Outdoors

Get closer to nature and explore hundreds of outdoor places. We've got miles of coastline, hillsides and woodland waiting to be discovered

Walkers exploring the Beacons Way path between Pont ar Daf and Pen y Fan in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales

Latest visiting update

Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops, countryside locations and many houses are open. You no longer need to pre-book at many places. Some still require booking ahead, so please check the property webpage before you travel.​

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A family walking through the muddy parkland at Croft Castle in Herefordshire

Top winter walks 

Head outside and enjoy the winter countryside with one of these great walks. There are lots of blustery coastal walks, countryside strolls and places to spot winter wildlife.

Visitors on the coastal path at Highveer Point, between Heddon Valley and Woody Bay, North Devon

Coastal walks: beautiful and scenic routes 

We look after some unforgettable walking trails along the 780 miles of coastline we care for. Here's a selection of our favourite coastal walks.

Child playing with winter leaves in the gardens

Top 50 things to do in winter 

Winter is the perfect time for playing in the snow, stargazing, bird watching, cooking on a campfire and lots more. Jump into winter with '50 things to do before you're 11¾' activities.

Robin in the frost

Give back to nature 

More than ever before, nature has been our source of comfort during difficult times. But climate change is accelerating the decline of these green spaces. Nature gives us so much, donate today and help us protect these precious places and the wildlife that live there.

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