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Things to do near Midhurst, West Sussex with the kids this summer!

Updated: Aug 1, 2022

The Summer holidays are upon us once again, so what is going on to entertain the little ones this summer? Here are some of our top picks for a day out with the kids!

Summer holiday fun at Amberley Museum

23 July - 29 August 2022

Summer holiday fun at Amberley Museum

Join Amberley Museum for a summer holiday full of activities and crafts. Enjoy rides on the trains and buses, get stuck in with craft activities or explore our family trail, all included in general admission. Visit Website

Banana science for budding scientists

2 August 2022

How much is there to know about bananas? Join Wakehurst Place to find out! This brand-new workshop will get under the skin of one of the world’s favourite fruits.

Extract DNA, take a quiz and discover the truth about the banana family. Visit Website

Teddy Bear’s Picnic - The Bluebell Railway

6 & 7 August 2022

The Bluebell Railway Teddy Bears’ Picnic is the ideal summer holiday day out! Plus, there’s free travel for all children who bring their favourite teddy!

Teddies love adventures, so pack a picnic and a Teddy for a steam train ride. Visit Website

Retro wheels at Amberley Museum

6 - 7 August 2022

Visit Amberley Museum and celebrate the bicycle. See a variety of models displayed across the site, from historic bikes to modern classics like BMX and Choppers. Visit Website

Communications & commercials at Amberley Museum

21 August 2022

Visit Amberley Museum and learn all about how communications have evolved. See a variety of displays and demonstrations from staff and volunteers and learn all about the history and mechanics of communications.

Visitors can also explore a collection of commercial vehicles on display across the museum. Peter, one of our steam locos, and buses will be running all weekend as well. Visit Website

Junior Wetland Rangers

22 July - 4 September 2022

Become a Junior Wetland Ranger this summer! Try interactive challenges to learn what it takes to care for beautiful wetlands and help with WWT’s daily mission to save wetland nature.

All Junior Wetland Ranger challenges are included in the regular admission ticket price, free if you are a WWT member. Visit Website

Summer Holidays – Foam Party

15 August 2022

Jump in to the party because the Aldingbourne Centre are bringing ALL THE FOAM! No need to book just turn up. Visit Website

We hope this blog has inspired you to go out and explore in and around Midhurst with your little ones this summer!

About Us:

The Country Mouse Childrens Nursery is an excellent nursery in Midhurst, 10 minutes from Petworth and 20 minutes from Chichester, with childcare places for 2 months-5 year olds. We can offer your child fabulous fun filled days of activities to help them learn and make lots of new friends. We have a beautiful large garden with brilliant outdoor learning. Please come and see us, our fantastic classrooms and our magical garden!...and our very special staff team.

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