Children's activities

Children can enjoy a range of play activities across the borough.

Playing outdoors

  • Natural trail on Esher Commons
    Designed and built with natural materials from the commons and inviting children to use their imagination and initiative.
    Getting there: Park in Copsem Lane car park, off Copsem Lane, Esher, KT10 9HH. With the car park behind you take the left hand path, go over the left hand plank bridge and follow the left hand fork. Go up the hill 25m and as the area opens up, you will come across a clearing where you will find the start of the trail. 

 For further information, call 01372 474575 or email   

Outdoor family events

Junior Rangers - Survival Skills -  Wednesday 30 May - 10.30am to 1pm 
Learn how to make a fire, enjoy fire baked jacket potatoes and toast marshmallows! Booking essential, spaces are limited. Email the Countryside Team or call 01372 474575 to book.  

Den building - Thursday 31 May - 2.30pm to 4pm
Can you build a den to withstand the elements? Meet at 1.30pm. Copsem Lane car park, Copsem Lane,Meet at 8pm in Horseshoe Clump car park, Portsmouth Road, opposite Blackhills, nearest postcode KT10 9JQ 
Learn more about the local fascinating bats. 

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Playing and learning

  • Elmbridge Museum family fun events
    Hands-on craft workshops to learn about Elmbridge’s local history. Every month, there is a new and exciting aspect of the Museum’s collection for families to explore together. Check the calendar of events.
  • Countryside family events
    Check out the calendar of countryside events for pre-school children and their older siblings. 

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