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A man and child explore the ruins of Fountains Abbey. The man is holding the little girl as they look up at the stone walls of the abbey.
A family exploring the ruins of Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire | © National Trust Images/Annapurna Mellor

Family-friendly places to visit

Looking for a day out that'll keep the whole family entertained? Find the best family-friendly places to visit and discover fun-filled activities.

Family-friendly things to do

Three young children explore the formal garden at Dinefwr. They're wrapped up warm for winter, wearing wellies, and balancing along the stonework around a garden sculpture feature.

February half-term family activities 

There’s plenty to keep the whole family busy this February half term. Explore a trail, spot some wildlife, get crafting and discover a range of other indoor and outdoor activities.

A family walk along a garden path surrounded by daffodils

Easter egg hunts 

Easter is just around the corner and we've got plenty of Easter adventures at the places in our care. Find a trail near you and pick up your prize.

A family picnicking at Wray Castle, Cumbria

Family-friendly castles to visit 

Looking for enchanting family days out? Look no further than these fairy-tale castles, perfect for days out with little knights and dragon-slayers.

A mother helps a young child climb over a fallen log in the parkland, on a bright, wintry day.

‘50 things to do before you're 11¾’ 

Fancy running free in the fresh air, learning new skills and trying new things? Grab your gear and start your adventure.

Family-friendly places to visit

    Family walking down the main drive with lady in a tramper at Shugborough Estate, Staffordshire - CTA crop only

    Where will you visit next?

    Discover lots of gardens, historic houses, days out at the coast and more.