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

An outdoor toddler and pre-school group 'Box Hill Bugs' lead by National Trust rangers at Box Hill, Surrey
Children looking at Percy the Park Keeper and friends picture board

Explore Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trails 

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 also settle down at home and listen to Nick Butterworth, creator of Percy the Park Keeper stories, as he reads a classic Percy wintry tale.

Birdwatching at a hide

Top '50 things' to do in winter 

Wrap up warm for new winter adventures with our '50 things to do before you're 11 ¾' activities. Go bird watching, try stargazing and get to know a tree are just some of the ideas you could try.

Cycling at Lanhydrock

Top tips to teach a child how to ride a bike 

Did your kids get a new bike for Christmas? Take a look at our top tips for teaching children to ride a bike at one of our unforgettable places.

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.