Summer Fun in the Midlands

Here in the Midlands we're all set for the summer holidays, from crafts activities to our top playgrounds we've got something for all little adventurers.

Summer in Worcestershire

Find great places to play outdoors 

Let imaginations run wild in open parkland or get lost in new adventures in our outdoor play areas. From getting back to nature in the woods at Clent to pretending to be an RAF pilot in Croome's themed play area.

A boy dressing up in a ladies hat

Carry on the adventure indoors 

Learn more about the special places you visit this summer on a trail, perhaps even get dressed to feel like those who once lived and worked in these amazing properties.

Children climbing on a fallen log at Calke, Derbyshire

'50 things to do before you're 11¾' in the Midlands 

Children don't need much to prompt their imaginations to run wild, and that's exactly what our '50 things' aim to do. Look closer, explore further and get stuck in to make the most of your family days out.

An audience enjoying outdoor theatre

Outdoor theatre near you 

Enjoy a performance against a backdrop of one of the special places we look after. From Shakespeare in the sunshine to family theatre, there's something to suit all tastes, what will you enjoy in the open air?

Butterfly feeding at Coughton Court, Warwickshire


The long hot summer afternoons are the perfect time to head out Butterfly spotting. See how many of these colourful creatures you can see when you visit.