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Berkshire’s own Rainforest

The Living Rainforest in Thatcham, has to be one of the county’s most exciting attractions! In the heart of Berkshire lies 700 acres of rainforest waiting to be discovered. Lizards, birds, monkeys, a crocodile, butterflies and snakes all roam free in their own natural habitat (OK, so maybe the crocodile and snakes don’t roam free!) […]

January 6, 2012 4
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Libraries in Berkshire

Libraries are sweetshops for the mind! However, with an increasing number of distractions it can be difficult to interest children in reading. Yet a National Literacy Trust study showed that regular library users become better readers. Libraries are committed to encouraging children to read and a library visit will always be a worthwhile experience. Council […]

January 6, 2012 1
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Country Parks and Nature Reserves

Berkshire is dotted with many Nature Reserves and Country Parks, not only in rural areas but nestled in the most unexpected places, such as Jubilee River, between Slough and Maidenhead, or Swinley Forest which virtually surrounds Bracknell. Our county is a uniquely picturesque place with many beautiful areas ripe for exploring, from The North Wessex […]

January 6, 2012 9
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Berkshire Councils

Berkshire is served by seven councils. Contact details are listed below. The link will take you to their home page, where you can navigate to information about local facilities, services, school admissions, libraries etc Bracknell Bracknell Forest Borough Council, Time Square, Market Street, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1JD 01344 352000 customer.services@bracknell-forest.gov.uk Newbury West Berkshire District Council, […]

January 6, 2012 1
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WtgiB is on Facebook!

Where to go in Berkshire now has its own Facebook page! Like the page now so you’re always ahead of the game when it comes to Theme Park offers and news of local events.

January 6, 2012 0
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Walking to Keep Fit

Getting fit, and staying healthy, doesn’t have to be hard. There is an easy way to do it. Almost anyone can do it, it fits into any schedule, and it can be done alone or with a partner. It isn’t a miracle cure, but at times it sure seems like it. Once you start walking […]

January 5, 2012 0
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Cheap Family Fun

Cheap Holiday Fun for Your Family Never mind the weather, instead of pulling your hair out at the state of the awful weather, or the fact your wallet is really hurting in this horrible climate, financial or climatic. Here are 5 differing solutions for a family day out, so in fact you can add your […]

January 5, 2012 2
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Swimming Pool Listings

Swimming pools in Berkshire are often quiet on a rainy day, especially as most people prefer to swim in the summer. Lots of places charge an entry fee for an unlimited time period, so offer excellent value. We’ve been known to stay 3 hours or more! Bracknell Bracknell Leisure Centre, Bagshot Road, Bracknell. 01344 454203 […]

January 1, 2012 4
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Swinley Forest

Swinley Forest, near Bracknell, is the perfect place to start your adventure. Mountain bikes are available for hire, if you don’t have your own. There are several miles of mountain bike trails and nice straight paths for more leisurely cycling. The forest is also the home of Go Ape where, if you’re brave enough, and […]

January 1, 2012 5
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