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

A family in the garden in October at Ham House and Garden, Surrey.

Outdoor ideas

A family flying a kite at Wembury, Devon.

50 things to do before you're 11 ¾  

Fancy exploring the outdoors, learning new skills and trying new things? Grab your gear and start ticking off some of our 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾.

Keep them entertained...

Still from the Swallows and Amazons film

Top 14 places for a Swallows and Amazons adventure 

Many of our places in the Lake District appear in the new big screen adaptation of Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons. We’ve picked some of our favourite places for a Swallows and Amazons adventure, perfect for family wild time, and great for experiencing some of our 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

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