Outdoors

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

A group of visitors walking on Mam Tor, Peak District, Derbyshire
Walking across the fields to Dovedale

Our top spring nature walks

Now's the perfect time to get outdoors for a spring walk. With dramatic clifftop coastal walks, woodland meanders and rugged mountain scrambles there's plenty of opportunity to immerse yourself in nature at the places in our care.

 Making a shell and pebble mermaid on the beach at Brownsea Island, Poole harbour, Dorset

Top '50 things' to do in spring 

Spring is a great time to run wild in the fresh air and try some of our top family-friendly adventures. From racing snails to bringing up butterflies, there’s a lot to discover at this time of year with '50 things to do before you're 11¾'.

An Adonis blue butterfly

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 places and the wildlife that lives there.

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