Polesden Lacey Family Events Sept /Oct 2013

Polesden Lacey have some family events scheduled for September and October 2013

Polesden Lacey Easter Egg Explorers

Polesden Lacey in September

Bug Hunt

Daily throughout September 11am – 4pm

There are some very lucky bugs who have made their home in the house at Polesden. Discover our secret lodgers, and how they live life in style beneath the carpets and coving!
Normal admission, plus £1 to follow the trail and look under the microscope!

Family Volunteering

Every Sunday from 11am

Join us for a Sunday of family activity to help keep our lovely grounds in order, including scrub bashing and bug hunting. Please call 01372 452048 to register your interest.

Heritage Weekend – Polesden Open Day

Saturday 14 September

House open to the public for free as part of National Heritage Week.
Dorking & District Radio Society will be setting up their aerials in the ground, transmitting and receiving to other enthusiasts around the world. A great opportunity to find out more about this fascinating hobby and have a go yourself.


Surrey Hills Challenge

Saturday 12 October

Walking reveals secrets of the Surrey Hills that can only be discovered on foot. A range of different length circular walks in this beautiful countryside will be available all starting from Polesden.
Register in advance by calling 01372 452048: £15 per walker, or £10 per family for the short

family walk (including children under 16) . Runners also welcome to take part

Behind the Scenes Family Tours

Sat 12, Sun 13, Sat 26 and Sun 27 Oct 11.30am

A rare chance to catch a glimpse below stairs, in these guided tours of the kitchens, and servants

rooms. Tours nclude rooms in the basement and last 45min-1 hour.

Normal admission applies

Woodland Skills Workshop

Sunday 13 October

Drop in and learn a new skill with Andy and the Ranger team. Whittling, hurdle making and using a pole lathe
Normal admission applies.

Children’s Photography Workshops

Wednesday 30 October

2 sessions each day: morning: 11am-12.30pm for ages 6-10 yrs

Afternoon: 2-3.30pm for ages 10 – 16yrs

Shutterbugs will show you how to take amazing shots using just your camera and your imagination!

£15. Please contact: suzie@shutterbugkids.co.uk

Halloween Spooks & Stories

Saturday 26 October – Sunday 3 November 2013

Scary ghost stories in our wild woods!

Normal admission, plus £2 per child

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