Knightshayes, in Devon, have a wild meadow and kitchen garden which are both the perfect habitat for caterpillars. Please be careful where you tread in the meadow as this space is home to lots of plants and little creatures.
From exploring the lovely old trees, and running wild to playing hide and seek around the summerhouses and hidden paths, there's lots of adventurous things for families to enjoy doing together at Trelissick.
Bringing up a butterfly at home is brilliant fun for all the family - and it's No. 38 on our list of ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾'. Follow the life cycle of butterflies and moths, as well as learning about food chains and how to care for living creatures.
As one of the nation's biggest landowners, we look after a lot of nature and wildlife on the places in our care. From red squirrels and seal pups to wildflower meadows and great cedars - find out how we're caring for these beautiful living things, with your support.
Feed your imagination on a family day out at one of the places we care for, in search of adventure. From mansions guarded by dragons, to gardens where princesses once lived, there's plenty for the young and young-at-heart to discover.