Getting out and about at Knightshayes this January

What better way to enjoy Knightshayes in the winter, than with a refreshing, energising walk. From crunching through the leaves, wrapped up in cosy knits in the woodland, to stepping across the sparkling, frosty parkland- there's plenty of walks. Here's some ideas of what you can do here at Knightshayes this new year, to get out in the fresh air and blow those cobwebs away.

Family walking with their dog in part of the open parkland at Knightshayes, Devon

Winter walks in the woodland garden

From 1 November to 28 February, dogs are welcome with their owners to explore the woodland garden. Why not take the opportunity to explore a new patch with the pooch.

A daphne shrub in the sun at Knightshayes

What to spot in the gardens this winter

It may be one of the dreariest and cold months, but there's plenty to see in January and February at Knightshayes in the gardens. Here's our garden team's top tips for things to spot.

Sparkling frosty parkland in the winter at Knightshayes

Winter walks at Knightshayes

Winter is still one of the best times to explore the different walks and vistas at Knightshayes. Find out what walks are on offer and see what else is on offer around the estate.

Children playing on Four Oaks, a natural play area at Knightshayes

Discover your wild side at Four Oaks

Knightshayes Four Oaks play area is a new natural space for kids to get wild and in touch with Knightshayes.

People enjoying a meal in a National Trust restaurant

Warm up with a home-made carvery

Warm up after a stroll with a carvery in the Stables Café. Made using locally sourced and home-grown produce and estate reared meat, our carvery is bound to hit the spot.

A volunteer conserving an ornament at Knightshayes

Catch a glimpse of what goes on behind the scenes 

See what goes on behind the scenes during the winter, when the house and collections is undergoing some TLC.

Children check their trail notes

Discover the garden with a winter quest 

Pick up a free family trail and explore the woodland garden. It's a great way of discovering the garden with the whole family whilst hunting for nature. Winter quests are available at visitor reception.