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Family Walking in Berkshire

“There’s nothing for kids to do around here”. How many times have we heard this? Once you’ve done the theme parks, bowling and cinema, what’s left? From the North Hampshire Downs in West Berkshire through Swinley Forest to Windsor Great Park in the East. There are so many places to discover and hours of walking, […]

June 11, 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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Reading Climbing Centre

Berkshire may not be the obvious place to learn to rock climb. With it’s lack of height and shortage of mountains, there aren’t any outdoor opportunities. So, it might be a surprise to learn that in the heart of the county there is a thriving community of climbers who regularly climb – indoors! On an […]

April 17, 2014 0
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Donnington Castle

Just north of Newbury, in West Berkshire, is a quiet little spot that is not only a beautiful place to spend the day, but perfect for flying kites and steeped in history. Donnington Castle provides views across Lambourn Valley, including Newbury and its racecourse. Entry to the car park is (currently) free and there is […]

August 11, 2013 0
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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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Best Places to Live in Berkshire

Berkshire has much to offer the young family, with beautiful countryside on the doorstep, commuting distance from London, Swindon, Oxford and within easy reach of Hampshire and Bucks. Also, LEAs boasting some of the best schools and GCSE results in the country. Children in Berkshire will love Legoland and the locality to Thorpe Park and […]

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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, […]

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