Summer fun in Derbyshire

Summer's here and, rain or shine, there's lots of fun to be had at National Trust places across Derbyshire. Whether its heading out for a walk and picnic, catching some outdoor theatre or cinema, or taking on a '50 Things before you're 11 ¾ ' challenge, there are lots of adventures waiting for you.

Family enjoying garden games at Calke Abbey, Midlands

Have a great day out at Calke 

Enter the Garden of Imagination through the secret door, or go wild in our new maze on the meadow.

Children climbing tree

Tick off your '50 Things' at Kedleston Hall 

Head outside to complete 50 outdoor adventures. Find out which ones you can tick off next time you visit Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire.

A small boy runs ascross the grass flying a kite at a National Trust site

Head out to Ilam Park and Dovedale 

Play, picnic and explore in the White Peak this summer.

Den building Killerton Devon

Family fun at Hardwick 

Bring the whole family for an adventure at Hardwick Hall. From den building and a woodland play trail in the park, fairy houses in the gardens to new discoveries in the Hall, there's fun to be had whatever the weather throws at you.

Head out to Eyam with the family

Wildflower growing at Sudbury Hall

Summer adventures at Sudbury Hall 

Come and play with us this summer. Enjoy a picnic by the lake and get hands on with some of the museum's toy collection. Get adventurous in the Woodland Play Area and take a leisurely stroll to the boathouse.

Bogart view at Longshaw

Natural play at Longshaw 

Do you want to try orienteering, follow the boggarts or search for northern hairy wood ants on one of our family trails? Or just play wild in your own ways, exploring worlds within worlds, or clambering over boulders? Either way, the time to adventure is here!