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

Family in the garden at springtime
Knole will host the Children’s Book Festival on 25-26 March 2017.

Children’s Book Festival fun at Knole  

Calling all book-lovers for a fun-filled family weekend! Knole will host the Children’s Book Festival on 25-26 March 2017.

50 things girl making daisy chain

50 things springtime adventures 

Spring is a great time to get outdoors 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.

Outdoor ideas

Painted homemade Easter eggs

Easter crafts 'how to' guides 

Bring some colourful crafty fun to your Easter celebrations with the National Trust's how to video guides. Laura Shack will teach you how to use natural and recycled materials to make Easter baskets, naturally dyed Easter eggs and a bean bag Easter chick

Children with wellies on sitting on a tree

Find a 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ event 

We've got loads of events to help you tick more challenges off your 50 things list. See what's going on near you.

Keep them entertained...

Ducks at Moss Eccles Tarn

Walk in Beatrix Potter's footsteps

Walk in the footsteps of Beatrix Potter. Visit some of her most loved, life-changing and inspirational places around Cumbria.

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.