Things to do with the kids in Surrey

Climbing a tree, the dry bark gnarly beneath your hurrying hands, knowing you shouldn’t look down - do you remember the thrill of it as a child?

Such simple pleasures are among the activities you can get stuck into at our places in Surrey. Explore the natural play area at Winkworth Arboretum, the thatched cottage at Claremont Landscape Garden or the tree swings at Polesden Lacey.

Pick up a 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ scrapbook at any of our places and keep the whole family on the right side of gnarly.

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Please make sure you check web pages for individual places before you travel, to see where is open and where you may need to book, as well as the most up to date information about visiting.

Family walking at Polesden Lacey, Surrey

Polesden Lacey

Patter around the garden paths at Polesden Lacey and discover the tree swings. Or try out some 50 Things activities, such as rolling down a hill or bug hunting.

Summer Surrey Hatchlands kids family fun

Hatchlands Park

Stuck for something to do outdoors with the family? Look no further. Use our tree house as your hideout, discover hidden treasure in a geocache or build a den from our list of 50 things. With a fantastic natural adventure area and loads of space to run around, Hatchlands is the perfect spot for families.

View across the lake towards the turf amphitheatre at Claremont Landscape Garden in Surrey

Claremont Landscape Garden

Whether it's a clamber on the play trail, visit to the Thatched Cottage or 50 things activity, there are plenty of opportunities for adventure at Claremont Landscape Garden.

The Tree Adventure at Winkworth Arboretum

Winkworth Arboretum

The wild woods of Winkworth are ripe for family adventures this summer. Head out on a trail and, in amongst the trees, discover a secret place where we've carved stairways, hollows and hidey-holes into trees. Our natural play area is all yours to explore.