May half-term adventures in Devon 2019

Plenty of families made the most of May half-term 2019 at the National Trust. With trails, outdoor play areas and activities throughout the holidays, there was plenty to keep the little ones amused.

children running through long grass in Knightshayes parkland with view of the mansion behind them.

Half term fun at Knightshayes

There's plenty of fun to be had at Knightshayes this half term. Find out what you can get up to.

Children running through the grounds at Arlington Court

A fun-filled May half-term

For lots of fun family activities this May half-term, join us at Arlington Court.

A young boy learning bushcraft skills

May half term at Lydford Gorge

With a little help from the ranger team everyone can get creative with the hand tools.

Child hula hooping

Fun this May half-term

Find out what's going on this May half-term at Castle Drogo.

Children's book week at Greenway's Literary Festival

Half-term fun at Greenway

This half term come and join the fun at Children's book week, part of the Greenway Literary Festival. There'll be activities and workshops, trails indoors and out, games and much more.

Two little girls enjoying a nature trail

May half term events in North Devon

Why not get out and about with the family in North Devon this May half term? From nature trails to coastal tractor rides, there are some great ways to immerse yourself in nature at our special places.

Writing a story

Half term family fun at Buckland Abbey

There's so much for all the family to enjoy this spring at Buckland Abbey. From crafts to trails, walks to dressing up, it's a great place for an adventure.

A family in the garden at Coleton Fishacre

Half-term fun at Coleton Fishacre

There's lots to keep your little-ones entertained this half term, from playing in the wild play area to completing the nature designs trail in the garden. During the school holidays there are Wild Wednesday events, where kids can complete some 50 things to do before you're 11¾ activities with the rangers.

Family filling in walking trail activity sheet

Travelling ladies family tour

Join us as we send you on a trail around the grounds to find out about where in the world the Parminter cousins went on their Grand Tour.

Child hula hooping

Fun this May half-term at Castle Drogo 

From a trail around the garden to craft activities there's lots to do this May half-term at Castle Drogo.

Overbecks clouds

Get stuck into '50 things' this summer

From discovering fossils on beaches to watching the sun go down, or climbing a huge hill and rolling back down it again, adventure awaits.

Children playing a traditional game of quoits

Fun for families at Compton Castle

Little ones love castles, and at Compton there is plenty to keep them enchanted. They can dress up in medieval costumes, play traditional games in the garden, and complete the trails.