Countryside Attractions in All Regions.

Ben Lomond
The mountain, and over 5000 acres around it, are owned and managed by the National Trust for Scotland.
Peak District National Park
National Parks are Britain's breathing spaces. Places to get away from it all and enjoy fresh air and spectacular countryside.
Wellington Country Park
Set in 350 acres of beautiful parklands off the A33 between Basingstoke and Reading, on the Hampshire Berkshire border,with easy access from both the M3 and M4, Wellington Country Park offers a safe, open air, fun filled venue for all the family.
Windermere Lake Cruises
Windermere Lake Cruises is the principal visitor attraction in Cumbria and is rated amongst the top ten in England.
Afan Forest Park Visitor Centre
Afan Forest Park is jointly run by Forestry Commission and Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council that covers 13,000 hectres.
Aldenham Country Park
Aldenham Country Park is the perfect setting for a great family day out in the countryside.  The park comprises 175 acres of parkland, woodland and a beautiful 65 acre lake.
Almondell & Calderwood Country Park
A large country park incorporating two previously private estates, featuring many woodland and riverside walks, picnic areas, barbecue sites and open spaces for children to run and play in.
Ashridge Estate
A 5,000 acre countryside estate with many splendid walks. The focal point of the area is the Bridgewater Monument.
Avon Heath Country Park
The large areas of heathland are scattered with trees, while purple banks of flowering heather provide a stunning sight in the summer. You may also be lucky enough to see some of the rare birds.
Baggeridge Country Park
Baggeridge Country Park is today a beautiful area of countryside on the doorstep of the Black Country. Being set back from the roads, it's secluded delights are revealed to you as you explore further.
Balmacara Estate & Lochalsh Woodland Garden
A crofting estate of 5,616 acres with outstanding views of Skye and Applecross. Lockalsh Woodland Garden provides pleasant sheltered walks beside the shores of Loch Alsh.
Beecraigs Country Park
Just three miles south of historic Linlithgow, nestled high in the scenic Bathgate Hills, West Lothian Council caters for a wide range of leisure and recreational interests within its 370 hectare (913 acre) Country Park.
Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve
Perthshire's highest mountain (3,984ft) with views from the Atlantic to the North Sea.
Blakeney National Nature Reserve
The shingle spit of Blakeney Point in Norfolk was one of the first areas ever to be managed by The National Trust, and it has been in their protective care since 1912.
Bolton Abbey
Bolton Abbey is the Yorkshire Estate of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, it has been in the family since the 1750's and provides over 80 miles of footpaths through some of the most spectacular scenery in England
Bosworth Water Trust Leisure and Water Park
Bosworth Water Trust is a 50 acre leisure park with 20 acres of lakes for dinghy, boardsailing and fishing.
Bowhill House & Country Estate
The Scottish Borders home of the Duke of Buccleuch & Queensberry KT, is in the centre of an extensive estate of hills and valleys where history and landscape combine to provide a unique experience.
Broadway Tower & Country Park
See thirteen counties in one day! Broadway Tower is one of England's outstanding viewpoints.
Bryn Bach Country Park
The Park is set in 340 acres of mixed grass and woodland and has a 36-acre lake as its focal point. It offers something for all.
Bucinch & Ceardach
Bucinch and Ceardach are two tiny uninhabited islands surrounded by the waters of Loch Lomond. They were presented to The National Trust for Scotland in 1943 by Col. Charles L. Spenser of Dumfries.
Burg
The exposed location of Burg, open to the full force of the Atlantic weather, together with its colloquial name 'The Wilderness', give an indication of the wild terrain of this property
Buscot and Coleshill Estates
A visit to the Buscot and Coleshill estates nets you not one National Trust property, but two whole working communities.
Calderglen Country Park
Children's Zoo - this popular area has a varied collection of animals including goats, guinea pigs, snakes and owls. Don't miss the monthly 'Animal Magic' sessions!
Camperdown Country Park
Camperdown incorporates within its boundaries Camperdown Country Park, Templeton Woods, and Clatto Reservoir. There is also a wildlife centre, family fun fair, adventure playground, golf courses, cinema and ice rink
Canonteign Falls
Reputed to be the highest waterfall in England, Cannonteign Falls cascade down massive rock formations through wonderful path-strewn ancient woodlands where you might glimpse a deer amongst other abundant wildlife.
Carding Mill Valley and the Shropshire Hills
The National Trust's Carding Mill Valley and the surrounding area of the Shropshire Hills is the ideal recreation area for those who enjoy long solitary walks, wildlife spotting, mountain biking.
Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps
The National Trust is best known for its grand stately homes and estates, but it also manages 709 miles of coastline and 254,000 hectares (627,000 acres) of English countryside.
Celtic Harmony Camp
Step into Celtic times for a great day out at Celtic Harmony Camp, a reconstructed Iron Age village set in 13 acres of woodland near Hertford. You can try your hand at Longbow Archery, Celtic cookery
Centre for Alternative Technology
Our eco-centre features working examples of sustainable living, renewable energy, environmentally responsible building, energy conservation, organic growing and composting.
Cheddar Caves and Gorge
Cheddar Gorge is the biggest, most dramatic gorge in Britain, with cliffs rising to 450ft, and two beautiful stalactite caverns.
Clent Hills
Those in need of an antidote to the busy Birmingham suburbs will find a full day of relaxing activities amidst the Clent Hills.
Clumber Park
Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire is a magnificent 3,800 acre country park, now managed by The National Trust.
Colne Valley Regional Park
The Colne Valley Regional Park provides a fantastic area for people to explore. Covering 40 square miles of countryside to the west of London, the Park is a mosaic of woodland, farmland, and waterways with many hidden treasures.
Coombe Country Park
It has taken ten centuries and the vision of many individuals for the magnificent Country Park to reach its present splendour. Take time to explore its beautiful garden, woodland and lakeside walks and enjoy the historic surroundings.
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park & Medieval Village
At Cosmeston Lakes Country park you will find over 90ha of lakes, woodlands and meadows open to the public all the year round.
Craig-y-nos Country Park
The Craig-y-nos Country Park offers over 40 acres of countryside to enjoy in this beautiful part of the upper Tawe Valley.
Creswell Crags Museum and Education Centre
Creswell Crags is a world famous archaeological site, set in a limestone gorge with caves and lake.
Crombie Country Park
The Park was officially opened in September 1983. Its 102 hectares includes Crombie Loch as well as broadleafed and coniferous woodlands. Crombie Country Park, with its scenic loch and woodlands is a haven for wildlife.
Culloden
Culloden - the last pitched battle fought on British soil and the beginning of the end of the traditional Highland way of life.
Culzean Castle & Country Park
The range of interests and activities at Culzean provides a perfect day out for the family.
Devil's Dyke
The sinister sounding Devil's Dyke is a huge dry chalk valley and a historic beauty spot on the South Downs.
Dinefwr Park & Newton House
Dinefwr Park and Castle is a very special and beautiful place. Now, thanks to a £5 million, three-year project the Park is being transformed and is getting even better!
Dovedale
Dovedale is one of the most visited sites in the Peak District. The River Dove babbles through this shady limestone gorge and the highlight for many is crossing the river by a series of stepping stones.
Drumlanrig Castle Gardens and Country Estate
Set on the 80,000 acre Queensberry Estate complete with Country Park and Victorian Gardens, Drumlanrig Castle presents one of the finest examples of late 17th century Renaissance architecture
Duncombe Park
Sir Charles Duncombe's new Baroque mansion was completed in 1713 on a virgin plateau overlooking Helmsley Castle and the valley of the River Rye.
Dunstable Downs, Chilterns Gateway Centre and Whipsnade Estate
If the number of kites flying is any indication, Dunstable Downs offers windy walks and wildlife in all seasons. Gliders soar over the glorious landscape and ancient monuments abound.
Dunwich Heath Coastal Centre and Beach
Dunwich Heath is one of Suffolk's most important conservation areas. There are many good walks and wonderful views of the Suffolk coastline.
Durlston Country Park
Durlston is a fabulous 113 hectare (280 acre) countryside paradise, consisting of sea-cliffs, coastal limestone downland, haymeadows, hedgerows and woodland.
Elsham Hall Gardens and Country Park
The beautiful lakeside gardens at Elsham Hall were founded by Captain and Mrs Elwes in 1970 to encourage a wider understanding of natural history, the arts and rural crafts and provide an enjoyable and educational day out for all the family.
Erddig Hall, Gardens & Country Park
Erddig is a very special place. It is a unique family home that has captured the way of life of a bustling household community during the early years of this century.
Farne Islands
A visit to the Farne Islands is like a trip to another land - one inhabited by thousands of nesting seabirds rarely seen on mainland Britain.
Fell Foot Park
Fell Foot Park is an attractive seven hectare garden in the Lake District which has long outlasted the house which the gardens were originally designed to enhance.
Finlaystone Country Estate
Welcome to Finlaystone with its spectacular views across the Firth of Clyde. We hope you will find something for everyone here, whatever the season.
Flatford Bridge Cottage
This thatched sixteenth century cottage is at the heart of Constable Country. It houses a display about the artist who features Bridge Cottage in several of his paintings.
Formby Beach
Formby Beach comprises 500 acres of sand dunes, backed by attractive pine woods. The sand dunes were formed as the Crosby Channel gradually silted up and the sea receded.
Gilfach Nature Reserve
Situated in a beautiful setting at the mouth of the Marteg Valley in the Cambrian Mountains of mid-Wales, Gilfach is locally unique because of its wide variety of habitats: high moorland to enclosed meadow, oak woodland to rocky upland river.
Glencoe & Dalness
The breathtaking peaks and spectacular waterfalls of Glencoe bear silent witness to the origin, history and wildlife of this atmospheric glen. The steep-sided mountains are popular for climbing and walking.
Goatfell
Goatfell, or Goat Fell, is the highest point on the Isle of Arran, which lies in the Firth of Clyde. In Scottish Gaelic the mountain is called Gaoda Bheinn.
Golden Cap
Golden Cap proudly stands as the highest point on England's south coast at 191m (626 feet) high, marked by a concrete survey point. The Golden Cap estate covers 2000 acres of National Trust parkland
Hatfield Forest National Nature Reserve
Hatfield Forest is a rare surviving example of a medieval hunting forest. It has over 1,000 acres of woodland and pasture, some wonderful 400 year old pollarded trees, two ornamental lakes and an eighteenth century Shell House.
Heights of Abraham Cable Cars Caverns and Country Park
Welcome the Peak District's oldest and one of the areas most popular days out, an attraction where stunning natural beauty is matched by human achievement and the historic blends seamlessly with the futuristic.
High Peak Trail & Cromford Canal
The High Peak Trail is a 17.5 miles traffic free trail across the White Peak for walkers, horse riders and cyclists.
Hinchingbrooke Country Park
At Hinchingbrooke Country Park there are 170 acres of open grasslands, meadows, woodlands and lakes with a wealth of wildlife everywhere.
Holkham National Nature Reserve
Holkham National Nature Reserve can be found on the Norfolk coast in the east of England; it is the largest National Nature Reserve (NNR) in England.
Ilam Park and South Peak Estate
The popular Ilam Country Park lies on the banks of the River Manifold, which waters miles of scenic meadows and limestone gorges along its rock-strewn course through the Peak District.
Iona
Iona is a small, fertile crofting island, currently inhabited by around 130 people. For many centuries it has been an island of special significance for all Christians.
Itchen Valley Country Park
With 440 acres of woodland and meadows adjoining the River Itchen to explore, the Park is an ideal place for a family day out.
Kelburn Castle & Country Centre
Kelburn Castle provides an impressive background to exotic gardens, famous trees and many features of historical interest.
Kent Life
There's so much new to do at Kent's premier heritage farm attraction with 28 acres of fun which includes our timed-daily activities
Killiecrankie
On the 27th July 1689, the Pass of Killiecrankie echoed with the sound of battle cries and gunfire when, nearby, a Jacobite army led by 'Bonnie Dundee' defeated the government forces under General Hugh Mackay.
Kingsbury Water Park
So much to see and do at Warwickshire's premier waterside attraction! Kingsbury Water Park has 15 lakes situated in over 600 acres of country park.
Kintail & Morvich
A magnificent stretch of West Highland scenery, the 17,422-acre estate includes the Falls of Glomach and the Five Sisters of Kintail (four of them over 3,000ft).
Kinver Edge and Rock Houses
From the remains of the Iron Age Hill Fort to the restored Holy Austin Rock Houses, people have been living in the area of Kinver Edge for thousands of years.
Lakeside Country Park
Lakeside Country Park is 60 acres of lakes, wet meadow and woodland situated between Eastleigh and Southampton.
Livingston's Countryside
The Ranger Service, based at Polkemmet Country Park, offers activities, clubs and advice to the public.
Longshaw Estate
Set in the beautiful Derbyshire countryside and enjoying spectacular views of the Peak District, the Longshaw Estate reveals some of the area's most fascinating local history.
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Regarded as one of Durham Wildlife Trust's premier reserves, this 50 hectare wetland site contains mixed woodlands and grasslands. A recently refurbished visitor centre is open to the public and something of interest can be seen throughout the year.
Lulworth Castle and Park
Lulworth Castle was built between 1608 and 1610 and became the family home of Humphrey Weld when he purchased the estate in 1641. It was built primarily as a hunting lodge and has played host to a total of seven monarchs.
Lydford Gorge
Lyford Gorge is a beautiful natural attraction and is in fact the deepest gorge in the southwest of England. It runs for 2.5km (1.5 miles) along the River Lyd providing beautiful walks.
Malam Tarn and Moor
Malham Tarn is a small glacial lake set on top of Malham Moor, a well-known beauty spot in the Yorkshire Dales. Surrounded by rolling hills and bleak moorland, it is the highest glacial lake in England.
Margam Country Park
Set in 850 acres of glorious parklands, Margam Country Park offers beauty, history, wildlife and a wide range of facilities to make it one of the best family days out in Wales.
Marsden Moor
Straddling the well-known Pennine Way Marsden Moor offers pre Roman archaeology.
Marsh Farm Country Park
Marsh Farm Country Park is a demonstration of a commercial working farm and is firm favourite with children who love getting up close to farm animals from chickens, pigs, sheep and cows.
Moirlanich Longhouse
An outstanding example of a traditional cruck frame cottage and byre, dating from the mid 19th century.
Monikie Country Park
Monikie Country Park, with its reservoirs, woodland and parkland, is an ideal location for a visit to the countryside. The scenic surroundings offer many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors at any time of the year.
Mount Edgcumbe House & Country Park
Created in 1971, the park covers over 800 acres and is owned by Cornwall Council and Plymouth City Councils. Mount Edgcumbe has been famous since the 18th Century for its landscape and gardens.
National Museum of Rural Life
You'll find plenty to fill your day out at the National Museum of Rural Life.
Normanby Hall Country Park
Nestling in the heart of North Lincolnshire's tranquil countryside Normanby Hall Country Park is the ideal day out for all the family.
North Devon Farm Park
Discover a beautiful location which, although it has seen huge changes over the last five hundred years through the farming andmining industries, still remains a haven for wildlife.
Oakwell Hall
This beautiful, Elizabethan manor house has delighted visitors for centuries. Built in 1583, the hall is now set out as it would have been in the 1690s, when it was the home of the Batt family.
Orford Ness National Nature Reserve
Orford Ness is a wild and remote area and is the largest vegetated shingle spit in Europe. It contains a variety of habitats which are home to nationally rare birds, animals and plants.
Pensthorpe Nature Reserve & Gardens
Pensthorpe Waterfowl Park is the home to Europe's finest collection of endangered and exotic waterbirds.
Polkemmet Country Park
Discover a world of excitement at West Lothian's Polkemmet Country Park, where the clock has been turned back and a large area of neglected ground restored to its place as a focal point of the community.
Pollok House
Pollok House is an elegant country house situated in the tranquil surroundings of Pollok Country Park.
Pooles Cavern and Buxton Country Park
High and low adventure at Poole's Cavern and Buxton Country Park.Poole's Cavern - Found deep beneath the limestone hills on the edge of the historic Derbyshire spa town of Buxton.
River Wey and Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf
The River Wey was one of the first rivers in Britain to become fully navigable, it opened to commercial river barges in 1653.
Roseberry Topping
Few National Trust sites have such a delightful-sounding name as Roseberry Topping. This small mountain on the North Yorkshire Moors shares its name with the nearby village of Newton-under-Roseberry.
RSPB Pulborough Brooks
RSPB Pulborough Brooks is set in the sheltered Arun Valley within the South Downs National Park.
RSPB Titchwell Marsh Nature Reserve
Titchwell Marsh is, not surprisingly, one of The RSPB's most popular reserves from sandy beaches to lagoons and reedbeds - it's all here! See the magnificent Marsh Harriers soar overhead! Something for everyone. Don't miss our Guided Walks!
Rye Meads Nature Reserve
This urban nature reserve has something to offer everyone and will appeal to families, walkers, birdwatchers and photographers.
Scolton Museum & Visitor Centre
Discover more about your environment, landscape, wildlife, history, culture, energy resources and much, much more….
Sheringham Park
Sheringham Park was designed in 1812 by Humphry Repton, the great landscape designer. Repton himself said it is "my most favourite work".
St Abb's Head National Nature Reserve
The sheer 300ft high cliffs between farmland and the North Sea are pounded by the sea below, but higher up are home to colonies of guillemots, kittiwakes, razorbills, shags, fulmars, puffins and herring gulls.
St Kilda National Nature Reserve
Remote and spectacular, the St Kilda archipelago lies 41 miles west of North Uist and is home to the largest colony of weabirds in northern Europe
Staffa
This uninhabited island, only half a mile long by a quarter of a mile wide, is famous for its basaltic formations, distinctive stepped columns created when the lava of volcanic eruptions cooled many millions of years ago.
Staunton Country Park
At Staunton Country Park there is something for all the family, including farm, follies and fabulous glasshouses.
Studland Beach and Nature Reserve
Studland Bay is a stunningly beautiful stretch of Dorset coastline near Swanage, part of which is owned by the National Trust.
The Lizard and Kynance Cove
Although most people think of Land's End as being the "end" of the British Isles, nearby Lizard Point is actually the most southerly point in Britain.
The Mountain Centre
When you visit us, you can

Have a break in our tea rooms- Whether its breakfast, coffee and cake,afternoon tea or the lunch menu, come and enjoy home cooked food from fresh produce
Torridon
A 16,000-acre estate including some of Scotland's finest mountain scenery.
Unst
This estate at the northern tip of Shetland and Britain extends to 4,707 acres. It comprises ten parcels of land, eight of which are on Unst, and includes a number of houses and agricultural buildings.
Watersmeet
The beautiful area of Watersmeet is one of the last remaining ancient woodlands in the West Country, just above Lynmouth Harbour.
West Affric
The National Trust for Scotland bought this important area in 1993 to protect its wild land character, to restore its natural flora and secure one of the most popular east/west paths in the Highlands.
West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village & Country Park
Beyond the car park, play area, visitor centre, shop and café is a 125 acre Country Park bursting with life.
Westonbirt The National Arboretum
Westonbirt - The National Arboretum, in the South Cotswolds, is one of the most magical and important tree gardens in the world. With over 600 acres of picturesque historic landscape
Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve
Experience a unique fragment of the wilderness which once covered much of East Anglia, Wicken Fen is the oldest nature reserve in the country, celebrating its centenary in 1999.
Wimpole Hall, Garden and Park
Wimpole Hall, set in rolling parkland and woodland, is part of the 2,500 acre Wimpole Estate. The Hall is a magnificent country house, mainly eighteenth century in style.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Yorkshire Sculpture Park is an international centre for modern and contemporary sculpture.

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