For families

Explore our fun family days out ideas including activities, family-friendly eating places and facilities. Make the most of your day out with the kids

A family walking through the parkland towards Lanhydrock House in Cornwall
Small children in winter coats jumping over log in woodland

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.

The Tiger Who Came to Tea exhibition banner

The Tiger Who Came to Tea exhibition on tour 

Get up close to the artwork from Judith Kerr's beloved children's books at this new touring exhibition which is visiting 11 of our places. From Saturday 12 January to Sunday 3 March you can see the exhibition at Blickling Estate, Norfolk.

Keep them entertained...

Children riding balance bikes in the woods

Teach your child how to ride a bike at our places

Teach your child how to ride a bike in beautiful places full of safe open spaces, colourful plants and fascinating wildlife. Thanks to our partnership with British Cycling, with funding and support from their lead partner HSBC UK, balance bikes are free to borrow at many of our places.

Grandparent and grandson playing on a log at dyffryn gardens

Enjoy more adventures with your grandchildren 

Discover more things to do with your grandchildren when you visit this autumn and create lots of special moments and memories together.

Discover a new story this World Book Day.

World Book Day weekend 2019 

For World Book Day 2019, 50 places will be hosting special children and family focused events. You will also be able to swap your World Book Day £1 book token for an exciting new read, so make sure you visit us between 9 - 10 March.

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.