National Trust Activities

Self Catering Holidays for Couples North Devon

A selection of National Trust activities being run in and around the North Devon area. A great idea for a day out during your holiday with us. Also don’t forget all the activities run at David Kennard’s Borough Farm near Morthoe famous for the Mist Sheepdog Tales television series.

Easter Egg Hunts

Arlington Court – Fri 19th – Mon 22nd April, 11am – 4pm. Cost £2.50

Heddon Valley – Fri 19th – Mon 22nd April, 10.30am – 3pm. Cost £2.50

Knightshayes Court – Fri 19th – Mon 22nd April, 10am – 4pm. Cost £2.50

Arlington Court

Wild About Spring Trail – Mon 6 – Thu 18th April 10.30am – 4pm. On this wildlife trail, you can find out more about the interesting animals that live at Arlington Court. £1.50.

Spring Lamb Talks – Sat 13 – Mon 22 Apr, 3-3.30pm. Meet the newflock of spring lambs at a talk by a local farmer, where you canfind out about rearing sheep and how they help Arlington’s estate thrive.


North Devon Coast and Countryside

Heddon Valley – Sat 6th – Thu 18th April, 10.30am-3pm. This spring trail leads you through the valley to discover more about its wonderful wildlife and nature, from the National Trust shop along the river and throught the woodland.. Cost £1.

Brownsham Family Nature Trail – Mon 8th – Sun 21st April, 10am – 4pm. Can you find the animal clues hidden in the woods? This dentle self led nature trail starts from the car park at Brownsham, near Hartland Point, and winds throught the woodland.

Family Butterfly Trail – Sat 25 May – Sun 2nd Jun. 10.30am – 3.30pm. The Heddon Valley attracts hundreds of butterflies. To celebrate them you could follow a fun family trail through the valley, with clues to find along the way. Trails available from the NAtional Trust shop. Cost £1.


Marvellous Moths – Sat 6th – Thu 18th April. 10am – 4pm. How marvellous are moths? You can find out all about these winged creatures at Knightshayes this Easter holiday and make up your mind.

May Half-term Havoc – Sat 25th May – Sun 2nd June, 10am – 4pm. Get the kids out and about in the great outdoors this half term with a range of different activities.  Cost 50p per trail.