Family Days Out this Spring
Our historic places are bursting with colour this spring. Take a walk through our castles, abbeys and stately homes and enjoy the fresh spring air as you stroll among our historic gardens and play areas.
Check out at the nation's top 10 castles as chosen by our Facebook fans and explore our selection of family days out for under £20.
Mother's Day 2019
This year, Mother's Day in the UK is on Sunday 31 March 2019.
Enjoy a day out with mum at a grand royal home, a majestic coastal fortress or tranquil formal gardens. Treat your family to an overnight stay at one of our historic holiday cottages, or find the perfect history-inspired present in our online shop.
But for a gift that keeps on giving beyond the day itself, treat mum to a year full of historical adventures.Discover more
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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.Find Inspiration
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.Find things to do
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.