Best Surrey August Bank Holiday Family Activities

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Best Surrey August Bank Holiday Family Activities

You’ve made it to the end of the Summer holidays in one piece, well done you. There may have been a bit of hair pulling, eye rolling and tantrums along the way (from the kids and the adults we’re sure) but you did it!

And your reward? A bank holiday to get some final quality time in with the muchkins before they are shipped back to school.

If your activities list is all but used up and looking a little worse for wear, don’t panic, we have you sorted with 10 fantastic activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Dorking Family Fun Day

Dorking Family Fun Day - Best Surrey August Bank Holiday Family Activities

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Dorking Family Fun Day

Meadowbank Park, Dorking RH4 1ET
Saturday August 28th, 2021 11:00am - 4:00pm

Fair rides and attractions? Check!

Market stalls and street traders? Check!

Entertainment and fun for the whole family? Double check!

This Saturday, Meadowbank Park will host Dorking’s summer family fun day event. Benson’s Funfair will offer a multitude of rides and attractions while local market stalls and street traders from across the Surrey Hills will be offering a selection of locally sourced artisan products. Alongside this,  a range of entertainment will be at the event as well as an ice cream vendor.

Saturday with the family is sorted.

Brooklands Museum Aircraft Fly-In

Brooklands Museum Aircraft Fly-In - Best Surrey August Bank Holiday Family Activities

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Brooklands Museum Aircraft Fly-In

Brooklands Drive, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 0SL
Monday August 30th, 2021 10:00am - 5:00pm

The Brooklands Museum in Surrey is the perfect place for any plan mad kids and adults alike. And if you head here on Monday, August 30th, you’ll get to enjoy their Aircraft Fly-In!

Listen out for the tannoy announcements on the Museum site for landing and take-off times.

The Fly-in is subject to weather at Brooklands and at the take-off locations so keep an eye on their website for the latest updates.

Visit Mayfield Lavender Farm

Visit Mayfield Lavender Farm - Best Surrey August Bank Holiday Family Activities

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Visit Mayfield Lavender Farm

1 Carshalton Rd, Banstead SM7 3JA
Open 7 days a week 9am to 6pm (Last entry for cars is 5.45pm).

This weekend is your last chance to visit the Mayfield Lavender Farm for 2021!

The 25 acre lavender farm with café and shop is located in Banstead (Woodmansterne), Surrey. Here you can wander through a sea of beautiful organic lavender, get a classic English afternoon tea with scones and enjoy the serenity.

Need to keep the kids occupied? They can become a Bee Buddy at Mayfield and join the Bee Buddy Trail to learn about the secret world of bees through facts, jokes and activities. they’ll collect the letters from each of the 13 signs on the field to unlock the hidden word then be rewarded with a badge for their efforts! Just ask at the shop when you arrive to get started.

Entry is £4 per person but it’s FREE for children 16 years and under. It’s even dog friendly so your furry children can come along for the day too.

 

 

Fairy Tale Treasure Hunt at Gatton Park

Fairy Tale Treasure Hunt at Gatton Park - Best Surrey August Bank Holiday Family Activities

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Fairy Tale Treasure Hunt at Gatton Park

Gatton Park, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 0TW
Monday August 30th, 2021 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Join characters from well-known fairy tales and follow their clues in a treasure hunt around the magical grounds of Gatton Park. Ideal for families and younger children – the route through the park will be about a mile and a half and is easy for pushchairs.

Takeaway refreshments are available but why not make a day of it and bring a picnic?

Booking is essential so head to their website to choose your arrival time.

Price: £5.00 per adult and £3.00 per child

Oak Rewind Family Summer Party

Oak Rewind Family Summer Party - Best Surrey August Bank Holiday Family Activities

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Oak Rewind Family Summer Party

The Royal Oak, 59 The Street, Wrecclesham, GU104QS Farnham
Sunday August 29th, 2021 2:00pm - 10:30pm

Nothing beats a family-friendly boogie and bite to eat.

Lucky for you, the Oak Rewind family Summer party has been moved to Sunday 29th August. Head down to the family-owned village pub to enjoy live music in the garden and delicious BBQ eats!

Epsom Downs Racecourse Family Fun Day

Epsom Downs Racecourse Family Fun Day - Best Surrey August Bank Holiday Family Activities

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Epsom Downs Racecourse Family Fun Day

Epsom Downs Racecourse Epsom KT18 5LQ
Monday August 30th, 2021 11.30am - 5.30pm

Enjoy an afternoon of fantastic live racing action combined with free entertainment for the little ones away from the track. All the entertainment on the day for the children is FREE of charge and includes:

  • Crocodile Encounters
  • Face painters
  • Bungee trampoline
  • Mobile climbing wall
  • Snappy Dragon
  • Wild West Adventure
  • Football Darts
  • Balloon Modeller
  • Pony Rides
  • Carousel
  • Mascot Race

Plus, kids are encouraged to dress up and get into the spirit of the day!

Hampton Court Palace Food Festival

Hampton Court Palace Food Festival - Best Surrey August Bank Holiday Family Activities

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Hampton Court Palace Food Festival

Hampton Court Palace, Molesey, East Molesey KT8 9AU.
Saturday August 28th - Monday August 30th 10:00am - 6:00pm each day

Head to the magnificent Hampton Court Palace, home of Henry VIII over the August bank holiday weekend to Feast on delicious street food, sip on cocktails and pick up tasty treats from a hand-picked selection of artisan producers.

Plus explore the gardens and maze, enjoy live music, kids’ entertainment and more. It’s the perfect day out this summer…

Prices: Adults £25.30 / Over 65s: £20.20 Children 5-15 years £12.60 Under 5s go free

We hope you find something wonderful for your whole family this long weekend and if you head to any of the above, make sure to take a snap and tag us in it on Instagram and Facebook @gosurreyuk

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