Family Days Out

A family of four visiting one of our sites, with a boy pointing into the distance.


The weather is getting warmer and the sun is shining, it's time to explore the great outdoors with a day out in history.

Take a look at the nation's top 10 castles as chosen by our Facebook fans, or a selection of days out for under £20.

Find a family day out

A little girl plays on a wooden rocking horse in one of our playgrounds

Outdoor play areas at our historic places

Once you've finished exploring a castle, or wandering through the grounds of a stately home, head to the play area so your little adventurers can burn off their extra energy. We've picked out our favourite outdoor play areas for you and your family to discover.

Four people face the stone circle of Stonehenge

Family Property Guides

Make the most of your day out with our free family property guides. We'll show you interesting things to look out for, the best places for your kids to play and provide all the practical information you need to have the perfect family day out.


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Your Favourite Castles

Castles make exciting summer days out for all ages, and earlier this year we asked our Facebook followers to name their favourites. Here are your top picks.

A family beside the steps at Osborne

Get more with family membership from £56

Enjoy unlimited days out as a family for a whole year, plus free or discounted entry to exciting events.

From just £56, an English Heritage membership is your family ticket to an amazing spring.

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