Family days to remember at Polesden Lacey

Four children run across the lawn at Polesden Lacey

While we can't always guarantee sunshine, we'll do our best to make sure you have all the ingredients for a summer to remember at Polesden Lacey. From countryside walks to plenty of space to play, you'll be able to get closer to nature - and most importantly, have lots of fun.

Visit the tree swings that line Admirals Walk, there are woods to explore, hills to roll down (did you know we hold the Guinness World Record for hill rolling?) and birds, bugs and bees to visit.

Here are a few other ways to make the most of your time at Polesden Lacey this summer. 

'50 things to do before you're 11 3/4'

There are tons of adventures to be had in the great outdoors. We've hand-picked our top six for this summer which include going barefoot and making friends with a bug. 

Print out our Polesden Lacey '50 things to do before you're 11 3/4' activity map to bring along on your next visit.

Roll down a really big hill
A girl rolling down a hill at Polesden Lacey, Surrey.
Roll down a really big hill

Swing from the trees

Mrs Greville hung swings in the trees when she invited local schoolchildren to Polesden Lacey for their summer party. We're continuing that legacy today. Why not try out our fun giant swings, which hang beautifully from the strong boughs of our beech trees. You can find out more about the swing's legacy here.

A young visitor and her grandfather try out the tree swings at Polesden Lacey
A young visitor and her grandfather try out the tree swings at Polesden Lacey
A young visitor and her grandfather try out the tree swings at Polesden Lacey

 

Visit our feathered friends

Don't forget to visit the chickens and beehives in Home Farm Orchard. Say hello to Beyonce, our very rare 'Dorking' chicken breed. Did you know that a Dorking Hen actually has an extra toe compared to other chicen breeds?! See if you can spot her sauntering around the chicken coop.

Grab an ice cream from our Beech Hut

No summer visit to Polesden Lacey is complete without an ice cream. Pick up an ice cream from our Beech Hut in the middle of the gardens. Open from 11am - 5pm during this summer.

Rainbow ice cream in front of Polesden Lacey's house
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