Things to do

Get inspiration for activities to enjoy wherever you are and at our places. You won't be short of things to do, outdoors and indoors, as well as at home and in the garden

Visitors on the Lime Walk in March at Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Kent
Family taking part in the Easter trails

Take part in the Easter egg trails 

Join us for an Easter adventure in nature across England, Wales ans Northern Ireland. Discover your local family-friendly trail with fun activities to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate egg at the end.

Visitors at Bembridge Windmill, Isle of Wight

Plan the perfect Mother's Day 

We’ve got lots of ideas to help you spoil that special someone this Mother’s Day. Visit one of the special places in our care, make something delicious from our recipe suggestions and discover gifts in our online shop to make it unforgettable.

Beetroot that's just been dug out of the ground at Scotney Castle

What's in season in March? 

After a long winter, many gardeners and growers are welcoming the first signs of spring. In March there's still plenty to harvest and you can start planting out veg such as early potatoes and beetroot if the soil is warm enough. You can also discover the untold story of parsley. We're sharing gardening tips and recipes to help you celebrate the start of the new season.

More for families
Willow basket with lemons in it

How to green clean your home 

Get spring cleaning the natural way with our vintage life hacks to green clean your home. Learn how to get fresh washing with less energy, make surfaces sparkle, banish bad smells, clean windows and mirrors, and polish wood – all with the power of nature.

Garden adventures


How to care for your precious objects 

Learn how to care for your most precious belongings, from wedding dresses and family photos to heirloom silver and porcelain, with these handy guides compiled by our conservation experts.


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