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Free things to do in Berkshire this Summer

Free things to do in Berkshire this Summer

Below are some ideas of free things to do in Berkshire this Summer. Also do check out the Summer Holiday What's on Guide in Berkshire and the Summer Camps in Berkshire Blog post - both which you might find useful. 1. Go for a picnic along the River Thames. Click here for 20 places to picnic in Berkshire. 2. Feed the Ducks, Geese and Swans. Click here to find out where are good duck feeding locations. 3. Have a go at the Summer Reading Challenge. 4. Visit a playground - there are many fantastic parks in Berkshire, so there are…
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Farm Shops and Farmers’ Markets in Berkshire

Farm Shops and Farmers’ Markets in Berkshire

We love a Farm Shop, there is something satisfying about buying fresh produce and picking the quantity you want, whether it’s eggs, bread, meat, cheese or chutneys. Below is a list of Farm Shops and Farmers' Markets in Berkshire. Please click on the links for the Farm Shops to see their opening times and services throughout the Global Pandemic. Farm Shops Cobbs Farm Shop and Kitchen, Hungerford, Bath Road, Hungerford, RG17 0SP. Cobbs Farm Shop and Kitchen, Englefield, Wickcroft Farm Cottages, Pangbourne Road, Theale, Reading, RG7 5EA. Saddleback Farm Shop, California Farm, Brightwalton, RG20 7HR. The Egg Shed, Stokes Farm,…
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A visit to the Natural History Museum in Eton

A visit to the Natural History Museum in Eton

We recently took a visit to the Natural History Museum in Eton which is part of Eton College and spent a very enjoyable hour at the museum, which is free to enter. The museum is open on Sundays between 2.30pm-5pm. What is at the museum?   The museum is set on two levels and is packed full of items from the natural world. You will find glass cases full of interesting artefacts and historic items all to do with the natural world and it is a great place to take anyone with an interest in animals and dinosaurs! In the…
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Walking to Marsh Lock in Henley on Thames

Walking to Marsh Lock in Henley on Thames

Walking to Marsh Lock in Henley on Thames is a flat walk along the River Thames which takes you over a long boardwalk, situated above the water and takes you to Marsh Lock and Weir. If you decided to, you could continue the walk along the Thames Path in the direction of Lower Shiplake and Wargrave. Tell me about the walk? We started the walk at Mill Meadows in Henley-on-Thames, however you could also do this walk from Henley town centre (from the town centre just make sure you turn right at Henley Bridge and walk past The Angel on…
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Tree Tots Toddler Event at St Andrew’s Pangbourne

Tree Tots Toddler Event at St Andrew’s Pangbourne

AD Disclaimer: This blog post was written in paid partnership with St Andrew's Pangbourne. St Andrew's Pangbourne are hosting a free Tree Tots Toddler event on Friday 4th February 2022 between 9.15am - 10.45am and it's going to be an action packed morning. What will happen at the Tree Tots Toddler Event? During the event, you and your child can enjoy a tractor ride from St Andrew's Coffee Shop to the on-site Forest School. Upon arrival at the Forest School, you will take part in a number of activities, including making nature crowns, colourful wands using toddler friendly paints, and…
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Hawley Park Farm Country Park in Hampshire

Hawley Park Farm Country Park in Hampshire

Hawley Park Farm Country Park is a new green space (SANG) in Hawley, Hampshire. Not too far from Camberley, Frimley and Blackwater. What is at Hawley Park Farm Country Park? At Hawley Park Farm Country Park you will find open fields with hard standing paths running through the green space. At the car park you will find a map of the site and there are sign posts dotted around too. Up on the hill you will find the play area which is made up of a range of wooden play equipment. The play area is not enclosed. There is a…
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A visit to Black Park Country Park in Wexham

A visit to Black Park Country Park in Wexham

We went for a visit to Black Park Country Park in Wexham near Slough on a very wet, soggy January Saturday - the bonus for us was it was very quiet and the play area empty. Upon arrival we put the car registration into the car parking machine and went off on our adventure.  Where did we go when we visited Black Park Country Park? From the car park we walked passed Go Ape and the cafe near the car park and then walked with the lake on our right-hand side. We then picked up signs which took us around the…
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Holme Grange School host parent conference; Healthy Me, Healthy Planet

Holme Grange School host parent conference; Healthy Me, Healthy Planet

(AD Disclaimer) This blog post has been written in paid partnership with Holme Grange School, Wokingham. Holme Grange School, Wokingham host their 3rd biennial conference; Healthy Me, Healthy Planet on 29th January 2022. The event is perfectly timed to resonate with personal New Year resolutions and goals which you may have set yourself. The event takes place between 9am - 4pm and is a great opportunity to have a day out for yourself, listening to quality key note speakers and taking part in a number of workshops. The conference is based at Holme Grange School a thriving Independent co-educational school…
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The Italian Shop in Maidenhead

The Italian Shop in Maidenhead

Have you ever been to The Italian Shop in Maidenhead? If not, why not… it’s just fantastic! The shelves are packed full from floor to ceiling with delicious Italian treats. It’s such a fun shop to visit, the staff are always upbeat and welcoming. The Italian Shop is a family run business which has been in Maidenhead for over 50 years. As well as the shop the business is a food and wine wholesaler.  What can I buy at The Italian Shop? The Italian Shop is packed full of choice, everything from fresh salad, vegetables and fruit to salami and…
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Heart Bird Feeders

Heart Bird Feeders

In the winter we always like giving the birds a bit of extra food outside to help them through the colder days. These heart bird feeders make a lovely activity, Valentines Day crafts and can make a lovely homemade gift for anytime of the year. What do I need to make the Bird Feeders? A couple of pipe cleaners Cereal hoopsA piece of string / wool / ribbon How to make the Bird Feeders? Get a pipe cleaner and bend it into a heart shape. Don't attach the two ends yet. Now thread on your cereal hoops onto the pipe…
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Heart Sun Catchers

Heart Sun Catchers

Heart Sun Catchers are so effective when up on the window with sun shining through them. I found that making a number of hearts, which are different sizes look really effective once up on the window. What do I need to make a Heart Sun Catcher? Black cardPink and red tissue paperPVA glueScissors How do I make the Sun Catcher? Draw a heart shape outline onto the black card - you want to draw the heart in ‘bubble writing’ so it creates a thick border to the heart when cut out (see picture below). Roughly cut the coloured tissue paper…
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A Berkshire Mumpreneur // Hannah Brewer, Little Muddy Boots

A Berkshire Mumpreneur // Hannah Brewer, Little Muddy Boots

Hannah Brewer, founded Little Muddy Boots back in 2014 and in 2021 franchised the business. During this Berkshire Mumpreneur interview Hannah tells us a little more about the Little Muddy Boots journey to date and also about her future plans for the growing company nationally. I have attended Little Muddy Boots classes and highly recommend them. Tell me briefly about your business? Little Muddy Boots sessions are a unique way to engage children, in outdoor play and discovery. By combining gardening, nature exploration and forest school, we have something for every child, whether it be the quiet bug hunter or the energetic…
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