Farnham’s entertainment scene spans exotic birds and wildlife, a diverse arts and culture centre, National League football and one of the largest dry ski slope complexes in the UK.
Entertainment in Farnham
The leading creative and cultural space in the region, Farnham Maltings is a multi-hyphenate venue, working across education and entertainment spanning theatre, dance, pottery, live music, children’s theatre and more. Housed in a converted tannery and brewery dating back to 1750, the town centre complex has a busy programming schedule with an on-site bar and cafe.
Aldershot Town are the leading football club in the region and are currently part of the National League, the fifth tier of the English league system. Founded in 1992, the club plays their home games at the 7,000-capacity Recreation Ground in Aldershot, a short walk across the town centre from our Aldershot hotel.
With three slopes, including one floodlit for evening snowploughs and riding rails until 9 pm, Alpine Snowsports is the leading dry ski slope in the region, open for beginners to experts. As well as the more traditional ski and snowboarding options, you can also jump on a donut or sledge and slide down the slope before getting the tow ride back up. A full range of kit hire and lessons are available, plus snacks and drinks from the on-site cafe.
The UK’s largest bird park, Birdworld is home to over 180 species of birds covering 26 acres of wildlife habitats. As well as a wide array of rare and endangered birds including the Bali starling, Birdworld is also home to the Underwater World aquarium and the Jenny Wren Farm with a small petting zoo and adventure playground, meaning there are loads to see and do. The park is open daily from 10 am and is located around a mile south of the town centre and our Farnham hotel.