Family Days Out

Family Property Guides

Planning a day out for the whole family can be tricky, but we're here to help.

Our family guides highlight some of the best hidden stories, children's activity trails and things to look out for, as well as all the practical information you need, to help the whole family get the most out of a visit to our historic places around England.

London and the East of England

Check out these family-friendly guides to some of our favourite historic places in London and the East of England. Let off steam exploring the wide open grounds and gardens of Audley End House and Eltham Palace, or fire up their imaginations with a visit to Down House  the Home of Charles Darwin. There's fun to be had at Kenwood too, with regular activities held throughout the year.

The South East of England

Epic family adventures await you in the South East of England. Inspire your kids with a visit to the mighty fortress of Dover Castle, or stop off in Sussex to stand on the very spot where the Battle of Hastings was fought. If you're on holiday on the Isle of Wight, kids will love meeting the famous team of donkeys at Carisbrooke Castle, plus Queen Victoria's island palace of Osborne is a must see.

The West of England

There are plenty of family-friendly historic places in the West of England. Explore Boscobel House, with its working farmyard and gorgeous play area, or plan a day out at the picturesque Kenilworth Castle. Families holidaying in Cornwall won't want to miss the beaches and WWII era gunnery demonstrations at Pendennis Castle, or the chance to visit the iconic Tintagel. 

The North of England

Taking a break in the North of England with your family? Why not take a trip back in time at Bolsover Castle, or find some places to play at Warkworth Castle and Hermitage. Little horrors will love discovering the story of Dracula at Whitby Abbey. Browse the family-friendly guides below and plan a day out to remember.

Family Days Out

Discover more great places to visit across the country with the kids this season, from mighty Norman castles to atmospheric abbeys.

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