May half-term in Surrey

With spring flowers in full bloom, warmer weather on the way and half-term school holidays to look forward to, it’s the ideal time to explore the outdoors and try new things. Bring the kids to our fun half-term activities in Surrey. Explore the woods at Polesden Lacey, try a trail about the American Presidents at Runnymede or go on a nature trail at Claremont Landscape Garden.

Family walking at Polesden Lacey, Surrey

Polesden Lacey 

Survive the wild woods of Polesden Lacey with the Woodland Forest School. Learn how to make charcoal, whittle sticks, toast marshmallows and much more.

Children playing on space hoppers in the garden at Hatchlands

Hatchlands Park 

With a charming children’s play area and loads of space to run around in, Hatchlands is the perfect spot to enjoy the sunshine. Enjoy a pirate-themed trail through the parkland.

Family playing ping-pong by the lake

Claremont Landscape Gardens 

May half-term is coming and we've got a whole host of family friendly activities. Try our Plant Explorer trail and crafts in this beautiful setting.

The Tree Adventure at Winkworth Arboretum

Winkworth Arboretum 

Join in a fun and educational half-term trail at a hillside woodland Arboretum ripe for exploration. Then stop off at our adventure play area for a clamber.

A little girl balances on a fallen tree at our natural play trail at Box Hill in Surrey

Box Hill 

Follow our new trail at Box Hill and find QR codes to discover fascinating facts about our array of special trees. This new trail is open throughout half term and until 10 June.

Flowers in meadow


Runnymede is the perfect place for early summer time adventures along the river. Take a family walk and try our American President's trail and craft activities.

Family at the Natural Play Trail at Box Hill, Surrey

Surrey Hills 

Family adventures galore this spring on the Surrey Hills. Try your hand at the Natural Play Trail at Box Hill, borrow a tracker pack to explore Hindhead Commons and the Devil's Punch Bowl, watch the ducks at Bookham Commons or find the animal houses at Limpsfield Common.

Children in den

River Wey Navigations and Dapdune Wharf 

Through the centre of one of Surrey’s biggest cities, the River Wey in Guildford is a secret haven cared for by the National Trust. This half term try making mini-rafts and learning bushcraft skills.