Half term is well under way, but if you find yourself wondering how to fill the rest of this week, then here are a few ideas to get you going and keep the whole family entertained in the great outdoors. These properties also have beautiful gardens for the ‘grown ups’ to enjoy too, and with such a mild spring this year, there’s a good chance of seeing displays of narcissus, snowdrops and crocus at their best right now.
Hinton Ampner, Hampshire
Ham House and Garden, Surrey
“Visit us this spring and discover the delights of popular cartoonist Thelwell with his famous fat ponies and plump children. Then pick up a half term trail and have a go at our very own horse trial with lots of activities to get stuck in to.”