For families

Delve into our garden shed of fun activities for the kids throughout the seasons. Explore things to do, games to play and recipes to bake. There's lots to do outdoors and indoors, come rain or shine.

Girl at home colouring in a book
Digital drawing of Fountains Abbey

Archaeology adventures: Part three - Medieval 

We're bringing you a series of fun activity packs all about archaeology and the secret treasures that have been unearthed at the places we care for. In this third downloadable activity pack, you'll dig into the history of Fountains Abbey when you create a medieval floor tile or experience a day in the life of a monk.

Activities to keep busy

With World Book Day on 4 March, get ready to spark your imagination with a range of fun book-inspired activities. You could hop into the world of Peter Rabbit or discover something extraordinary with The Secret Garden.

Beatrix Potter audiobook

Listen to The Tale of Peter Rabbit

The Tale of Peter Rabbit tells the story of a very mischievous rabbit and the trouble he encounters in Mr McGregor's vegetable garden. This tale is beautifully narrated by Olivia Colman for the audiobook, Beatrix Potter: The Complete Tales.

Visitors enjoying craft activities, including colouring and drawing

Peter Rabbit activities to do at home 

Get stuck into an adventure at home with these five Peter Rabbit™ activity packs. Help Peter Rabbit™ find his buttons, create a reading nook with Jemima Puddle-Duck or draw a home for Squirrel Nutkin, plus many more creative and fun ideas for you to do.

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The Castle the King Built book in the centre title, with characters surrounding it

Design your own shield 

Get creative and brighten up your weekend with these fun activity sheets inspired by our historical children's picture book The Castle the King Built by Rebecca Colby and Tom Froese. You can print them out and design your own shield and dream castle.

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Things to do at home

Get some inspiration for activities to do on your own or with family. You won't be short of things to do this winter.