Visiting Polesden Lacey with children

Three boys holding binoculars look for bugs in a flowerbed with their grandmother.

Looking for new ways to explore the outdoors as a family? Surrey’s Polesden Lacey offers experiences the whole family will love. From free binoculars to borrow to our adventure playground there’s something here for them.

Explore Polesden Lacey

With 1,400 acres of grounds at Polesden, there's plenty for the whole family to explore. So if you fancy stretching your legs and getting outdoors, why not bring the family and take a walk in this beautiful setting.

Species spotting

Why not borrow a pair of free binoculars and try your hand at species spotting? We've an array of butterflies, wild orchids, house martins and swallows.

If you hear a cuckoo while out on a walk, please tell one of our rangers. Cuckoos are in serious decline so it's great to know if they're around.

Picnic and games

If you just want to sit back, relax and enjoy the views, why not bring the family for a picnic in the orchard. Just grab a rug, find a shady spot and take in the scenery.

Squirrel's Corner

Squirrel's Corner is a great place for the children to let loose. See if you can take on this adventure playground.

Things to do:

  •     Free binoculars to borrow
  •     Garden trails
  •     Squirrel's Corner adventure play area
  •     Picnic and games in the orchard
  •     Kids' lunch boxes with yummy local food
  •     Loads of open space to run free

Have you heard about Polesden Lacey?

Find out about Polesden Lacey, a beautiful National Trust house, gardens and countryside in Surrey.