Climbing Wall, Bracknell's Summer of Fun
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Sporty Summer Camps

For those of us Berkshire parents stuck in an office over the summer, holiday clubs are essential. While, for many with the prospect of six weeks organising picnics, swimming trips and days out, the occasional day off is a godsend! However the necessity arises you will want to find childcare that gives your little (or […]

July 14, 2014 0
Morris Dancers
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May Day Fairs in Berkshire

Home of the maypole and morris dancing – what better way to spend the first bank holiday in May than at a quintessential May country fayre in pretty rural Berkshire? Bracknell Wokingham Winkfield Row Crowthorne Henley Bracknell Ben & Holly (Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom) will be located in Princess Square and appearing at various […]

May 3, 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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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
Boys toboggan
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Sledding Fun

Which are the best hills for sledging in Berkshire? Here are some of our favourites: Hyde Lane, opp White Hill, Kingsclere (near Royal Oak Pub); Punt Hill, Maidenhead; Woodford Park, Woodley; South Hill Park, Bracknell; Finchampstead Ridges. Of course, always watch out for trees and follow sledding safety advice. Author: Jonathon Hardcastle writes articles for […]

February 3, 2012 1
Swinley Forest heather
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Replanting Swinley Forest

Last spring, wildfires devastated over 170 hectares of Swinley Forest, causing damage to over 700 hectares of woodland and destroying important areas of habitat for local wildlife, including rare birds. Over the next few days hundreds of people, including foresters from the New Forest, members of Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service and local volunteers […]

January 13, 2012 1
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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 […]

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