National Trust Locations Reviews

Although predominantly a cycling website we are proud members of the National Trust and have been for over three years now. We are lucky to have two fantastic National Trust locations within 20 minutes of our house. These are always fantastic places to entertain the kids and as a member, it’s a fuss-free day out. Best of all, most National Trust locations are completely self-contained meaning they are incredibly safe for the kids to roam.

Clumber Park National Trust Review

As a family, we are regular visitors to the National Trust aspect of Clumber Park (we’ve been 4 times). Shamefully we are yet to do the dedicated cycle paths within the National Trust site (I know it’s one of the main attractions) however Clumber Park has much to offer. Clumber Park is actually over 3,800 … Read more
East Riddlesden Hall For Families

East Riddlesden Hall National Trust Review

Nestled in the heart of West Yorkshire, East Riddlesden Hall, a National Trust property, offers a delightful escape for families seeking a day filled with history, outdoor adventures, and natural beauty. Managed by the National Trust, this picturesque estate offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. It’s a hidden oasis … Read more
Brimham Rocks For Families

Brimham Rocks National Trust Review

Brimham Rocks is located in the heart of the beautiful North Yorkshire countryside, nestled within the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It’s a fantastic spot for families looking for a blend of adventure and natural splendour, providing both peaceful surroundings and a plethora of activities to engage little explorers. Our children Matilda and Barney … Read more
Hardcastle Crags

Hardcastle Crags National Trust Review

Hardcastle Crags, located in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, is a hidden gem for families seeking a wholesome outdoor experience. With over 160 hectares of unspoilt woodland and riverside trails, it offers a breathtaking escape into nature’s embrace.  The crags are a popular destination for hiking, climbing, and other outdoor activities, and they offer stunning views … Read more
Sizergh National Trust

Sizergh National Trust Review

As a parent with two energetic kids, Barney and Matilda, I’m always on the lookout for family-friendly attractions that offer a perfect blend of fun, education, and natural beauty.  Sizergh ticked all the boxes and exceeded our expectations!  Our recent pleasure of visiting Sizergh National Trust, left us with wonderful memories and a longing to … Read more
Beningbrough Hall National Trust Review

Beningbrough Hall National Trust Review

Beningbrough Hall is like a hidden treasure tucked away in the beautiful countryside of North Yorkshire, England. It’s the perfect spot to escape from the crazy hustle and bustle of everyday life, and guess what? It’s just a stone’s throw away from the lively city of York! This place has such an amazing history, loads … Read more

Ormesby Hall National Trust Review

Ormesby Hall is located in the picturesque village of Ormesby just outside the bustling city of Middlesbrough in northeast England, is a charming destination our family always enjoys visiting. The perfect balance of history and nature, Ormesby Hall offers us a unique escape, and it has become a favourite for creating cherished family memories. As … Read more

Fountains Abbey National Trust Review

Are you looking for an exciting, family-friendly destination to explore? Fountains Abbey National Trust is the perfect spot! With a range of activities for families to enjoy, Fountains Abbey offers a unique combination of history, natural beauty, and outdoor adventures. Fountains Abbey is a National Trust property located in North Yorkshire, England. The National Trust … Read more
Lyme Park National Trust

Lyme Park National Trust Review

Nestled in the picturesque landscape of the Peak District in Cheshire, England, the Lyme Park National Trust is an ideal destination for families seeking a wholesome day out. This historic estate, with its sprawling gardens, enchanting woodlands, and majestic manor house, offers visitors a multitude of activities and experiences. This blog post explores the various … Read more

Nostell Priory National Trust Review

Nostell Priory is a Palladian house located in Nostell, near Crofton, close to Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England, approached by the road to Doncaster from Wakefield. It dates from 1733 and was built for the Winn family on the site of a medieval priory. Now looked after by the National Trust it’s approximately 6 miles from … Read more
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Why National Trust properties are great for kids

The National Trust is great for kids because it provides opportunities for outdoor adventures, exploration, and learning about history and the environment. National Trust properties, such as historic houses, gardens, and parks, offer hands-on and interactive experiences that can help bring history to life for children. By visiting these places, kids can learn about different cultures and lifestyles, explore nature, and engage in imaginative play.

In addition, many National Trust properties have special events and activities specifically designed for children, making it an enjoyable and educational day out for families.