Things to do

Get inspiration for activities to enjoy wherever you are and at our places. You won't be short of things to do, outdoors and indoors, as well as at home and in the garden

Winter play woodland at Killerton, Devon
Family exploring Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, North Yorkshire

Explore Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trails 

Percy the Park Keeper needs your help this winter. Join Percy and his animal friends on a fun family activity trail at many of our places in December and January and give nature a helping hand.

Enjoy a winter walk through Warwickshire

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.

Pears growing on the tree at Hidcote Manor Garden, Gloucestershire in September

What's in season: December 

Celebrate the festive season with warming dishes packed full of goodness. Sprouts, cabbages, potatoes, leeks, pears and cranberries are just some of the tasty fruit and veg you can harvest or buy in December. Our gardening tips and recipes will help you make the most of this fresh produce.

More for families

Garden adventures


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