Things to do

Discover what's on, find an event or get some inspiration for activities to do on your own or with family and friends... you won't be short of things to do at our places

Spring bulbs flowering at Tyntesfield
Bluebells at Blakes Wood, Essex, in spring

Bluebell woods near you 

Bluebells are a celebrated sign of spring. Find out where you can find bluebells at one of our woodlands, gardens or parks near you.

Family activities

Child ticks off 50 things activities at Dyrham Park

50 things to do before you're 11 ¾  

Fancy exploring the outdoors, learning new skills and trying new things? Grab your gear and start ticking off some of our 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾.

Spring has sprung

National Trust Ranger and Panasonic Photography Ambassador Josh Day

Learn how to take that perfect photo 

Summer is just around the corner, bringing with it longer days and plenty of opportunities to explore the great outdoors. To get you ready for the new season we’ve asked our photography expert Josh Day for his top tips on how to bring your summer photos to life.

Gentle stream flowing through the Lake District - Wastwater in Wasdale, Cumbria

Calling all budding photographers 

Win the opportunity for your photograph to be the 2017 National Trust Handbook cover – and a Panasonic camera.

Find out what's on

Make a discovery, enjoy traditional ceremonies, talk to an expert, learn a new skill - there's lots to choose from