Donnington Castle, West Berkshire
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Free Activities for Summer 2015 in Berkshire

During these times of austerity, recreational activities can be the first part of the family budget to take a hit. While it seems that most of Berkshire is spending long hot summer days roller-coastings at Legoland and swimming-the-rapids at Coral Reef, the outlook for some can feel bleak. Without the funds for theme parks and […]

July 24, 2015 0
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Grays Farm Opens For Summer

It’s that time again. East Berkshire commuters, who make that regular trip down Wokingham’s Heathland Road, will have noticed the seven foot strawberry is back… and we all know what that means… Grays Farm is open for strawberry picking! Strawberries, rhubarb, broad beans, spinach and carrots are all in season at the moment, with the […]

June 11, 2015 0
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Splash Pools and Water Parks

Summer is here!  As the mercury rises, what better way to spend the day than having a paddle or just sitting back while the kids splash around in the water?  Berkshire has so many outdoor paddling pools and even open air swimming pools, you’ll find it hard to choose! Services range from totally free, including […]

June 2, 2015 0
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Family Walking in Berkshire

“There’s nothing for kids to do around here”. How many times have we heard this? Once you’ve done the theme parks, bowling and cinema, what’s left? From the North Hampshire Downs in West Berkshire through Swinley Forest to Windsor Great Park in the East. There are so many places to discover and hours of walking, […]

June 11, 2014 0
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Donnington Castle

Just north of Newbury, in West Berkshire, is a quiet little spot that is not only a beautiful place to spend the day, but perfect for flying kites and steeped in history. Donnington Castle provides views across Lambourn Valley, including Newbury and its racecourse. Entry to the car park is (currently) free and there is […]

August 11, 2013 0
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Best Places to Live in Berkshire

Berkshire has much to offer the young family, with beautiful countryside on the doorstep, commuting distance from London, Swindon, Oxford and within easy reach of Hampshire and Bucks. Also, LEAs boasting some of the best schools and GCSE results in the country. Children in Berkshire will love Legoland and the locality to Thorpe Park and […]

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