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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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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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
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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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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Stargazing Live in Berkshire

Professor Brian Cox and Dara O’Briain have spent the last 3 nights showing us the wonders of the sky at night and encouraging astronomers young and old to get out our telescopes or binoculars and try stargazing for ourselves. The final episode broadcast on the BBC last night, but it’s not too late to join […]

January 19, 2012 0
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