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A family enjoys half term activities with the National Trust | © National Trust Images/James Dobson

Family-friendly places in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire

Make memories with your family this half-term holiday at the special places we care for in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. There's plenty to explore, from outdoor play areas and cycle trails, to organised activities and discovery centres.

Places to enjoy with your family this half-term holiday in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire

Children sat down on the grass in front of Belton House, playing with daisies
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Belton House 

Explore our fun family day out ideas, including our indoor play area and outdoor adventure playground. Make the most of your day out with the kids at Belton this May Half Term, and plan ahead for Summer of Play.

Visitors enjoying the flowers in the Glasshouse
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Clumber Park 

From wild adventures in the woods to family bike rides around the estate, there are plenty of ways to make memories at Clumber Park this spring.

Young visitors exploring the hands on Science Centre
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Woolsthorpe Manor 

Families can explore, experiment and discover Newton's story and science at Woolsthorpe Manor. Spark an interest in science that will last a lifetime.

A picture of the front of Gunby Hall, surrounded by spring greenery
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Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens 

Entertain the whole family at Gunby this spring. Discover unique stories in the house, go on an adventure in the gardens and stop for a bite to eat in the tea-room.

Visitors taking a closer look inside the fireplace in the third floor privy chamber at Tattershall Castle, Lincolnshire
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Tattershall Castle 

Entertain the whole family Tattershall Castle this spring. Discover unique stories in the tower, go on an adventure in the grounds and take a break with a tantalising selection of food and drink from visitor reception.

A volunteer in Victorian costumes stands in front of a chalkboard in the Schoolroom at the Workhouse, Southwell in Nottinghamshire, talking to seated children and adults.
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The Workhouse and Infirmary 

Entertain the whole family at The Workhouse and Infirmary this spring. Discover unique stories in the atmospheric buildings and 'Workhouse: Live' on selected dates, go on an adventure in the grounds and stop for a bite to eat in Firbeck Cafe. You'll also find plenty of hands-on activities for everyone to discover, from active trails to digital devices.

A view of the east and north fronts of the Great Tower at Tattershall Castle, Lincolnshire, with the moat in the foreground

Discover more in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire

A medieval castle, Victorian workhouse and 17th century country house are just some of the places you can explore in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.