Indoor activities

We will be adding to this over time. If you know of any activities that you would recommend please contact us here. If you run events and would like to advertise in our business directory / events page so that you are listed in this section, please add your listing here


Airhop Trampoline Park,  Guildford GU2 8XW

Bowling at Guildford Spectrum ,GU1 1UP, has 32 bowling lanes, with standing aids to help young children too. They offer off-peak concessions during term-time and can host parties.

Bowling and Laser Quest at the Big Apple,  Woking GU21 6HR


Craggy IslandSlyfield Industrial Estate, Guildford, GU1 1RU. They offer climbing courses & taster sessions and are open from 10am – 10pm weekdays 9:00am -7:30pm Saturdays & 10:00am -6:30pm Sundays

Surrey Summit Climbing, Surrey Sports Park, Guildford, GU2 7AD. Indoor climbing  for 6+ yrs. Includes over 50 changing roped routes of up to 12m high and over 100 boulder ranging from V0 through to V8+,  and an abseil platform. Open: Monday 2-10pm, Tuesday – Friday 10am – 10pm, Sat & Sunday 10am – 6pm. You’ll need to check re opening over bank holidays as it varies.

Garden Centres

Squires, Epsom Road, West Horsley, KT24 6AR. They have a soft play for children under 6 years (£1 donation per child) and hold a small Santa’s Grotto in the run up to Christmas. There is a pet shop and fish shop in the same location. Exploring these are a great way to entertain a toddler for free.

The Vineries garden centre, Lower Road, Effingham, KT24 5JP. Less for kids to do but a great range of indoor and outdoor plants and a cafe. Always fun to run around in and less breakables than some other garden centres.


Ice-skating at Guildford Spectrum. For younger kids ‘Penguins & Snowmen’ to help them learn.

Swimming / leisure pools

Happy kids swimming underwater in pool

Horsley Park De Vere hotel, East Horsley has a members only swimming pool and small gym.

Guildford Spectrum. For younger children there is a Toddler Splash for under 5’s Tues & Thurs 10.45am-12.30pm and Sunday mornings 8.15am-9.30am. There is leisure pool for general swimming, a competition pool & a dive pool.

Surrey Sports park has a 50m pool and offers lane swimming, open swimming & family swimming.

Guildford Lido offers off -season swimming from mid-September to the end of April each year and summer season swimming open to all from the end of April to mid- September. They run 4 Aquathlon events throughout the year which includes a swim and run for adults and kids aged 8-14 years.

Dorking swimming pool at Dorking Leisure Centre, Reigate Road, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1SN. They offer Family Fun Inflatable sessions on Saturday afternoons 2.30-4.30pm (for those over 8 years) as well as other family sessions and lane swimming.

Leatherhead Leisure Centre have a 25m leisure pool and a children’s swim area.