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 be done outdoors in nature or indoors on a rainy day

Children taking part in
Digital drawing of a landscape with some digging utensils

Archaeology adventures: Part one - Anglo-Saxon 

Fancy becoming an archaeologist? We're bringing you a new series of fun activity packs all about archaeology and the secret treasures that have been unearthed at the places we care for. In this first pack, learn about the hidden helmet at Sutton Hoo – all while getting crafty and designing, or writing about, your own treasures.

Activities to keep busy

Bake it
Get creative
Child using a compass in the garden at Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire

How to read a compass 

Finding your way with a compass may seem tricky at first, but with this quick and easy guide, you'll be on the right track in no time at all.

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Things to do

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