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20+ Toddler Trips out in Berkshire

There are lots of fun things to do with toddlers in Berkshire. Here are 20+ Toddler Trips out in Berkshire.

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Changing of the Guard in Windsor – This is such a lovely free activity. Click here to find out when the soldiers are marching. Here are our tips for watching the guards. Whilst you’re in Windsor, you could visit a play area too – Bachelors Acre and the Home Park play areas are closest to Windsor Castle and the town. Don’t forget to pop into Daniel Department Store too as they have a great toy section. 

Changing of the Guard

The Look Out in Bracknell is a fun place to explore. The Look Out Discovery Centre put on special toddler days and there is also a fantastic play area outdoors. You could also try den building together here in the forest.

Boat and Slide The Look Out Bracknell Swinley Forest

Take a trip to Donnington Castle near Newbury. Explore the castle grounds and have a picnic. Why not visit Donnington Recreation Ground too.

Donnington Castle Play Area

Click here to discover where the local trampoline parks are, many of which do Toddler / Pre-Schooler sessions.

Trampoline Parks in Berkshire

Visit the Pinewood Centre in Wokingham Without. There are two play areas – one train themed and one adventure play area in the woods. There is a cafe and woodland walk too. Also have a look at the miniature railway which runs on some weekends. 

Pinewood Centre Playground Train

Take a balance bike or scooter to Ascot Heath in Ascot Racecourse. It is a perfect walk for little legs and there is a small play area in the centre as well.

Grandstand view from The Heath Ascot Racecourse

Moss End Garden Village in Warfield is a good place to explore. Here are 10 family-friendly things to do at Moss End Garden Village.

Owl Moss End

Lily Hill Park in Bracknell is a fab free place to explore with little ones. It’s a lovely walk which you can enjoy whilst spotting squirrels and birds and finding the wooden scluptures. You could also stop for a picnic on the giant picnic table!


Fernygrove Farm Shop and Coffee Shop in Warfield. Fernygrove has a brilliant coffee shop, which does excellent food. This is a great place to visit in the warmer months with toddlers and pre-schoolers as there is a play area outside with a sandpit, tractor climbing frame and obstacles plus a pen with chickens and amazing views of fields with Maidenhead in the distance.

Fernygrove Farm Coffee Shop Play Area

Boulters Lock and Ray Mill Island in Maidenhead are both fantastic places to visit as there is plenty to see and explore, with the added bonus that it is all free. Here you will find plenty of opportunities to feed the swans, geese and ducks and there is also a bird aviary and guinea pig enclosure for you to look at. There’s also a great little play area.

Ray Mill Island Play Area

Pottery Painting is a nice quiet, calming activity for children and you can get involved doing your own painting too! Here are a list of places you can go pottery painting in Berkshire.

Pottery Painting 1

Visit a Toddler Friendly Park in Berkshire

Cantley Park Swings

Thatcham Discovery Centre is made up of a series of lakes where you’ll be able to spot plenty of wildlife. There is a designated play area for younger children and a cafe as well. You can read about our visit here.

Discovery Nature Centre Thatcham

The grounds at South Hill Park. There are lovely walks, a nature trail and toddler play area, plus you can also nearby is the Hedgehog Park.

South Hill Park Toddler Play Area

There are some great farms around Berkshire. Click here to discover where they are. Did you know there is also a zoo at BCA

Wellington Country Park

The library is a great place to take young children. It’s a great way to introduce them to books and read stories plus it’s a free activity. Also have a look at your local library online, as they often do sessions (rhyme-time or story time) for toddlers and pre-schoolers which are low cost or free. 

North Ascot Library

Legoland is a fun day out to do with toddlers, especially if you can do during term time when it is a little quiter. Check out the Adult and Pre-Schooler Pass for Legoland. Here are some top-tips for visiting Legoland.

Legoland Windsor

Splash Pads are a great place to visit when the weather’s nice and safe for toddlers to run around in as the water is not deep. You can find our list of splash pads in Berkshire here.

California Country Park in Wokingham has a relatively new play area with plenty for younger children. There is a paddling pool here as well which is open during the warmer months. You can also walk around the lake.

California Country Park

There are some great soft plays centres around Berkshire. Click here for the list. Lakeside Softplay and Juniors Softplay are softplays designed specifically for younger children. Big on Bouncing in Slough both have areas for younger children, if they aren’t confident to explore the larger play frames. 

Role Play Centres are fantastic places for toddlers to explore, learn and develop.  Here is a list role play centres near Berkshire.

Little Street

Go for an Ice Cream here are some places to go for Ice Cream in Berkshire.

Hitcham Dairy Ice Cream

Ockwells Park in Maidenhead is another wonderful park in Berkshire that has lots to offer families. The park is set in 130 acres of public space which is part of the nature reserve. There’s a really good size park here and a circular path around the field next to the park which is buggy friendly and a good walk for toddlers. You can read more here.

Ockwells Park Play Area

At Runnymede Pleasure Grounds you can walk along the River Thames and watch the wildlife and boats, there’s a playground and in the warmer months a bouncy castle and paddling pool. Read more about our visit here.

Feeding the Ducks at Runnymede

Chai Cocoa in Maidenhead has a lovely tree themed play area for children to enjoy whilst you sit with a hot drink! You can find out more on their website here.

Crocus is a cafe at Dorney Court – it serves great cakes and has a lovely little play area in the garden. Click here for their website.

You might also like to look through our lists of Toddler and Preschooler Classes in Berkshire and Playgroups in Berkshire.

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