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

Girl picking up a large pumpkin

Keep them entertained...

Children playing in the woods at Quarry Bank

50 things activities in the woods 

Get to know a tree, have fun with sticks and watch out for furry critters. The woods are a world of new adventures where you can enjoy lots of our '50 things to do before you're 11¾'.

Child with a handful of conkers at Castle Coole, County Fermanagh

Top spots to find champion conkers 

If you want to win at conkers, the most important thing you'll need is a champion collection. Here are some of the best spots to find winning conkers.

A family plays in the autumn leaves at Castle Ward, Co. Down

October half term events 

Autumn is the perfect time to get outside with the family and create unforgettable moments. And with all kinds of events from woodland adventure days to wildlife watching, it’ll be impossible for the kids to get bored this October half term.

Spooky storyteller at a Hallowe'en event

Spooky Halloween adventures 

Join us for some Halloween family fun as ghosts and ghouls come out to play and the places we look after reveal their mysterious side.

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 7 September – Sunday 3 November you can see the exhibition at Bateman's in East Sussex.

Cycling at Nostell Priory and Parkland, West Yorkshire

Top tips to teach a child how to ride a bike 

Teach a child how to ride a bike in an unforgettable place. We've teamed up with British Cycling and HSBC UK to put together a list of top tips to get children cycling independently.

Family membership

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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.