Family Days Out

Girl on Hadrian's Wall

THIS Autumn

There are plenty of great reasons to get out and about this autumn, whatever the weather.

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


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.

October Half Term

October Half Term

Make the most of autumn this October half term with the whole family. Our gardens are ablaze with autumn colour, and many of our houses and castles are open on weekends.

Enjoy outdoor adventures in the country's most beautiful landscapes, then head inside to one of our tea rooms or cafés for hot drinks and warming seasonal treats.

Days out for the half term
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 £54

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

From just £54, an English Heritage membership is your family ticket to an amazing spring.

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