Outdoor play near you

Splashing through streams, crashing along muddy trails and peering through the branches of a woodland den - there’s nothing quite like playing outdoors. We’ve picked some of our favourite play areas to wrap up warm, tick off some 50 things and get outside this winter.

There's family fun this winter at Killerton.

Family fun at Killerton 

Killerton is the perfect place for a family adventure in the New Year. Keep your eyes open for signs of spring as little and big legs enjoy parkland and garden.

Children playing on Four Oaks, a natural play area at Knightshayes

Discover your wild side at Four Oaks

Knightshayes Four Oaks play area is a new natural space for kids to get wild and in touch with Knightshayes.

Girls opening a fairy door at Baggy Point

Free family fun 

Family activity packs can be borrowed for free from the National Trust car park hut at Baggy Point, Croyde, or you can download them here.

Children playing on logs

Family fun 

Whether it's running around in the natural play area, ghost hunting in the Crypt or following the family trail, there's plenty to keep little (and not so little) ones busy.

Children playing in the garden amongst daffodils.

Family fun 

From the Bunty House to spotter sheets, we've got lots to keep your little ones entertained.

Children in mud brownsham

Brownsham Wild Play Area

Do you lead a group or just love getting outdoors and active with the family? Find out more about Brownsham's Wild Play Area.

A young woman and child on the Mother and Child statue in Greenway garden

Fun for families at Greenway

Find out about all of the fun things for families to do at Greenway as the season changes from winter to spring. From trails to tennis, there's plenty to do.

A family walking through the garden at Coleton Fishacre

Fun for families at Coleton Fishacre

There's lots to keep your little-ones entertained, from playing in the wild play area to completing the spotter trail in the house. Over the Easter holiday the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt will be returning, along with Wild Wednesdays where kids can complete some 50 things to do before you're 11¾ activities with the rangers.

A fully harnessed Dandy is taken for a ride with Steran Peters

Things to do at Arlington with the family

Fun for all the family from the outdoor activities to the indoor games in the house and hands-on activities in the Carriage Museum.