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Braywick Nature Reserve

Hidden between the M4 and Maidenhead town centre is the lovely Braywick Nature Reserve and playground. A short walk of the area can be found in Kiddiwalks in Berkshire. It gives a great introduction to the reserve, taking you through all the best the park has to offer. On the map you will see “V” […]

July 20, 2012 0
Climbing Wall, Bracknell's Summer of Fun
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Free and Frugal Summer Activities

With many of us hitting on hard times, the outlook for the summer holidays may look bleak. However, there are so many places in Berkshire offering free activities for children that there really should be enough to keep us all occupied for the whole of July and August! The best places to check out are […]

July 17, 2012 0
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Free Fun at the Fair

The season of country fetes and May Day fayres is fast approaching. As family days out they can be enormous fun but often cost a small fortune. Yet with a little careful planning you can have a recession-proof frugal, or even free, bank holiday and not lose out on any of the fun. Whether you […]

May 2, 2012 0
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Down to the Woods Today

If you go Down to the Woods Today Our regular walk in the woods has been a favourite since we first discovered it a year ago. We were introduced to Mill Pond (not to be confused with its more urban namesake 2.5 miles directly North West) by the book Kiddiwalks in Berkshire. This is a […]

April 24, 2012 0
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Blog Spot

The blog will become a regular feature to introduce you to the wide variety of fun and interesting places there are to visit in Berkshire. Most places we visit are free. Even in the rain, the country parks, nature reserves, woods and hills of Berkshire can be such exciting places. My boys love being outdoors […]

April 24, 2012 0
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Dorney Olympic Rowing Lake

Accomodation Timetable of Events Nearby Attractions Eton Dorney Lake construction work for the London 2012 Olympics is expected to be completed on time and on budget. The venue of the Olympic and Paralympic rowing and flat-water canoeing events near Windsor in Berkshire/Buckinghamshire is expected to attract 30,000 visitors a day. A visit to Dorney Lake […]

February 19, 2012 0
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Dark Skies of Berkshire

Dark evenings and clear skies make this the perfect time of year for stargazing. But, with Berkshire being so close to London and having several large towns of its own, it can be hard to find a good spot that isn’t affected by light pollution. The International Dark Sky Association has named Exmoor as a […]

February 15, 2012 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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Soft Play Centres

Berkshire’s indoor soft play activity centres are great places for family adventures on cold rainy days. Children love sliding into ball pools and bouncing off those padded walls and bouncy castles! Parents can enjoy their share of climbing and chasing – if your kids are past the toddler stage then you may even get a […]

February 7, 2012 0
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