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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Where to Stay in Berkshire

Welcome. Bienvenue. Powitanie. Willkommen. Bienvenida. Velkommen… In any given month WtgiB receives thousands of visits from readers in over 40 countries. If you are visiting WtgiB with a view to travelling here to Berkshire then I know you will receive as warm a welcome in the UK as you do on our website. Whether you […]

June 23, 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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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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Reading Climbing Centre

Berkshire may not be the obvious place to learn to rock climb. With it’s lack of height and shortage of mountains, there aren’t any outdoor opportunities. So, it might be a surprise to learn that in the heart of the county there is a thriving community of climbers who regularly climb – indoors! On an […]

April 17, 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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Holiday Clubs for February Half Term

Working parents in Berkshire know how difficult childcare can be to arrange. There are so many different types of holidays clubs, sports camps and drama courses to choose from this Feb 2013 half term. How do you know which suits your children the best? The only way to find out is to try them. Word […]

January 23, 2013 0
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Lookout Discovery Centre

PLEASE NOTE: The Lookout is closed for maintenance 14 – 18 January 2013 Nestled in the edge of Swinley Forest on the outskirts of Bracknell is possibly the best indoor day out in Berkshire. Toddlers, teenagers and Science Geeks alike will love The Lookout Discovery Centre. The log cabin look of the building is deceptively […]

January 8, 2013 0
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