Fun for the kids in town

With the weather warming up and the kids breaking up for school soon it’s time to start planning some fun things to do this summer. Luckily Petersfield is filled with fun things for all the family! 

We are all about making great summer memories this year. Join us in this journey as we explore all the fun treasures Petersfield has to offer to keep your little ones entertained and engaged.

The Sweet Stop

Stepping into this old-fashioned sweet shop is like entering a time machine to pure sugary bliss. The charming decor and rows upon rows of delectable treats transport you back to a sweeter, simpler time. Head into town and indulge in the candies of yesteryears, from jawbreakers to licorice twists. Why not have take a shopping trip with the kids this summer that will leave them with a smile on their face and a bag full of sweet treasures.

Little Leaf Play Cafe

Step into a world of fun and wonder at the Little Leaf Play Cafe! One of Petersfield best known cafes for a reason. Sit back and watch your little ones imaginations come to life in this awesome home away from home, designed just for them! This award winning cafe is filled with joy, dancing and of course delicious cake for both parents and kids! 

The Petersfield Museum and Art Gallery

Are you ready for an exciting adventure that combines learning and fun? Look no further than the Petersfield Museum, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of our town. This captivating museum offers a treasure trove of experiences for kids, igniting their curiosity and imagination while immersing them in the rich history and culture of Petersfield. Head into town and unlock the doors to the past and unveil the incredible world that awaits young explorers at the Petersfield Museum. Step into a world where history comes alive! The museum’s interactive exhibits provide a hands-on experience that engages children of all ages. From dress-up corners that transport kids to different eras to discovery stations where they can handle artifacts, there’s no shortage of engaging activities that make learning an adventure.

Cycling and Walking

You can read more about the local routes in our “local walking and cycling trails” blog. 

Petersfield has so many wonderful opportunities to get out in nature this summer. With cycle paths and walking trails heading in every direction there is nothing holding you back. Grab the kids and set off whilst the sun is shining and the air is warm.

The Taro

Just a little stroll outside of town is the Taro Leisure center, with their large indoor swimming pools, slides, gyms and multiple different sporting areas there is something for everyone this summer. If you are wanting to tire out your little ones the family swimming session is perfect! Between swimming in the lanes, whirlpool and water slide you can dive in and enjoy their inflatable sessions to tire the little ones out! They have family swimming sessions with waterslides and gallons of fun! They also have a soft play area if splashing isn’t your thing.

The Heath

If you like the idea of getting outside but don’t quite fancy getting wet, The Heath is just as great! This stunning lake, filled with swans, ducks, geese and even terrapins is the perfect spot for a family walk. Enjoy a stroll around the water and woodland and maybe even a cheeky play on all of the climbing frames and swings. Then maybe enjoy a panini and an ice cream at The Plump Duck cafe just by the waters edge! Now the sun is shining the boats are open, jump on and enjoy a row around the water.

Open Air Swimming Pool

Get outside in the sun! The Open Air Pool has re-opened now the weather is warming up so make the most of it while you can. Take a short stroll into town and dive into the family fun. 

Those are just a small suggestions of the things Petersfield has to offer this summer. If you want to see more, head to our website below!

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