create some special family memories.

The Tiger Who Came to Tea exhibition banner

The Tiger Who Came to Tea exhibition on tour 

Get up close to the artwork from Judith Kerr's beloved children's books at this new touring exhibition which is visiting 11 of our places. From Saturday 9 March – Sunday 28 April you can see the exhibition at Gunby Hall, Lincolnshire.

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, with funding and support from their lead partner HSBC UK, balance bikes are free to borrow at many of our places.

Grandparent and grandson playing on a log at dyffryn gardens

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.