What shall we do today?

From downloadable trails and colouring sheets to home activities and other places to visit, we've got plenty of ideas to keep your little ones busy at any time of the year.

Boy amongst flowers

Discover the seasons at Lacock Abbey

From carpets of spring flowers to autumn's falling leaves, the changing seasons bring fresh challenges every time you visit.

How many butterflies can you spot?

Spot butterflies (PDF) 

Butterfly spotting takes a little bit of patience. If you're very still and are careful not to cast a shadow over the butterflies you see you'll be in with a chance of getting close to, and identifying, these winged beauties.

Discover garden wildlife

Spot garden wildlife (PDF) 

Gardens are vibrant with colour and buzzing with life during the summer months. Use this spotter's guide to discover garden wildlife like bees hovering around flower heads and birds perching on fences.

A family looking at spring flowers

50 things to do before you're 11¾ 

Fancy running free in the fresh air, learning new skills and trying new things? Grab your gear and start your adventure.

Line drawing of the sphinx statue at Lacock surrounded by flowers

Lacock Abbey sphinx colouring sheet

In the garden, a sphinx sits proudly atop two columns. Download a PDF colouring sheet of the sphinx here.

Line drawing of Lacock cloister

Lacock Abbey cloister colouring sheet

You might recognise the medieval cloister from film and TV - its even appeared in Harry Potter. Download a PDF colouring sheet of the cloister here.

Line drawing of Lacock Abbey

Lacock Abbey colouring sheet

Lacock Abbey is packed with history. It started as an abbey and nunnery, then became a Tudor family home. Download a PDF colouring sheet of the abbey here.

Family fun at Hanbury Hall

Family fun in the South West 

Check out the places to explore as a family in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire this spring.