Dapdune Wharf (< 1 mile)
With an award winning visitor centre, children's trail and quiz, scenic local walks and ways to extend your day in every direction! Best in summer for the damsels and dragonflies.
Guildford Lido (< 1 mile)
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.
Wild Wood Adventure (< 1 mile)
Wild Wood Adventure
is a treetop adventure for all ages from 5 year up, with all kinds of obstacles and zip wires high in the air to challenge all abilities.
Stoke Park (< 1 mile)
Includes an 18th century walled garden, a boating pond; paddling pool; terrific crazy golf course; a children's play area and more. Playground suitable for 4 to 8 year olds.
Guildford Treasure Trail (< 1 mile)
Guildford Treasure Trail
Get out with the kids for some good old fashioned fun, with a self guided, themed Treasure Trail. Follow the Trail route whilst hunting for the answers to the clues to solve the location of the lost treasure!
Speckys Pirate Ship (< 1 mile)
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!
Guildford Spectrum (< 1 mile)
Enjoy the complete leisure experience here! At one exciting venue there is tenpin bowling, an Olympic sized ice rink, four pools including a leisure pool, a soft play centre, sports arena, athletics stadium and health and fitness suite.
Airhop Trampoline Park (< 1 mile)
Airhop Trampoline Park
Perform awesome stunts and mad slam dunks, be amazing at dodgeball and hit the dizzy heights with every jump, ending up in the foam pit if you like!
Christs College Ski Club (1 miles)
Christs College Ski Club
Winter sports activities for the over 5s, from skiing lessons and open sessions to donutting! Safe, professional and child friendly instructors are there to lend a hand.
Rokers Little Angels Softplay (3 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!
Farncombe Funzone (3 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!
Hatchlands Park (4 miles)
Home of Wizard Wix's Willow Warren, the all natural adventure area for children. Also boasts Europe’s largest collection of keyboard instruments associated with famous composers, and more besides. Tours available.
Pick N Mix Playstore and Go Bananas (5 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!
Pirate Island Adventure Golf (5 miles)
Pirate Island Adventure Golf
Swashbuckling fun for everyone! Treat the family to something different at our 18 hole Adventure Golf course. It’s festooned with obstacles, including a huge pirate ship, lakes, waterfalls, rafts, cannons and even our resident crocodile. Enjoy a bite to eat afterwards at the Hoebridge Cafe Bar and Grill.
Big Apple Woking (6 miles)
Big Apple Woking
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Laser Quest Woking (6 miles)
Laser Quest Woking
A terrific laser tag venue where the kids can chase each other through a futuristic wasteland and battle with laser guns, surrounded by special effects! Plus bowling and indoor play on site too!
The Lightbox (6 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...
Mizens Railway (6 miles)
All aboard for a kid sized retro day out with a number of locomotives, including a few steam engines! This passenger carrying miniature railway with station, depot and picnic area will leave your trainspotters chuffed!
Firing Earth Pottery and Ceramics Centre (7 miles)
Surrey Hills Llamas (7 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.
Basingstoke Canal Visitor Centre (7 miles)
Basingstoke Canal Visitor Centre
Information point and gift shop, tearoom, picnic area, childrens play area and starting point for John Cale Canal cruises and exploring the Basingstoke Canal.
The Wendyhouse (7 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.
The Aldershot Lido (8 miles)
The Aldershot Lido
With its flumes, diving boards and toddler paddling pool it is a great place to exhaust the children, have a picnic and soak up the sun
Alpine Snowsports Centre (8 miles)
Alpine Snowsports Centre
For absolute beginners upwards they have 3 fantastic slopes: the 'Donut Area', 'Learners Hill' and 'The Wall'! Try your hand at skiing, snowboarding or just cruising on an inflatable donut!
Captain Cranleighs Adventure Island (8 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.
Frimley Lodge Park and Miniature Railway (8 miles)
Frimley Lodge Park and Miniature Railway
The main circuit is multi gauge, ground level and caters for 3 and a half, 5 and 7 and a quarter inch gauge. It is approximately 1km long and is used to give rides to the public on the first Sunday of each month between March and November.
Aldershot Military Museum (8 miles)
Aldershot Military Museum
150 years of British army history housed in a Victorian barracks, this museum tells the story of both soldier and civilian since 1854. A great place to bring the family, with some fun interactive activities to enjoy.
Farnborough Bowl (8 miles)
Try Tenpin Bowling at Farnborough Bowl. The 10 Lane Tenpin Bowling Centre is fantastic fun for all ages. Enjoy bowling in the dark with Cosmic Glow lighting (available at various times) - Kids Bowl FREE on Sundays 10 12pm when accompanied by a full paying adult. Under 3's bowl FREE at all times.
Brickfields Country Park (8 miles)
Brickfields Country Park
Reclaimed from the remains of a Victorian brickworks and clay diggings, this country park is less than eight acres in size, making it one of the smallest in the country, but well worth a visit.
MFA Bowl Aldershot (8 miles)
MFA Bowl Aldershot
now has 16 lanes of modern tenpin bowling, a decent sized arcade with amusements and pool tables, plus lane side service from the snack bar! Bring on the British weather: we're happy indoors!
Farnborough Air Sciences Trust (8 miles)
Farnborough Air Sciences Trust
Museum dedicated to aviation heritage and the areas significant contribution to air science and research with interactive exhibitions and a kids corner.
Polesden Lacey (9 miles)
Highlights for kids include period dress up, nature trails, playground, loaner binoculars for the bird hides and a great range of exciting family activities and events on offer during school holidays.
The Jungle at Farnborough Leisure Centre (9 miles)
Painshill Park (9 miles)
An 18th century Georgian landscape with an exciting range of Fun Family and Kids Only events throughout the year. During the school holidays there are adventures and craft workshops for families to enjoy
Little Street Play Centre (9 miles)
Little Street Play Centre
Play Centre based on a scaled down version of a typical town, inspiring children to explore life in the world around them.
Brooklands Museum (9 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 (9 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.
North Downs Way National Trail (9 miles)
North Downs Way National Trail
A 153 mile (246km) National walking Trail offering some of the finest scenery in South East England. Watch ferries cross the channel, discover churches, abbeys and castles, visit beautiful villages and more. A number of circular walks available.
Rural Life Centre (10 miles)
Rural Life Centre
Comprises a large number of implements and devices marking over 150 years of farming. Many aspects of village and rural life are also displayed in realistic individual settings.
Bocketts Farm (10 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!
Stay And Play (10 miles)
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!
Jakes Childrens Indoor Playworld (10 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!
Ceramics Cafe (10 miles)
offers a large and welcoming artistic set up where folk of all ages and abilities can come make a masterpiece or a gift with their own personal touch. Loads of fun!
Great Cockcrow Railway (10 miles)
Great Cockcrow Railway
Take a trip behind one of our 7 1/4 scale steam engines through woods, over bridges, through a tunnel and perhaps even through the Jungle. Watch out for the animals! A choice of two routes, why not do both?
Bowlplex Camberley (10 miles)
Younger kids can use the gutter guards and rolling ramps to give themselves an edge, bigger jobs can enjoy disco Glow Bowling, join a league or take down the arcade by winning everything!
Frensham Great Pond (10 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!.
Fun Tots Soft Play (10 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.
Ignition Racing (10 miles)
Race Car simulation centre with 12 individual racing pods, using professional race simulation software to create simulated racing events for 1 to 12 drivers over the age of 11.
Run-About (10 miles)
Indoor activity centre with 3 level play frame for under 10s plus smaller separate 2 level play frame for toddlers.
Laser Run (10 miles)
Laser Rifle Battle Arena for over 6s to charge about with Laser guns and play zero contact war games. Grown ups can play too so why not team up as a family and win some missions!
Thanks for all the great things to do in Guildford 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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