Things to do

Get some inspiration for activities to do on your own or with family... you won't be short of things to do at home or in the garden this autumn

Family taking part in craft activities
Visitors enjoying craft activities, including colouring and drawing

Peter Rabbit winter activities to do at home 

Get stuck into a winter adventure with these Peter Rabbit™ activity packs for you to do at home. The second pack includes a template to draw Squirrel Nutkin's home, and a guide on how to make a colourful pine cone robin for Mr. McGregor's winter decorations.

Baking in the kitchen at Attingham Park

Top family-friendly bakes 

We've picked out top recipes to cook with kids. Quick, easy and delicious, take a look at recipes for cakes, biscuits and savoury snacks.

Fresh potatoes grown in our gardens

What's in season: November 

It may be getting colder outside but you can bring some warmth and goodness to your dinner table. Potatoes, red cabbage, carrots and cauliflower are just some of the fresh produce you can get in November. We've got tips on buying and harvesting seasonal vegetables and delicious recipes to use them in.

Materials for making a bird feeder laid on a work bench

Learn something new 

Have you ever wanted to learn how to climb a tree, make a bird feeder or create a bee box for your garden? Follow one of our many how to guides and become an expert in something new in no time.

Visitors in the house wearing masks at Tyntesfield, Somerset

Listen to podcasts from the National Trust 

Did you know that we produce podcasts? You can download episodes for free on a variety of subjects, from the stories behind our gardens, collections and outdoor places, to the houses that helped shape and influence the work of great writers. In the latest episode, we go behind the scenes and meet the people who made reopening our places possible and discover the challenges they had to overcome.

Robin at Quarry Bank Mill, Cheshire

Give back to nature 

Nature gives us so much. But our natural world and places of historic beauty are at serious risk. Donate today and together, we can help nature recover, bring people closer to it, and ensure our shared history continues to inspire us all. Thank you for your continued support.


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