...please stay local as per government guidelines if planning to visit one of our places. Most places will not be running their usual half term events and activities, but your family will still be able to enjoy fresh air and space to stretch little legs at our places which are open. Please book visits in advance, and always check the webpage of the place you wish to visit before you travel.
One of the best places in the country for a spot of rockpooling, the rock pools here are teeming with life such as limpets, sea anemones, crabs and starfish. You can see a whole world encapsulated in one small pool.
Agatha Christie and her family spent their time at Greenway relaxing and enjoying the woodland gardens. We've opened the gardens to local visitors, so if you live nearby, why not follow in their footsteps?
Delve into our garden shed of fun activities for the kids throughout the seasons. Explore things to do, games to play and recipes to bake. There's lots to be done outdoors in nature or indoors on a rainy day.
Get stuck into a winter adventure with these Peter Rabbit™ packs for you to do at home. From crafts and games, puzzles and ideas inspired by nature, you can have a mini adventure with the help of Peter and his friends.
Even bold adventurers can stay close to home to tick off challenges from the '50 things' activity list. Here are our top ten ideas for activities that you can do in your own back garden, nearest park or outdoor green space.
We’ve got lots of fun things for you to try. Listen out for the sounds of nature with a game of bingo, use your senses to connect to nature with our small moments of joy activities or see what you can find at home with our garden spotter guide.
If you're in need of a National Trust fix but can't get out at the moment, we have some different ways you could recreate your favourite places from the South West at home, from baking to knitting to cut-out and create models.
There's plenty of winter interest and colour to be found in a garden near you. We've reopened some of our favourite Devon gardens for local visitors to explore, play in and get some vital fresh air, in line with Government guidance.
Whether you’re looking for fuel to kick-start a ramble on the coast, or are returning from a gentle stroll in the woods, you’ll find these kiosks, cafés and tea-rooms are great places to pick up a takeaway treat. What's more, every visit you make and piece of cake you buy helps us carry on looking after special places for everyone to enjoy, for ever.
Here's our pick of the most beautiful, tranquil, exciting and inspiring gardens in the South West to walk through this winter. Come rain or shine, these special places are filled with fresh air and tranquillity.
Check out the places to explore as a family in each county in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire on fresh winter days out, as well as some fun to have with your family from home.