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A father and daughter on an Easter egg trail at Morden Hall Park
Easter at Morden Hall Park | © National Trust Images/Megan Taylor

Family-friendly places to visit in London

Discover the top places to visit in and around London with your family. Make memories to treasure as you get active, tackle trails and connect with nature together in the great outdoors, or enjoy immersing into the history inside some famous historic houses.

Easter adventure trails across London

Bring the whole family together and treat your loved ones to a spring adventure. Each Easter trail ends with a chocolate egg, or vegan and free from egg, made here in the UK using cocoa that’s responsibly sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms. National Trust Easter egg trails cost £3 per child, plus normal National Trust admission/free entry for National Trust members.

Visitors on an Easter trail

Easter at Ham House & Garden 

23 March - 14 April: Follow in the footsteps of Elizabeth Murray, Duchess of Lauderdale, on this espionage themed trail at Ham House and Garden. Spot 10 themed stations as you wander around the Wilderness, kitchen garden, courtyard and north terrace. Finish your day in the Orangery Café for hot drinks, lunches, or snacks.

Two children walking between spring flowerbeds holding Easter trail sheets

Easter at Osterley Park & Garden 

27 March - 14 April: Hop along to the Easter trail at Osterley Park and House this spring, Join fun fete style games and activities, with games of flamingo ring toss, frog jump and hook a duck to try out. Have a go at nature inspired poetry writing or create a nest in the woodland Den Building zone. Easter inspired treats will be available at the Stables Café for everyone to enjoy.

Coming soon: Little People, BIG DREAMS® trail

Little People, BIG DREAMS exhibition and trail at Osterley Park & House | © 2024 Vegara, Noh, Degnan, Noh, licensed by Quarto

Little People, BIG DREAMS® trail: Osterley Park & House 

From Wednesday 1 May: A brand new family trail at Osterley Park & House will celebrate some of the world’s most outstanding people, using artworks from the bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS® picture-book series.

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A family playing connect 4 in the garden at Ham House
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Ham House and Garden 

Head to the Outer Courtyard where little people will love getting stuck into the Mud Kitchen, using imaginative play to create culinary masterpieces. The Wilderness is a wonderful place to explore too, with over a mile of Hornbeam hedges arranged in a maze-like pattern.

A family walking in the grounds at Osterley Park and House, London
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Osterley Park and House 

From bike rides to den building, discover the full range of family-friendly activities and events taking place at Osterley Park.

Children playing on play park at Morden Hall Park, London
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Morden Hall Park 

Explore the natural play area, spot wildlife from the boardwalk and enjoy a family walk at Morden Hall Park, with pushchair friendly routes available. Wander into the second hand book shop for a treasure trove of stories.

A smiling boy rides a red bicycle on a parkland trail

Outdoor activities in London 

There are plenty of ways to get active with all the outdoor activities available at National Trust places in London.

A group of people walk between hedges in the garden, with the house behind, at Ham House and Garden, London

Walking in London 

From acres of parkland at Osterley Park to the meadows, wetlands and woodlands of Ham House, discover where to go for the best walks in London.

A family sat outside the Orangery Cafe at Ham House during summer

Places to eat in London 

Discover some favourite tea-rooms and cafés in London and plan where to stop for a tasty treat on your next adventure

Exterior view of Fenton House and Garden, London. The gardens include an orchard, kitchen garden, rose garden and formal terraces and lawns.

Discover more in London

From thriving wetlands to sprawling estates, intimate spaces and modernist masterpieces, London has it all, if you know where to look.