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

Visitors in the orchard at Hanbury Hall and Gardens, Worcestershire.
 Visitors enjoying an autumnal walk beneath the autumn trees on the estate at Hardwick, Derbyshire

Autumn activities for all the family 

The vibrant colours, bold trees and rich harvests of autumn are here. Whether you're after family fun or some quiet time alone at our places or at home, explore the best experiences this season has to offer with this range of autumnal activities.

a couple walk their spaniel through an autumnal water garden at fountains abbey and studley royal

Best walks for autumn highlights 

Now is the perfect time for a walk as the great outdoors is transformed by the glorious golds, reds and greens of the season. Here are some of the best walks to inspire you this autumn.

Visitors enjoying an autumnal hike with the dog on the estate at Wallington, Northumberland

Move for trees 

Challenge yourself to complete 50km of activity this October with the Move for trees challenge, and raise money to help plant more trees. Every £5 you raise will plant a sapling, and bring us one more tree towards a greener future.

More for families

Garden adventures

Red squirrel with a nut

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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