Family days out in Devon

From rock pooling on beautiful beaches to exploring wintry gardens, there are places to get a daily dose of cold, crisp air with the family this winter. Please check the opening times and book ahead of your visit.

This February half term...

...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.

Winter highlights

Reopening this half term

Beaches and coast in Devon 

Secluded coves, sandy playgrounds and rugged coast; there are many places in Devon for a day beside the seaside.

Winter play woodland at Killerton, Devon

Visit our family hub 

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.

Activities to keep busy

Family taking part in craft activities

Recreating places from the South West at home 

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.

Places to take the family this season
Frosty garden killerton devon

Great gardens in Devon 

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.

Visitors in winter clothing at Tyntesfield

Walks in the South West with a café

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.