- Activities for children and young people
- School holiday activities for children and young people
- Family days out
Family days out
Paddling pool, mini golf and tennis at Stoke Park Gardens
5 year olds and older
Come and cool off in our great paddling pool, try your hand at mini golf or challenge your friends to a game of tennis.
Venue: Stoke Park Gardens, Stoke Road, Guildford, GU1 1EZ
Free parking is available at the Guildford College car park on weekends and during the holidays.
Dates: Tennis is available from 8am to 7pm daily
The mini golf hut is staffed daily from 11am to 5pm
(Please note, mini golf will not be open in bad weather).
Contact: Guildford Borough Council Ranger Services
Tel: Ranger hotline: 07880 784 947
Live Farm Animal Display at Guildford's Summer Farmers' Market
All the family
Get up close and personal with our live farm animals and find out more about their lifestyles. Display provided by educational charity Kidsrome of Petersfield, as part of Guildford's Summer Farmers' Markets.
Venue: High Street Guildford, GU1 3AJ, opposite Marks and Spencer
Dates: Tuesday 1 August from 10.30am to 3.30pm
Tuesday 4 September from 10.30am to 3.30pm
Contact: Sue Webber, Guildford Farmers' Market Co-ordinator
Tel: 01483 444401
Join the fun at Spectrum with; roller skating, archery, gymnastics and tennis, as well as soft play, ice skating, swimming and bowling.
Venue: Spectrum Leisure Complex, Parkway, Guildford, GU1 1UP
Dates: Throughout the holidays (contact us for details)
Contact: Guildford Spectrum
Tel: 01483 443322
Web: Guildford Spectrum
Wild Families with Surrey Wildlife Trust
Involve the whole family for fun games, crafts and activities to engage with nature. Free activity pack. Booking essential - £5 per person, babes in arms free.
Venue: Newlands Corner Visitor Centre, Shere, GU4 8SE
Dates: Saturday 12 August from 10am to 12 noon
Contact: Surrey Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01483 663300
Wild Wood Treetop Adventure
6 years to adult
Experience the thrill of negotiating rope bridges, wobbly crossings and zip wires high up between the trees like a modern-day Tarzan.
Venue: Wild Wood Treetop Adventure, top of Lido Road, Stoke Park, Guildford, GU1 1HB
Dates: Available to book February to November, including half terms and school holidays.
Tel: 0844 8800026
Web: Wild Wood Adventure
Summer Bug Trail at Hatchlands Park
All the family
Discover bugs and mini-beasts on a fun trail throughout the parkland and woodland. Don't forget to visit the natural adventure area with its bug hotel. What will you find?Venue: Hatchlands Park, East Clandon, GU4 7RT
Dates: Saturday 22 July to Sunday 3 September, 10am to 5pm
Contact: Hatchlands Park
Tel. 01483 222482
Web: Hatchlands Park
Volunteering - Get Involved!
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
Web: Voluntary Action in South West Surrey
Playrangers: National Playday
All the family
Come and enjoy free activities, such as toasting marshmallows on the firebowl, giant inflatable obstacle courses, face painting, getting active with the Army PT instructors and a BBQ.
Venue: Beech Grove Playground, Pirbright, GU24 0PU
Date: Saturday 5 August
Contact: Guildford Borough Council
Tel: 01483 444769 / 07799 133608
Web: Playrangers page