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Farms, Farm Parks and Zoos in Berkshire

Farms, Farm Parks and Zoos in Berkshire

AD Disclaimer: I have been gifted tickets from the businesses marked with a *. Children (and adults!) love animals and there are lots of amazing farms, farm parks and zoos in and around Berkshire. We have listed some here. Please visit their websites for further information on what is offered, events, opening times, restrictions etc. Farms, Farm Parks and Zoos in Berkshire Animal Rangers: A small therapeutic farm which helps young people learn about animals. They hold children's animal parties, small animal handling sessions and you can also book to become an animal ranger for the day. *BCA Zoo: A…
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Brunel’s Sounding Arch in Maidenhead

Brunel’s Sounding Arch in Maidenhead

Brunel's Bridge in Maidenhead was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and built in 1838. It is made up of two arches with the right arch known as the Sounding Arch because of the incredible echo that can be heard there. Where is it? The Sounding Arch is close to the Maidenhead Bridge. You can walk along the tow path and then under the Sounding Arch. Try out the amazing echo when you're standing underneath! Follow Berkshire Mummies  Have you found this blog post useful, if so why not follow Berkshire Mummies? Join the Mailing List.  Follow Berkshire Mummies on Instagram and Facebook, if you…
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Museums in Berkshire

Museums in Berkshire

We have a huge variety of museums in and around Berkshire - there really is something for everyone. Here are some of our favourites. Museums in Eton Eton College Natural History Museum: The only dedicated natural history museum in Berkshire. This family-friendly museum is free to visit and home to over 16,000 specimens from the natural world. Find out more from our visit here. Eton College Natural History Museum Eton Museum of Antiquities: The museum is free to enter and houses many different exhibits from the ancient world. There are also lots of hands on learning activities for children. Museum…
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Chinese New Year in Maidenhead – The Year of The Tiger

Chinese New Year in Maidenhead – The Year of The Tiger

A couple of years ago we experienced the Chinese New Year celebrations in Maidenhead which then marked the Year of the Dog. The sun shone as the Chinese Dragons danced their way down the high street after starting the procession with firecrackers, drums and dancing. There was a great atmosphere in the town as the Chinese Dragons, a symbol of China, which are believed to bring good luck to people, made their way along the procession route - it was fantastic to watch. This year, 2022, marks The Year of the Tiger and Maidenhead celebrate again on Saturday 5th February…
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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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