Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee at Polesden Lacey. Come together with friends and family for fun and laughter in our pleasure grounds. Take part in our half term treasure trail, join our floral crown workshop or simply bring a picnic and enjoy the music at our fifties-themed bank holiday celebration.
Bring your little story explorers for a morning of fun with a story, rhymes and a fun nature-based craft activity. Join us for stories and fun activities. The journey starts in our charming old Stable Block with a story followed by a nature trail walk to Crab Apple Orchard where there will be a craft activity to complete in our beautiful bell tent.
Every Wed, 8 Jun – 20 Jul, 10.30am – 12pm. Normal admission applies. Please book in advance.
Come and enjoy the summer outdoors at Polesden Lacey. The National Trust has teamed up with Sport England to get outside for a fun and active summer. Come and spend the day exploring the pleasure grounds trying out the activities to get the heart pumping and challenging yourself to go further, faster for longer.
Meet the rangers
Come and meet the superheroes of the woodland and learn about the conservation work carried out on the Polesden Lacey estate. Check out some of the tools and machinery they use and climb on board their tractor. The woodwork team will also be showcasing their work including bird boxes and chopping boards as well as their fire logs and charcoal.
Every other Saturday from 2 July, 10am to 2pm. Normal admission applies.
Join us every Wednesday throughout August on a twilight walk (8.30pm - 10.30pm) around the estate and discover these wonderful creatures. See the bats dart and dive and hear their 'silent' nocturnal calls with special detectors.
£20 per person, children 12yrs and under £10. Booking essential
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.
Enjoy these '50 things to do before you're 11 and 3/4' activities at Polesden Lacey (and anywhere else). Have you rolled down a hill, built a den or made friends with a bug? There's plenty of things to explore and try.
Get set, go! There's lots to do this summer at places near you. We've got nature trails to keep the kids entertained and sporty challenges to get your heart racing, peaceful gardens to discover and arts and crafts activities for messy afternoons. Pick up a ‘Get set, go’ activity card when you visit and see what adventure you'll be having this summer.
There's plenty to explore on bright spring mornings in Surrey. Spot the new spring flowers along garden paths and the first shoots of leaves on woodland walks. Build a den or explore the natural play areas at Claremont Landscape Garden, Hatchlands Park and Winkworth Arboretum.