Families at Ham House and Garden

Enjoy a stress-free day at Ham House and Garden with all the information you might need here to plan a great day out. Check out our What’s On page for extra special activities.

A family take park in an Easter trail

Easter egg adventure at Ham House

This spring, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Ham on the Easter adventures in nature trail. Make your way along the trail and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family. The trail takes place between 2 - 18 April 2022 in the beautiful garden at Ham.

Children playing in the Cherry Garden at Ham House

50 things to do before you’re 11 & ¾

From building a den to watching birds, your next adventure awaits. Experience ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ with the whole family at Ham House and Garden. Pick up an activity list at Visitor Reception and choose your adventure. There’s loads to do, so visit regularly to tick off everything on the list.

A family explore the Great Hall

Explore Ham House

The house is open 12- 4pm, with last entry at 3:30pm. Check out our What’ On page to see any activities happening during school holidays.

The play kitchen in the Outer Courtyard at Ham

For the little ones

Toys and activities suitable for toddlers and young children can be found in the Outer Courtyard. Explore our Thames-themed stepping stones and engage in some imaginative play with our adorable new outdoor play kitchen which can be found in the Family Tasting Garden.

Children running barefoot in the garden at Ham House and Garden, Surrey

Get active

If you fancy something more active, head to the Wilderness. Over a mile of hornbeam hedge arranged in an intricate geometric pattern, it is the perfect place to run around or play a game of hide and seek.

Part of the picnic children's trail at Ham House and Garden

Picnic perfect

If you’re here for a picnic, the Outer Courtyard is the perfect place to set your hamper down. Make use of one of our picnic benches or spread out on our beautiful lawn, it’s up to you!

Families enjoy lunch in the Kitchen Garden

Grab a bite to eat 

Head over to the café where we have children’s meals available alongside a seasonal food menu, fresh cakes as well as hot and cold drinks.

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