Have some fun in the sun this summer at these family-friendly activities at National Trust properties across south London, north Kent and north Surrey.

Lots of them are free but if you’re not a member, you’ll need to bear in mind admission charges.

Find out more at nationaltrust.org,uk

Polesdenopoly at Polesden Lacey

Have a go at a giant, outdoor version of Monopoly in which you try to become a millionaire like Polesden’s last owner, Mrs Greville. It costs £5 for a group of up to five players.

Pop-up scandal at Polesden Lacey from 2pm to 4.30pm on August 6, 12, 20 and 27

Playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan was a former Polesden resident and to mark the 200th anniversary of his death, scenes from his play School for Scandal will be performed in the formal gardens. Free.

Bat discovery tour at Polesden Lacey from 8pm on August 8 and 9

Find out about the extraordinary lives of bars – getting up close to the creatures and surveying their habitats on this ranger-led tour. £18 adults. Call 01372 452048.

Surrey Classic Vehicles at Polesden Lacey from 10am to 4.30pm on August 21

Vintage motors will park at the front of the house in a treat for visitors. Free.

Jungle Adventure Camp at Box Hill learning space from 9am to 4pm from August 8 to 12

Children aged seven to 14 can get swinging at Box Hill’s summer camp, which includes wild art and baretech. £45 per child per day. Call 01306878554.

Much Ado About Nothing at Hatchlands Park from 7pm on August 7

Shakespeare’s most popular comedy gets an all-male al fresco production from The Lord Chamberlain’s Men. Tickets cost £16 adults or £8 children. E-mail tic@guildford.gov.uk

Pony Magic at Hatchlands Park from noon to 3.30pm on August 5, 12, 19, 26 and 29

Little ones aged two to 11 can have a go on a horse, with experienced handlers leading three to five minute rides. £3.

The Wizard of Oz at Hatchlands Park from 6pm to 8pm on August 23

Somewhere over the rainbow (Hatchlands Park), Immersion Theatre are performing a summery outdoor panto for all the family. £12 adults and £8 children. E-mail tic@guildford.gov.uk

Have a Go Archery at Hatchlands Park from 11am to 3pm on August 29

Could you be the next Robin Hood? Find out at these safe sessions. £2 for six arrows.

Punch and Judy at Claremont Landscape Garden on August 4, 18, 26 and September 1

The kids will love the traditional puppet story, performed by Professor Flapjacques. £1.50 per child.

Children’s Trail at Claremont Landscape Garden from August 6 to 14

Take the trail around the gardens and learn about carnivals and circuses as part of Carnival Week, which includes plenty of arts and craft activities.

Dormouse Walk at Reigate Hill and Gatton Park, from 10am to 11am on August 14

A thriving colony of usually reclusive dormice live in the Surrey Hills and this is a rare chance to join a ranger to examine their nest boxes. £12. Call 01372 220644.

A Night with the Stars at River Wey and Goldalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf from 8.30pm to 10.30pm

Join the Guildford Astronomical Society to see the stars. The Perseids should be at their most visible. £5.

Plague activities at Ham House until August 31

Find out about the plague, taking part in a trail around the house and getting involves in activities. Free.

The Jungle Book at Morden Hall Park from 11.30am to 1pm from August 5 to 8

Rudyard Kipling’s tales is brought to life in an outdoor performance that will have you on your feet following performers through the rose gardens. £12 adults, £8 children.

Much Ado About Nothing at Morden Hall Park from 7.30pm on August 12

Lord Chamberlain’s Men’s all-male cast bring their production of Shakespeare’s comedy to Morden Hall Park. £17 adults, £8 children. Call 0844 2491895.

Little Camp at Morden Hall Park from noon on August 21 to noon on August 22

Camp out overnight and cook over a camp fire and take part in the 50 things to do before you’re 11 and three-quarters activities. £35 adults and £25 children. Call 020 8545 6850.

Game On sports day at Osterley Park and House from 11am to 4pm on August 14

Will you be inspired by the Olympics to try the different sports and activities on offer, including canoeing, cycling, paddleboarding and yoga?

All Aboard the Good Ship Osterley at Osterley Park and House from 11am to 4pm from August 27 to 29

Learn how to use a compass, sea chart, star chart and sextant at this maritime-themed fun day. £10 adults, £5 children.

Family Wombat Trail at Red House, Bexleyheath

Inspired by the wombat found in the house’s wall painting, wombats have been hidden around the place. Find them all to win a prize. Free.

Winnie the Pooh trail at Chartwell, Westerham, until September 4

Help the lovable bear find all the bees around the garden and woodland of Sir Winston Churchill’s old home. £1.

Winnie the Pooh trail at Emmetts Garden, near Sevenoaks, until September 4

Winnie’s hunting for bees at Emmetts too – can you help him? £1.

Once upon a time there were four little rabbits…at Emmetts Garden at 4.30pm on August 2

Meet Beatrix Potter and hear her tale of Peter and Benjamin in Mr McGregor’s garden. Picnics from 3.30pm. £12 adults, £7 children. Call 0844 249 1895.

Family Mondays at Knole, Sevenoaks, from 11am to 3pm on August 1, 8, 15 and 22

Join in the family craft activities every week through the school holidays. Each week has a different theme, such as crests, crowns, wool and weaving, deer and animal tracks.

Tudor dressing up at Knole, Sevenoaks, from 11am to 3pm on August 12, 13, 19 and 20

Try on some realistic costumes and find out what it would have been like to live or work in the grand house.

Mrs Wolfe’s recipes at Quebec House, Westerham, from 1pm to 4pm on Sundays

Volunteers cook up authentic 18th century recipes, with treats including potato pudding and lemon drops.

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