Summer adventures for families at Claremont

We've laid on a packed programme of family events to make planning the summer holidays a piece of cake. Whether it's a children's trail, story telling session or a visit to the Thatched Cottage, there are plenty of opportunities for adventure this summer.

A family walking through the garden at Claremont Landscape Garden, surrounded by flowering purple rhododendron

Family activities 

Join us for six weeks of summer adventures at Claremont. We'll have crafts, children's trails and storytelling sessions throughout the summer, perfect for keeping little ones busy.

A Midsummer Night's Dream by The Lord Chamberlain's Men

Outdoor theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream SOLD OUT 

Sorry, this event is now SOLD OUT. The Lord Chamberlain's Men return with their unique interpretation of Shakespeare's enchanting comedy. A wonderful evening out for the whole family to enjoy.

Teddy bear

Teddy bears' picnic and storytelling 

If you go down to the woods today, you're sure to come across a Teddy Bears' Picnic! We are hosting Teddy Bears' Picnics at Claremont every Wednesday in June and August, Especially for pre-school toddlers from 12 months old. Bring a picnic and join in fabulous stories and songs with our storyteller Emma.

The Thatched Cottage at Claremont Landscape Garden

The Thatched Cottage 

The Thatched Cottage here at Claremont is a treasure trove of games from the past and dressing up clothes. Travel back in time and discover what life was like as a child in Georgian and Victorian times.

The nine-pins bowling alley at Claremont Landscape Garden in Surrey

Nine-pin bowling 

Fancy a taster of eighteenth-century garden frivolities? Head up to the nine-pin bowling alley for some free family fun. Ask at the kiosk for the key.

Claremont play area

Play area 

Blow off some steam and play on child-sized versions of Claremont's garden features, including the grass amphitheatre and Belvedere Tower.

A family at Claremont Landscape Garden in autumn

Facilities for families

There are bicycle locks, puncture repair kits and cycle pumps available from the kiosk. From here you can also borrow umbrellas for kids and adults, picnic blankets, and wheelchairs (please call in advance to reserve). Baby-changing facilities are available in the toilet block outside the pay barrier, and you're welcome to breastfeed. A buggy- and wheelchair-friendly path takes you around the circumference of the lake, and there are covered seats and benches throughout the garden.