Family Days Out

A woman high fives a little girl outside Walmer Castle


Summer has arrived and we've got plenty of fun ideas to help you make the most of the warmer weather. Cheer on your favourite knight at one of our live jousts, picnic among our vibrant gardens or plan a summer holiday getaway at the places where history happened.

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.

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Two boys explore Tintagel Castle with backpacks on their backs

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 £52

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

From just £52, an English Heritage membership is your family ticket to an amazing spring.

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