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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The Most Amazing Birthday Parties in Berkshire

You’ve done all the soft play, swimming and cinema parties any sober parent can handle. You’ve had your fill of picnics and pizzas, and the very thought of another bowling party is more than you can bear.  Even pottery parties and laser quest are feeling so last decade. Well lucky you – Berkshire has no shortage of exciting party […]

June 13, 2015 0
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Bisham Open Gardens

Bisham Open Gardens Bisham Berkshire, near Marlow, Bucks Sunday 28th June 2015 12.30pm to 5.30pm Come and enjoy a lovely day out in the picturesque Village and parish of Bisham, Berks, which borders Marlow, Bucks. 8 or more gardens will be open, plus the historic riverside 12th Century All Saints Church, and Bisham Abbey. At […]

June 10, 2015 0
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Roman Silchester Open Day

Updated information for 2015: There is no Open Day this year University of Reading – Roman Silchester Open Days.   The amphitheatre and walls of Roman Silchester are open to visitors all year round. You can follow the wall around for approximately two miles and also take a small detour to the amphitheatre. Silchester is […]

June 30, 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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February 2013 Half Term Activities

Keeping the kids busy in the holidays is no easy task. So, take heart from this extensive list of fun activities in Berkshire including crafts, sport, nature discovery indoors and out. Libraries and museums are always fun whatever the weather and with extra events organised over the half term toddlers, tweens and parents will all […]

January 9, 2013 0
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Half Term Activities

Keep the kids busy this February half term with these fun activities and events at nature reserves, museums, leisure centres and theatres in Berkshire. Whether your children like crafts, discovering animals, drama, bushcraft or puppet shows; whether they’re arty, sporty or budding actors there’s something for all. Saturday 11th Feb Beale Park opens its gates […]

February 9, 2012 1
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A Quick History

Berkshire is one of the country’s oldest counties and is steeped in history. Royal Residence, historic houses, iron age fort, Roman Amphitheatre, museums – plenty to suit history nerds young and old! Windsor Castle Windsor Castle is famous as the official residence of Her Majesty The Queen. The castle is open to visitors throughout the […]

January 25, 2012 0
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Museums in Reading

Reading has three museums close to the town centre. Admission to all is free. Reading Museum is the largest of the three and is located in the Town Hall. It’s fairly easy to find from any town centre car park. Just follow the signposts. It’s quite easy to while away a whole afternoon studying the […]

January 1, 2012 1
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