For families

Delve into our garden shed of fun activities for the kids throughout the seasons. Explore days out, things to do at home and more. There's lots to do outdoors and indoors, come rain or shine

family on a winter trail
Family exploring Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, North Yorkshire

Explore Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trails 

Wondering what you can do with the family this winter? From 4 December 2021, join Percy the Park Keeper and his animal friends in giving nature a helping hand at many places in our care. Step into Percy's wellies as his helper and take part in our winter activity trails. You can continue the fun at home with some new downloadable Percy colouring sheets.


Bake it
National Trust Pork and Turkey Pie
Main courses

Pork and turkey pies 

Get into the festive spirit with these filling festive pies. Packed with delicious, rich flavours of pork, sage and cranberry, they're perfect to get your little elves involved in the kitchen. These easy-to-make pies will leave your tastebuds tingling for more.

Make it
Visitors making decorations at Attingham Park, Shropshire.

Join in with Christmas crafts 

Keep little fingers busy making festive decorations that'll add natural textures, bright colours and seasonal scents to your home. With simple step-by-step instructions, you can learn how to make paper snowflakes, scented orange slice tree decorations and more.

Share the joy

Things to do

If you're in need of some more inspiration for days out and activities to do on your own, with family or friends, look no further. You won't be short of things to do this winter.