Whether it’s exploring the River Garden, completing our family summer trail or a spotter trail, or ticking off '50 things' activities from your list, there’s plenty to keep little (and not so little) ones entertained.
Part of the Holnicote Estate, Bossington is a peaceful coastal hamlet on the edge of the Bristol Channel with distinctive thatched cottages. From here you can wander down to the pebble beach, where there's plenty of coastal wildlife to spot and far-reaching views to Wales and along the Exmoor coastline.
Toward Weston-Super-Mare you'll find Brean Down, a natural pier jutting out into the Bristol Channel. The beach lies at the foot of the Down, and you can Venture to the top of the Down and take the exhilarating 1.5 mile walk along Somerset’s greatest natural pier.
The stunning stretch of coastline around Sand Point and Middle Hope sits north Brean Down. It's one of the most beautiful parts of North Somerset, with a natural pier into the Bristol Channel and views across Sand Bay.
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.
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.
Here's our pick of the most beautiful, tranquil, exciting and inspiring gardens in the South West to walk through as summer gives way to autumn. Come sunshine or showers, these special places are filled with fresh air and tranquillity as the colours transform with the change of season.