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Family exploring the garden at Stourhead, Wiltshire
A family enjoying a walk around the lake at Stourhead | © National Trust Images/John Millar

Family-friendly places in Wiltshire

Ancient landscapes, world-famous gardens and outdoor adventures await in Wiltshire. Why not visit somewhere new with the family?

Places to visit with the family

Discover all the best places to bring the family for great days out this autumn season.

An adult and group of children walk through the grounds at Stourhead, Wiltshire with the bridge in the background
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Stourhead 

A world famous garden packed with temples, grottos, trees and water features, just waiting for little legs to explore.

A parent and two children on the Easter trail surrounded by green trees and shrubs
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Lacock 

There are lots of things at Lacock for families to enjoy all year round. With a busy programme of activities from family crafts to the magic of live theatre, find out more about what you could discover on your next visit.

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Avebury 

With lots of space, fresh air and history all around, Avebury is a perfect place to bring the family - whatever the time of year.

Two girls run on the lawn behind Mompesson House.
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Mompesson House 

Count the hidden faces in the plasterwork, imagine yourself back in time and check out the creaky staircase.

Easter egg trails in and around Wiltshire

Get ready to spring into action, it’s time for an Easter adventure at National Trust places in Wiltshire. Take part in family-friendly activities and trails, make your own Easter discoveries and collect your chocolate egg at the end. Normal admission applies plus £3 per trail, includes a chocolate or vegan and free-from Rainforest Alliance Easter egg.

Visitors on an Easter egg trail

Avebury 

Make your way along the trail while taking part in ten fun, creative, and playful activities inspired by our native wildlife. The trail takes place between 23 March and 14 April from 10am-4pm, so come along and explore the beautiful gardens of Avebury.

A family enjoying Easter trails and sunshine at Ickworth, Suffolk

Stourhead 

Enjoy family fun at Stourhead this Easter with egg-citing Easter-themed activities from 23 March to 14 April. Make your way around the world-famous landscape garden, complete the trail and collect a chocolate egg at the end.

Two adults and a child look at the house, with its pediment supported by columns, at Stourhead, Wiltshire

Discover more in Wiltshire

World-famous gardens, villages and ancient landscapes, and some lesser-known gems can all be found in Wiltshire.