Family days out

Our Wonderful World! Free activity morning at Guildford Cathedral
All ages

Drop into the Nave for a morning of free crafty fun, a treasure hunt and exploration of this beautiful building. Bring a picnic. Free parking. Pushchairs welcome. Shop, café, exhibitions and Treasury open.
Venue: Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill, Guildford, GU2 7UP
Date: Wednesday 25 July
Prices: Free. Donations welcome
Contact: Guildford Cathedral
Phone: 01483 547880
Email: louise@guildford-cathedral.org
Web: Guildford Cathedral


 

Threads through Revelation! Free activity morning at Guildford Cathedral
All ages

To coincide with our textile exhibition, drop into the Nave for a morning of free crafty fun, a treasure hunt and exploration of this beautiful building. Free parking, pushchairs welcome, shop and cafe open.
Venue: Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill, Guildford, GU2 7UP
Date: Wednesday 29 August
Prices: Free. Donations welcome
Contact: Guildford Cathedral
Phone: 01483 547880
Email: louise@guildford-cathedral.org
Web: Guildford Cathedral


 

Musical adventures at Hatchlands Park
3+ years

Explore the parkland with this musical trail. Spot the instruments along the way, make your own music and see how many different sounds you can hear.
Venue: Hatchlands Park, East Clandon, GU4 7RT
Dates: Saturday 21 July to Sunday 2 September, 10am to 5pm
Price: Normal admission price applies
Contact: Hatchlands Park
Tel: 01483 222482
Email: hatchlands@nationaltrust.org.uk
Web: Hatchlands Park


 

Jo Jingles Teddy Bears' Picnic
1 to 7 year olds

Bring your favourite Teddy Bear to our musical Teddy Bears' Picnic. Lots of teddy and picnic themed songs and activities to enjoy with Jo Jingles. Snack, drink, craft, and going-home present included in price. Pre booking essential.
Venue: Farncombe C of E Infant School, Grays Road, Farncombe, GU7 3LT
Date: Saturday 25 August, 3pm to 4.30pm
Price: £10 per child. Babies under 12 months old £6.
Contact: Jo Jingles
Tel: 07789 815755
Email: wendyjojingles@hotmail.com
Web: Jo Jingles


 

Summer fun at Claremont Landscape Garden
Any age

Join us for some fun activities taking place at Claremont this summer:
Amphibian trail: 23 July to 3 August, 10am to 5pm
Classic Storytelling: 25 July, 8 August, 22 August: 1.30pm to 2.30pm
Animal Craft Workshop: 6 to 10 August, 11am to 1pm
Mammal trail: 4 to 17 August, 10am to 5pm
Creepy Crawly Fantastic Beasts trail: 18 August to 2 September, 10am to 5pm
Venue: Claremont Landscape Garden, Portsmouth Road, Esher, KT10 9JG
Prices: 50p to £3 (plus normal admission prices)
Contact: Claremont Landscape Garden
Tel: 01372 467806
Email: claremont@nationaltrust.org.uk
Web: Claremont Landscape Garden


 

Summer fun at Winkworth Arboretum
Any age

Lots of fun activities taking place at Winkworth this summer:
Winkworth World-wide Week trail: 21 to 29 July, 10am to 5pm
World Crafts: 27 to 29 July, 11am to 1pm
Teddy Bears' Picnic and Storytelling: 6, 13, 20, 27 August, 1.30pm to 2.30pm
Sensory Week trail: 6 to 12 August, 10am to 5pm
Minibeast trail: 13 to 19 August, 10am to 5pm
50 Things Week trail: 20 to 26 August, 10am to 5pm
Community Week trail: 27 August to 2 September, 10am to 5pm
Venue: Winkworth Arboretum, Hascombe Road, Godalming, GU8 4AD
Prices: 50p to £3 (plus normal admission prices)
Contact: Winkworth Arboretum
Tel: 01483 208477
Email: winkwortharboretum@naionaltrust.org.uk
Web: Winkworth Arboretum


 

Heritage Explorer Trail
All ages

Be a heritage explorer for the day and try out our family trail. The trail will introduce you to the museum and the castle. See if you can discover the oldest tree in the castle grounds.
Venue: Pick up your trail from either Guildford Museum (Castle Arch, Quarry Street, Guildford GU1 3SX) or Guildford Castle (Castle Street, Guildford GU1 3SX)
Dates: Throughout the holidays from 11am to 4pm
Price: Free
Contact: Heritage Services, Guildford Borough Council
Tel: 01483 444751
Email: heritageservices@guildford.gov.uk


 

Wild Families at Newlands Corner
All ages

A fun session for the whole family. Join us for games, crafts and activities to engage with nature. Babes in arms - free.
Venue: Meet at Visitor Centre, Newlands Corner, Shere Road, Guildford GU4 8SE
Date: Saturday 11 August
Price: £5 per person
Contact: Victoria Pinder
Tel: 01483 663300
Email: outreach@surreywt.org.uk
Web: www.surreywildlifetrust.co.uk/whatson


 

Wild Wood Adventure
6 year olds and over

Have fun on the Wild Wood zipwire, high ropes and team building course in Guildford, Surrey, with all kinds of obstacles, zipwires and a freefall descender. Please note that 6 to 13 year olds require adult supervision on the course.
Venue: Wild Wood Adventure, Stoke Park, Guildford
Dates: Saturday 26 May to Monday 4 June
Prices: From £17.50
Contact: Wild Wood Adventure
Web: Wild Wood Adventure


 

Gym Jams baby and toddler soft play
0 to 3 year olds

A traditional-style soft play, suitable for babies and  toddlers. Little ones can explore at their own pace, learning to crawl, toddle and climb under and over the equipment.
Venue: Normandy Village Hall, Manor Fruit Farm, Glaziers Lane, Normandy, GU3 2DT
Dates: three sessions every Wednesday and Friday
Prices: £3.50 to £4.50
Contact: Jon Pick, Gym Jams
Tel: 07836250099
Email: info@gym-jams.co.uk
Web: Gym Jams


 

Guildford Spectrum
All ages

Join the fun at Spectrum with; roller disco fun, archery, inflatables and Junior Fast Track Fitness, as well as soft play, swimming and bowling.
Venue: Spectrum Leisure Complex, Parkway, Guildford, GU1 1UP
Dates: Throughout the holidays (contact Guildford Spectrum for details)
Contact: Guildford Spectrum
Tel: 01483 443322
Web: Guildford Spectrum


 

Volunteering - Get Involved!
All ages      

Voluntary Action South West Surrey is inviting young Guildford residents to find out more about volunteering. Find out about their exciting new Time Bank initiative, giving you the chance to earn time credits through volunteering.
Venue: Voluntary Action South West Surrey, 39 Castle Street, Guildford, GU1 3UQ
Contact: Voluntary Action South West Surrey
Tel: 01483 565456
Email: k.brown@vasws.org.uk
Web: Voluntary Action South West Surrey