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

Visitors in the garden in spring at Erddig, Wrexham, Wales

Coronavirus update 

From end of Tuesday 24 March, we closed all our car parks to further restrict the spread of coronavirus. This followed the decision to close our parks and gardens in addition to our houses, shops and cafes. We urge people to stay local and observe social distancing. Please do not travel.

Keep them entertained...

50 things girl making daisy chain

50 things springtime adventures 

Spring is a great time to run wild in the fresh air and try some of our top family-friendly adventures. From racing snails, to bringing up butterflies, there’s a lot to discover at this time of year.

A girl climbing a tree

Learn something new 

Have you ever wanted to learn how to climb a tree, make a bird feeder or create amazing Easter craft? Follow one of our many how to guides and become an expert in something new in no time.

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.

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.