Things to do


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Things to do

Stay wild with our fun family activities!

Whether you live in the country or city, have a garden or yard, live in a flat or a house; there are lots of fun things you can do to stay connected to nature at home and in your local area. 

Go Wild this Summer!

We have lots of exciting things happening this summer:

Visit Lyndon Visitor Centre – our visitor centre at Rutland Water Nature Reserve has had an amazing makeover, come and see our wildlife murals, spot this year’s Rutland Osprey chicks and go on a family friendly wildlife trail. 

Plan your visit here

Visit a nature reserve this summer – spot dazzling insects, beautiful wildflowers, summer migrant birds. 

Find a reserve near you

Download our latest summer guide 'My Wild Summer' below, which is jam packed with lots of nature-themed family activities! 

Family Events

Seasonal Activity Sheets

Our activity sheets are free to use, and include identification challenges, puzzles, things to make and do, detective work, arts and crafts and more.  

WW Hidey holes
Insect hotel
Child cartwheeling outdoors

Matthew Roberts

Wild Activity Videos

Watch our 'how-to' activity videos to keep you connected to nature! Learn something new, have fun and take action for wildlife near you. 

Watch now