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If you’re visiting Lapland UK this year you might be wondering what else you can do and see and where you can eat in the area. We have recommended some places to explore in Ascot, Bagshot, Bracknell, Windlesham and Windsor so that you can get even more out of your festive adventure!
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Christmas Lights Near Lapland UK
There are two lovely local light displays which aren’t far from Lapland UK.
There is a fantastic display of Christmas Lights at a house on Longhill Road which are just up the road from Lapland UK, click the link for more details and The Kingfisher Chase lights are in Jennett’s Park, Bracknell click here for more details. Both of these light displays are raising money for charity.
Attractions and Parks Down the Road from Lapland UK
The Look Out – The Look Out can be found in Swinley Forest in Bracknell. Here you will find the Discovery Centre, Go Ape and many more outdoor activities as well as a play area. Read about our 10 Things to Do at the Look Out here.
Coral Reef Waterworld – One of Bracknell’s most popular attractions with several giant water slides, leisure pool and giant pirate ship. To book tickets visit their website.
South Hill Park and The Hedgehog Park – South Hill Park in Bracknell is a lovely place to explore with the family. Take a walk around the grounds, walk the nature trail, or play in the Hedgehog and South Hill Road play parks .
Lily Hill Park in Bracknell is a great place to go for a walk – the park is made up of woodland areas, open spaces and ponds plus there are some sculptures to spot as well. There is usually a catering van parked in the car park for refreshments. Read about our walk here.
Savernake Park – Take a stroll around Savernake Park in Bracknell Forest – the paths around the lake are flat so perfect for little legs and buggies. There are also two play areas here as well. Read about our visit here.
Westmorlands Park – This park can be found in Warfield and is home to large playing fields, tennis courts, a nature trail through Hayley Green Woods and a play area. Read more here.
Locks Ride Recreation Ground is a nice little park with a sandpit and play equipment (including a zip line). There are open spaces to play cricket and football too. Click here to find out more.
Jubilee Recreation Ground in Ascot has a lovely play area, a multi-use surface with football goals, a large football field and a natural BMX track. Read more here.
King George V Recreation Ground – This is a popular play park in Winkfield Row. Read more about our visit here.
Lavendar Park Golf Centre is just over the road from Lapland UK. They have a 9-hole golf course, driving range, sbooker tables and a sports bar. You can visit the website here for further details.
The Royal Foresters is just a couple of minutes away from Lapland UK and a great place to stop for a meal (they have a kids menu). They also have rooms if you are looking for accommodation. Visit the website to book.
Ascot Racecourse – Another key landmark in the local area is of course Ascot Racecourse, but you don’t just have to visit to watch the horse racing, there is also a lovely quiet walk to be had around the heath there, with a little play area to be found in the middle.
Attractions and Parks Within 5 Miles of Lapland UK
Victory Field Recreation Ground in Sunninghill has tennis courts, a multi-court for ball games, skateboard park, football pitch and open field plus outdoor gym equipment. There is also a play area. Read more here.
Moss End Garden Village – Click here to read about 10 family friendly things to do at Moss End Garden Village.
GolfPlex in Binfield has an ad
venture golf course with three different zones. They also have a driving range, footgolf and a cafe on site. Visit their website here to book.
Longacres Garden Centre in Bagshot is a wonderful place to spend a few hours, especially at Christmas as their festive displays are incredible! Visit their website here.
The Lexicon in Bracknell is the perfect place to shop, dine and socialise. They have many of the standard high street shops and plenty of family-friendly restaurant chains. They also have seasonal events taking place throughout the year. Read more about The Lexicon here.
Bowling, Bracknell – Hollywood Bowl is in Bracknell (near the Lexicon) if you are looking for bowling, food and drink after visiting Lapland UK.
Puzzalogical Escape Rooms in Bracknell offers something a little different for you to do while you’re in Bracknell. They have a selection of different escape rooms, including VR. Visit their website here to find out more and to book.
The Jelly Lounge in Windsor is a lovely family space where children can play in the soft play area whilst the adults enjoy some delicious food and drink. They also hold themed workshops there so do check their website to see what events are on. We had a great time when we visited which you can read about here.
Windsor on Ice is at Alexander Gardens in Windsor during the festive period. The main ice skating rink is fully covered so perfect whatever the weather and there is a fairground there too. Visit their website for more information.
Attractions and Parks Within 7 Miles of Lapland UK
Changing of the Guard in Windsor is one of our favourite things to see in Windsor and it’s free! Read more here including our top tips on where to stand for the best view. You can see all the most up to date timings here.
Windsor Castle – you can’t visit Windsor without stopping at the infamous castle. Visit the website if you would like to book a tour.
Legoland Windsor – A must for all Lego fans! They always have some wonderful Christmas events here too. Visit the website to book tickets.
Windsor Great Park – if you’re looking for a bit of peace and quiet and an escape from all the festivities then why not head for a walk in Great Windsor Park. The Long Walk will give you breath-taking views of the Castle. You could also walk away from the castle towards the Copper Horse. Read about our walk here.
The Savill Garden can be found in Great Windsor Park and is a lovely place to go walking and exploring their 35 acres of interconnected gardens. Visit the website here to find out more information.
Family-Friendly Places to Eat When Visiting Lapland UK
The Royal Foresters in Ascot is conveniently located between the M3 and M4 and only a couple of minutes from Lapland UK. You can eat and stay the night here too. Visit their website here.
The Old Hatchet is a traditional country pub situated between Windsor and Ascot and just 3 miles from Lapland UK. Take a look at their website for menus.
The Cricketers in Warfield is a cosy country pub and dining rooms. They have an extensive menu including kids choices. It is just over 2 miles from Lapland UK. Here is their website if you wanted to book a table.
Robyn’s Nest Cafe is based at Moss End Garden Centre in Warfield and is just over 4 miles from Lapland UK. You can enjoy food and drinks here in a very relaxed setting – they also have a small area where the children can play as you wait for your food. They do a lovely Afternoon Tea too! Read about one of our visits here.
Fego in Ascot is a great place to stop for Breakfast, Brunch or Lunch. They don’t take bookings but you can take a look at their menus on the website.
The Lexicon, Bracknell has plenty of family-friendly restaurant chains including Pizza Express and Bills and can be found just 3 miles from Lapland UK. Visit the Lexicon website to see all that they have to offer.
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