If you are looking for things to do with your children in Surrey and its neighbouring counties this coming weekend, we have a great range of family friendly events to choose from.
Do check the full calendar to plan ahead.
All week. Christmas at Kew has something for everyone at this magical after-dark experience. The one mile sparkling trail winds through the gardens, illuminating trees and buildings. Runs until 1 January 2018. The Christmas Circus at Squire's Shepperton and Christmas Circus at Squire's Badshot Lea run all week.
Magic of Christmas at RHS Wisley runs from Wednesday onwards. Surrey Guild of Craftsmen at Bourneside Gallery are showcasing their work this week, offering visitors an ideal opportunity to buy gifts for friends and family. Christmas Glow at RHS Wisley illuminates Wisley all week with gigantic blooms with magical illuminated flowers.
Gifted in Guildford opens as a pop up shop and is open every day this week except Sunday. Or pick up a trail sheet and enjoy the fresh air if you join the Christmas Children's Trail at Hatchlands Park this week.
Monday. Buggyfit at Polesden Lacey is calling you today! This post natal exercise program aims to help strengthen and stabilise the post pregnancy body, specifically targeting those weaker muscles. Classes vary each week to always keep exercises interesting and fun in the fabulous fresh air and beautiful grounds of Polesden Lacey. Also runs on Thursday.
It's Children's Storytime at Squire's West Horsley today. These are fun interactive sessions for all pre-school children with their parents or guardians. Listen to an animated story read by a member of the Squire's team.
Tuesday. Buggyfit at Denbies runs this morning. Dog's can meet Santa at Squire's Garden Centres this morning, raising money for local charities. Or join a magical woodland work shop and make a Christmas Wreath at Alice Holt Forest, also running today and for the rest of the week. There are also Christmas wreath making workshops running today at Claremont, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.
Thursday. If you are feeling active, Buggyfit at Polesden Lacey is also running today. Join in a classic Christmas tale, have a sing-along and a story with the man himself and receive a small gift.
Or Meet our furry friends at Squire's Badshot Lea today. Learn fun facts from the pet experts. Suitable for all ages, just drop in!
Friday. Join Santa Claus and the Magical Journey at GLive, a charming Christmas treat for little ones.
All weekend. Winter Wonderland at Birworld runs all weekend. A unique walk-through grotto full of magical animated characters, sparkling lights and beautiful decorations. See the reindeer and the impish Birdworld elves at work in their workshops. Other Christmas themed events include Festive Family Fun Weekend at Ashstead Garden Centre and a Georgian Christmas family trail at Claremont.
This weekends festive fun includes the Christmas Circus at Squire's Shepperton, Christmas at Kew, Christmas Circus at Squire's Badshot Lea, A Taste of Christmas at Painshill Park, Father Christmas in the Grotto at Painshill Park, Visit Father Christmas at Morden Hall Park and many more, check the calendar for the full list.
Harvest your own Christmas tree at Hindhead Common this weekend, a fab way to choose exactly which tree you'd like!
Saturday. Special events running today with a Christmas theme also include Ice Skate Camberley opening, , Miller's Ark Living Nativity in Camberley, Santa Specials at The Rural Life as well as Santa on the VC10 at Brooklands Museum.
Make Space at Watts Gallery is for you! From printmaking to painting and sewing to sculpture, families can explore different kinds of materials and making, with a new activity every week.
With snow predicted later in the week we don't know what to expect! Whatever you end up doing, have a great week.