Summer things to do as a family

There are family trails to follow, outdoor play areas to discover, and plenty of wide open spaces to create your own fun this summer. And, being the National Trust, there is always a cafe somewhere nearby or bring your own picnic and simply relax in the open air.

Children playing on the lawn at Tyntesfield

Time to play 

Spend some time together this summer and enjoy playful summer days around the Tyntesfield estate with our our four play areas, woodland trails and summer family activities...

The bridge and families at Prior Park

Summer at Prior Park

There's so much to discover at Prior Park in summer.

Children on the see-saw planks at the Woodland Play Area

Family Discovery Trail

Fairies, geocaches and 50 Things wait for you in the woods on Claverton Down. There's a pushchair friendly 2 mile walk, or a natural play area to run around in.

Summer crafts in Lacock's Botanic Garden

Playful days at Lacock

Why not escape outdoors and enjoy the last of the lazy summer days at Lacock...

Children looking for bugs

Summer of play at Avebury 

Once school's out for Summer and the holidays begin we have something going on every day at Avebury for your little adventurers. They can take part in an archaeology afternoon or curate their own museum, they can get involved in 50 things Friday and children's yoga or get competitive with Avebury sports days.

Children enjoying the woodland play area

Woodland Play Area

The Woodland Play Area, created in 2013, is one of the highlights of the Family Discovery Trail.