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Holiday activities for kids: Kids’ clubs and Sandy le Meerkat!

Children’s entertainment

We’ve got a great selection of holiday activities for kids here at Sand le Mere. Our teams are always on hand and leading the way with clubs and entertainment, whether for kids or the young at heart!

Mini Meerkats

With balanceability, sand art, princess party and young explorers, these sessions are great for the younger ones! Plus there’s also an indoor soft play area, toddler swim, science club, chocolate party, arts & crafts and badge making.

Lookout Club

With kwik cricket, t-shirt painting and archery. Plus 5-a-side football, volleyball, badminton, aqua run, water walkerz and snorkelling your kids won’t want to leave after all these adventures.


Packed with teenage style, fun is guaranteed! They’ll love learning survival skills and taking on the pool challenge plus arcade challenge, night vision adventures and walking football!

Sensory Room

A sensory room for children with autism, ADHD and Asperger’s Syndrome. The space is equipped with brightly lit bubble tubes, sensory wall art, a star cloth and changing lights, multi-coloured flooring, bean bags, rollers and gym balls. A second room provides a quiet setting where parents can relax or calm youngsters who become distressed. Booking is required.

Toddler Fun Time

From 4pm, bring your toddler along to our play room and let them burn off some steam (and energy) before bed time. Here they can play with various toys and take part in a host of different activities…

Character breakfasts

Bring your little ones along to one of our popular character breakfasts with Sandy le Meerkat and friends. Charges apply.

Night vision

Using the latest night vision goggles, what will you see and hear? See out over the forest lakes in the evening, where some animals only like coming out at night. 12 years and above. Thursdays & Sundays, £6 per person

Young Explorers

Join our ranger on a journey of exploration and search for hidden treasure’s in the forest. See the animals and hear with sounds of the wilderness.
4-10 years old (parental supervision required, 1 adult per 2 children) Thursday and Sundays, £2 per person



A unique learn to cycle program that combines ergonomic balance bikes with a schedule of fun activities to build confidence, spatial awareness, and dynamic balance skills to help young children cycle without ever needing stabilisers. Balanceability is a free activity for toddlers, available throughout the season.

Pony Rides

Enjoy a gentle pony ride around the playing field for children of all ages. This activity is weather dependant. Pony rides are £4 per ride.

Family Portraits

Our resident professional photographer will bring his mobile studio to Sand le Mere. He will be here to capture memorable and precious moment in print which you will cherish for years to come. Wednesdays & Sundays £8.30 per sitting and includes one picture.

Some activities and facilities have a small charge and may need to be pre-booked. Height and age restrictions may also apply. Children must be supervised by an adult and remain the responsibility of parents / guardians at all times. Activities and facilities will vary depending on the time of year and may differ to those shown. For details please see our terms and conditions.