Hollycombe (3 miles)
Hollycombe gives you the fun of the fair and much more with Steam Powered Edwardian fairground rides, railways, traction engines, farm and more with Listed woodland gardens alongside.
Often described as a favourite three generation visit - grandparents, parents and children can all have fun!
Frensham Great Pond (7 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.
Rural Life Centre (8 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.
South Downs National Park (8 miles)
South Downs National Park
Vast landscape welcoming family rambles, bike rides and exploration, plus for the more adventurous, there are paragliding, hang-gliding, golf, zorbing, mountain-boarding and a range of water sports available.
Go Ape Alice Holt (8 miles)
Go Ape Alice Holt
The UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Award winning outdoor adventure activities. Families and friends can enjoy a day out like no other. Fly down zip wires, leap off Tarzan Swings and tackle obstacles whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.
Alice Holt Forest Woodland Park (8 miles)
Alice Holt Forest Woodland Park
There's so much to do! You can walk, cycle, play or just have a picnic in these lovely woods. Experience life in the trees with Go Ape, take a relaxing break in our cafe and finish your visit with a quiet stroll in one of the more remote parts of the forest.
Go Ape Tree Top Junior (8 miles)
Go Ape Tree Top Junior
A fun filled experience of canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles for all to enjoy. You'll take on crossings over trails and finish with an awesome zip wire.
Firing Earth Pottery and Ceramics Centre (9 miles)
Birdworld (9 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!
Paint Pots and Parties (9 miles)
Paint Pots and Parties
is a paint your own pottery studio for the whole family. We supply everything you need, from pottery to paints to ideas and inspiration. Suitable for all ages and abilities, you don’t need to be an artist, you just need to enjoy yourself!
Farncombe Funzone (9 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!
North Downs Way National Trail (10 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.
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!
Fishers Farm Park (10 miles)
Fishers Farm Park
Officially announced this year as one of the ‘Best Farm Attractions in the UK’, Fishers Adventure Farm Park offers visitors the ultimate family adventure! With Animals, Rides, Theatre Shows and more: and all included in your admission price!
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!
Taro Leisure Centre (10 miles)
Taro Leisure Centre
Leisure centre offering activities for all ages, from babes to grandparents! A number of pools to enjoy, including one for toddlers, plus loads of fun activities for everyone. They have a great soft play zone too!
Archies Launch Pad (10 miles)
Archies Launch Pad
Huge multi level outer space themed adventure play frame which features all the classic fun features one expects and a few spacey surprises. Dedicated toddler zone.
Captain Cranleighs Adventure Island (11 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 Aldershot Lido (11 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
Brickfields Country Park (11 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.
Petersfield Pool (11 miles)
Outdoor heated pool with toddler pool and good disabled access features. Separate toddler paddling available in summer too.
Farnborough Bowl (12 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.
South Downs Light Railway (12 miles)
South Downs Light Railway
is a miniature railway where real steam engines pull trains with sit-in carriages. In the waiting room teddy bears sit ready to be taken on a train ride. On the journey you’ll see Snow White and other favourite children’s characters. Each journey takes about 7 minutes running every 15 minutes.
MFA Bowl Aldershot (12 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!
Guildford Treasure Trail (12 miles)
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!
Bignor Roman Villa (12 miles)
Bignor Roman Villa
The remains of a Roman villa, set in the centre of South Downs National Park. Home to some of the best preserved mosaics in England.
Weald and Downland Open Air Museum (12 miles)
Weald and Downland Open Air Museum
The open air museum covers 50 acres, with nearly 50 original historic buildings dating from the 13th to 19th centuries, along with gardens, farm animals, walks and a lake. These help the museum bring to life the homes, farmsteads and rural industries of the last 500 years. Special children's activities...
Alpine Snowsports Centre (12 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!
Curtis Museum (12 miles)
Family friendly museum that has plenty to engage the kids, and is free to visit! Trails to follow, costumes to dress up in, plus loads to see in the displays. Great programme of family activities throughout the year.
Dapdune Wharf (13 miles)
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.
Airhop Trampoline Park (13 miles)
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!
Alton Sports Centre (13 miles)
Alton Sports Centre
Sports Centre with a 25m main pool, 12.5m teaching pool and a 9m diving pool including a 34 metre flume and 3 storey soft play facility for children aged up to 8 years.
Stoke Park (13 miles)
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.
Surrey Hills Llamas (13 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.
Guildford Lido (13 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.
Wild Wood Adventure (13 miles)
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.
Aldershot Military Museum (13 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.
Speckys Pirate Ship (13 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!
Guildford Spectrum (13 miles)
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.
Christs College Ski Club (13 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 (13 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!
Farnborough Air Sciences Trust (14 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.
Basingstoke Canal Visitor Centre (14 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.
Ignition Racing (14 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 (14 miles)
Indoor activity centre with 3 level play frame for under 10s plus smaller separate 2 level play frame for toddlers.
Laser Run (14 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!
Amberley Working Museum (15 miles)
Amberley Working Museum
Open air museum dedicated to industrial heritage, with a wide range of excellent exhibits, resident traditional crafts persons such as a blacksmith and potter, nature trails, plus an activity backpack for the kids. Something for all ages to enjoy!
The Jungle at Farnborough Leisure Centre (15 miles)
Clandon Park (15 miles)
A fairly rare Palladian mansion open to tours with a breathtaking Marble Hall, also boasting within the grounds the only historic Maori meeting house in the UK. The natural play area and children's trails inside and out help keep kids' attention.
Frimley Lodge Park and Miniature Railway (15 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.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Haslemere 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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