Mottisfont's May family trail is inspired by the colourful Shell travel posters in its new exhibition. Kids can take on the role of travel journalist as they 'journey' through the gardens, creating their very own adventure story.
Hook your favourite bath-tub duck from the Mill's Island pond, ready for the big August duck race. The new May-time trail invites little ones to turn reporter as they uncover 10 ducks' exciting stories of adventure and daring-do.
Hinton Ampner's pretty gardens are full of hidden dells and winding paths, perfect for little feet and outdoor adventures. Follow the garden's new spring trail, packed with seasonal clues and activities.
There are so many family adventures to enjoy it’s difficult to know where to begin. Experience the huge rooftop walkway, meet 16th-century characters on the Tudor trail, or draw on a tile destined for the new roof.
The days are getting warmer, the sun is... up there somewhere, so why not head outdoors and burn off some spring energy with us this half-term. We'd love to see you this at your local National Trust place in the South East for a family day out. You can try the natural play trails at Ightham Mote and Box Hill, or fun activities at Stowe and Chartwell...
Gather up your family and friends, pack your favourite summer lunch and seek out the perfect spot to unroll your picnic blanket on a visit to our countryside and gardens in the South East. Follow in the footsteps of Jane Austen’s Emma, who famously picnicked at Box Hill, or set up on top of Devil’s Dyke for glorious views of the rolling South Downs.