Family days out in Yorkshire this spring

If you're looking to keep the kids busy, then look no further than right here in Yorkshire. Bring your bike to Nostell to ride the new cycle trail, follow a spring explorer trail at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal or discover the adventure play area at Beningbrough Hall. Here's just some of our suggestions for family fun this spring.

Family exploring Nostell's woodland cycle trails

Cycle the new bike trails at Nostell 

Ready for a family adventure? Try out Nostell's brand new woodland cycle trails, perfect for little legs and leisure riders. Head out into the parkland along the Carriageway path, past wildflower meadows and up to Obelisk Lodge. Turn left for the gentle green trail route or turn right to whizz along the twisting and turning blue route.

A group of girls climbing on the rope bridge

Have an adventure at Fountains Abbey 

Follow the spring explorer map to find wildflower hot spots and to seek out ducklings. Play on a mini wooden abbey, a woodland house, swings, scramble nets, and a gigantic zip wire in the adventure play area before stopping off at Swanley Grange to meet the chickens.

A girl doing a gardening activity in the springtime at Mottisfont, Hampshire.

Get green fingers at East Riddlesden Hall 

Bring your little ones to plant it, grow it, eat it during half-term. They can chose their pot, decorate it and then watch their seedling grow over the coming weeks. There'll also be traditional crafts in the barn including butter churning.

A man and woman holding hands to a young girl balancing on a log

Family days out at Beningbrough Hall 

Swing from the heights of the wilderness play area or practice your angles for a digital portrait in the house. Join us during half-term for a different activity each weekday including seed planting or pond dipping.

A child showing an adult what is in a bug pot

Discover nature at Nunnington 

Get a little closer to nature this May bank holiday at Nunnington Hall. Head into the garden and start exploring. Go on a bug hunt, try some bird watching and meet our racing snails.

A Family in the woods bug spotting

Holiday adventures at Ormesby Hall 

It's all about nature at Ormesby Hall this May half-term. Come and hunt for bugs or keep an eye out for song thrushes and other birds.

Two children running around in Goddards Garden

Garden games at Goddards 

Play tennis, clock golf or croquet in the garden at Goddards. Bring a picnic then come and have a go at the garden games the Terry children would have played when they were young.