Explore one of our gardens and try painting the colourful flowers that bloom. Use your paints, crayons or any other materials that you find to create your masterpiece. Have you got a glut of daffodils in your own garden? Why not find a flower press and add them to your artwork?
Frog spawn is amazing. Watch it wobble like jelly in a slow moving stream in March. Can you see any tiny tadpoles growing under hundreds of transparent bubbles? Maybe you'll also spot some frogs in the area.
On a clear night lie flat on your back and watch the sky start to glitter with stars. The spring night sky means you don’t need to stay out too late to see the stars, so it can be a great time for families to start sharing the magic of stargazing.
You'll find miles of cycling paths at places we look after and some places also offer cycle hire. You can also see our places from a different kind of saddle by booking a horseback ride with Studland Stables in Dorset or the Cantref Riding Centre in the Brecon Beacons.
Enjoy the smell of a busy kitchen as you walk through beautiful woodland. Many of our walks and trails will lead you through patches of wild garlic, identified by its delicate white flowers and its pungent aroma.
Wake up the senses by taking a refreshing dip in the sea. Feel gentle waves breaking against your back, listen to the surf and watch the sun glinting on the water. We look after incredible beaches all around the UK coastline, so you're sure to find the perfect place.
Our family trails are a great way of ticking off lots of '50 things' activities. Find some funky fungi, play pooh sticks, take a friend on a nature adventure or eat a picnic in the wild. Sometimes the most fun can be had by seeing where the trail takes you.
Follow willow tunnels or make your very own woodland den in our natural play areas. You can also splash along muddy trails, hang onto rope swings and hunt for treehouses and bug hotels. Here's our pick of the best natural play areas at our places.
Safety is really important to us. We've got lots of tips on how to have fun completing our '50 things' activities, while keeping safe. Read our general advice and discover links to useful websites containing more information.
From gambolling lambs to fields of dancing daffodils and the scent of wild garlic, there are so many things to love about spring. If you've been waiting eagerly for the season to start, then these are the best places to go and drink it all in.