Frensham Great Pond (3 miles)
Frensham Great Pond
While not technically a beach at all, as far as manmade inland varieties go it's a sterling effort: vast 13th century lake with sandy beaches, woodland trails and heavy on the natural wildlife, with triple Special status!.
Climping Beach (30 miles)
Shingle beach popular with windsurfers, summer lifeguard cover provided. Quite an isolated beach but connected to the East Beach which holds several awards
West Wittering Beach (30 miles)
West Wittering Beach
Blue Flag awarded beach with lifeguard in summer, a few facilities but a nicely natural feeling area. Blue Flag awarded and great for water sports!
Hayling Island Beach (31 miles)
Hayling Island Beach
Boasts the International Blue Flag, and the Solent Water Quality Award in recognition of its high standards. Good for swimming and water sports, and is also a Site Of Scientific Interest.
Seagrove Bay (37 miles)
Windsurfing, surfing, kayaking and sailing opportunities in safe waters by a shingle and sand shore.
Brighton Beach (40 miles)
Long pebbly beach in a cove with safe shallow swimming and protection and natural windshield. Loads of once things to wander through nearby too including galleries, ice cream parlours and antique shops. Lovely!
Shanklin Beach (44 miles)
A safe and sheltered sandy beach with good waters and spectacular views. Plenty of local facilities and there's a lift to the cliff top where the views are even better.
Seaford Bay (50 miles)
Shingle beach with a few features to explore and good water for swimming with some lifeguard cover.
Birling Gap (54 miles)
Chalk and shingle beach good for rock pools, fossil hunting and safe paddling, very popular with surfers and kite fliers, excellent local walks with loads of butterflies in season.
Hengistbury Head Beach and Reserve (54 miles)
Hengistbury Head Beach and Reserve
Sand and pebble beach with safe swimming and windsurfing away from the cliffs, part of a huge nature reserve great for exploring and wildlife spotting. Area served by land train.
Eastbourne Beach (56 miles)
Sand, shingle and pebble beach with water sports and swimming opportunities. Many local features.
Bournemouth Alum Chine (59 miles)
Bournemouth Alum Chine
Blue and Green Flag awarded sandy beach with very safe swimming, kiddies' paddling pool with play pump and pirate themed adventure playground: yarr!
Thorpe Park (18 miles)
With over 30 thrilling rides, attractions and live events, THORPE PARK Resort is an island like no other and the must visit destination to scream louder, laugh harder and share endless fun!
Chessington World of Adventures (23 miles)
Chessington World of Adventures
With 9 themed lands, over 1000 animal species and a safari themed hotel, Chessington really is Britain's Wildest Adventure with too much to explore in just one day! New: Penguins of Madagascar zone and climb with monkeys in Amazu!
Birdworld (3 miles)
Birdpark and gardens covering 26 acres. Admission includes Underwater World and Jenny Wren Childrens Farm. Special penguin feeding times and animal encounters at the children's farm!
Surrey Hills Llamas (9 miles)
Surrey Hills Llamas
Gentle and friendly llamas will carry your picnic as you lead them through the spectacular North Downs. Llamas are affectionate, intelligent and alert and kids really enjoy their company. For over 8s.
The British Wildlife Centre (33 miles)
The British Wildlife Centre
A peaceful, relaxing place to see and learn about Britain's wonderful wildlife, from tiny harvest mice to magnificent red deer and everything in between! Over forty different native species are displayed in natural surroundings.
Bocketts Farm (20 miles)
Bocketts Farm is a working family farm with animals and 3 play areas, 2 inside and 1 out. Hands-on opportunities with the fluffies and pig racing help pad out the day!
Hobbledown (24 miles)
is home to more than 100 animals and adventure play equipment including towers, tunnels, mazes, a low ropes course, interactive sand play zone and aerial walkways. For the bigger visitors there is the daring Aerial Adventure Course and there is a 14,000 sqft indoor play barn.
Godstone Farm (32 miles)
Lots of friendly farm and pet animals for you to see and some to even stroke or hold. As well as that there's a large indoor playbarn and an enormous adventure playground, plus the new Chicken Run maze!
Surrey Docks Farm (39 miles)
Surrey Docks Farm
A working 2.2 acre city farm in the heart of London with open animal yard, bee room, cafe, working blacksmiths forge and classrooms.
The Lightbox (13 miles)
Whether you're passionate about the arts and history, want activities and fun, or would just like somewhere quiet to relax and think, you'll find it all at The Lightbox, Woking's gallery and museum. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in...
Brooklands Museum (18 miles)
is an understated marvel! With 4D Racing Theatre, Concorde Flight Simulation, a century long timeline of real London Buses and unparalleled collections in the fields of Motoring and Aviation. Very impressive!
London Bus Museum (18 miles)
London Bus Museum
The largest collection of working and historic London buses in the world! Follow the history of travel through a timeline of contemporary London street scenes. Free entry for kids under 5.
Guildford Lido (10 miles)
Heated 1930s lido with paddling pools for the toddlers. The rolling lawns are the ideal location for lazy summer picnics or a great place to relax and unwind with some traditional outdoor family games.
Kingfisher Leisure Centre (26 miles)
Kingston Upon Thames
Kingfisher Leisure Centre
25m luxury swimming pool with a tropical feel, wave machine and beach entry, plus dedicated lane swimming times. Other pool based activities including parent and baby swim, water polo, synchronised swimming and diving.
Richmond Pools in the Park (28 miles)
Richmond Pools in the Park
Both a lido and an indoor main plus teaching pool, with swimming lessons, pool parties and lifeguard courses also available. Some toys and floats permitted too!
Tandridge Leisure Centre (35 miles)
Tandridge Leisure Centre
Superb family destination for a swim in a fun and safe environment. 25m fitness pool and a lagoon pool with wave rides, water cannons and mushroom fountain, plus an inflatable and a 70m slide!
Stay And Play (< 1 mile)
Stay And Play
Multi storey adventure soft play mainframe with all the classic features like racing astra slide and cargo nets clambers, plus mini play zone for the small folk and children's parties on offer too!
Farncombe Funzone (8 miles)
Adventure soft play for under 8s with dedicated play space and features for toddlers, with loads of fun features for all including all the classic sliding, climbing and the wicked Red Ball City!
Rokers Little Angels Softplay (9 miles)
Rokers Little Angels Softplay
Multi level adventure play zone with the classic and contemporary features one expects plus a few surprises like the aerial glide! 1.5m max height. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with children in Surrey!
The Hen House (9 miles)
The Hen House
Great adventure play frame for under 8s with climbing maze and physical features for the olders and a really well equipped zone for the smalls:,Toddler Runway: a lavish role play town for imagination play that under 4s will love!
Speckys Pirate Ship (11 miles)
Speckys Pirate Ship
Jump aboard for a magic adventure on four storeys of soft play including all the classic features plus a sky glide and interactive spooky cave!
Jakes Childrens Indoor Playworld (12 miles)
Jakes Childrens Indoor Playworld
Indoor and (weather dependent) outdoor play areas, with masses of features and toys, giant bouncy castle and play equipment. Plus free wifi, AND a pet's corner!
Pick N Mix Playstore and Go Bananas (13 miles)
Pick N Mix Playstore and Go Bananas
Featuring an inflatable and trampoline play for under 5s, multi level adventure play facility for under 12s, sensory room for babies and children with special needs, plus sporting and swimming opportunities besides!
Captain Cranleighs Adventure Island (14 miles)
Captain Cranleighs Adventure Island
Imaginative multi level adventure soft play for youngsters and also a creche, within a leisure centre with swimming pools. Height restrictions apply: chldren under 1.42m only allowed.
The Wendyhouse (16 miles)
A softplay den is available for under 5s at this children's play and party shop, with classic fun features like slides, tunnels, trampoline and bunch castle plus doll's house, activity table, dress up and train play.
Fun Tots Soft Play (18 miles)
Fun Tots Soft Play
Colourful indoor play area with bouncy castle, ride on toys, tunnels and much more. Suitable for 0 to 5 years. Please note limited opening hours.
Escape Children's Play Centre (19 miles)
Escape Children's Play Centre
Your children can climb through the tunnels and up the cargo nets, slide down the slides and run through the rollers. For under 8s.
Wizzkidz Play Centre (20 miles)
Walton On Thames
Wizzkidz Play Centre
Great indoor adventure soft play cafe with Bouncy Castle, Ball Pit and Ride on Toys, Dressing up box, plus baby facilities. Outside Play available from May to September. Siblings under 1 year get in free! Party packages available.
Piglets - Indoor soft Play (20 miles)
Piglets - Indoor soft Play
Purpose built indoor and outdoor facilities designed for children's play, plus friendly farm animals for the kids to meet. They also have coffee and food. Birthday parties catered for with private hire available.
Crazy Tots Soft Play (21 miles)
Crazy Tots Soft Play
A large soft play area within a leisure centre incorporating a wide range of educational physical play equipment for children aged eight years and under.
Mini Mes Softplay (22 miles)
Mini Mes Softplay
Soft play centre in Sandown Park Sports Club with 4 rooms of fun separated into junior, toddler, sensory and party rooms.
Once Upon A Time Soft Play (25 miles)
Once Upon A Time Soft Play
Homely soft play venue with a large supply of toys for the children to play with, from musical instruments to play pods plus a WowToys area.
Jupiter Jos (25 miles)
Soft Play Centre and CafÃ© with garden area. Open 7 days a week. We have a weekly activity programme and offer a party service so there's never been more ways to have fun here!
Jellybugs (25 miles)
Little visitors aged 7 and under are welcome here, they have a colourful 2 story soft play frame and a new toddler soft play area and bouncy castle.
Adventureland and Youth Gym (27 miles)
Adventureland and Youth Gym
A small, specially designed indoor area for children 6 years and under, with slides, tubes and swing areas to keep children entertained. Swimming and a gym specifically for 11 to 15 year olds also here!
Wacky Warehouse - Air Balloon (27 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Air Balloon
Fantastic soft play structure with aerial runs, cargo nets and astro slides, plus there's a safe toddler area with squishy, squashy features for the small folk. Plus beer garden and great disabled access throughout.
The Arc (31 miles)
Indoor Soft Play for kids of all ages: swing, play, explore all under a magnificent 60 meter dragon!
There's drama, dance and art classes plus a great cafe and bistro serving lunches, meals, drinks and snacks! Free parking, a warm welcome and friendly faces!
Kidspace Croydon (31 miles)
is a magical, award winning indoor adventure park. There's something for everyone, including adults! A fantastic day out for all the family!
Thanks for all the great things to do and Best Beaches near Farnham with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.
Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed
So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Surrey can enjoy the great day out as well.
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