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
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Best Primary Schools in Berkshire

Choosing a Primary School is undoubtedly one of the most important decisions you will make in your child’s early years. The first school a child attends will impact on their education well beyond the age of 11. It will have a bearing on the friends they make and ultimately their own decisions in the future. […]

May 8, 2014 0
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Record Weekend for WtgiB

Where to go in Berkshire is having its best weekend yet! We have experienced record numbers of visitors over the last three days and it’s all due to the snow and our article on Sledding Fun which lists some of our favourite hills for sledging in Berkshire and places to buy a sled or toboggan. […]

January 20, 2013 0
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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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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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Driving Tour of the Thames Valley

The Thames starts near the Cotswolds and enters the North Sea some 346 kilometres away. It has a staggering catchment area of almost 13000 kmĀ². There’s plenty to see and do in the area and it certainly makes for an interesting driving excursion. For activities to keep the kids occupied in the car, see our […]

February 4, 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 […]

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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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