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A Berkshire Mummies Review of Horris Hill School

A Berkshire Mummies Review of Horris Hill School

AD Disclaimer: This blog post was written in paid partnership with Horris Hill School, owned by Forfar Group. Views are those of Berkshire Mummies following a tour of the school in November 2023. Berkshire Mummies had a tour of Horris Hill School with recently appointed Headmaster, Rob Stewart. Alongside Mr Stewart, Berkshire Mummies also met with the Admissions and Marketing team, plus a number of staff around the school and pupils. Horris Hill is set in an incredible 65 acres with a fantastic range of facilities. Horris Hill has in recent times changed to accept girls across all year groups and…
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Donnington Recreation Ground

Donnington Recreation Ground

Donnington Recreation Ground is a fantastic play are just down the road from Donnington Castle. If you find this blog post useful make sure you join the Berkshire Mummies mailing list, follow Berkshire Mummies on Facebook and Instagram and share with friends and family who might also find it useful. What is at the Recreation Ground? At the recreation ground you will find a fantastic play area, where you will find a brilliant large wooden play castle which has places to hide, slide, ‘fireman’s pole’, bridges and climbing wall. In the playground you will also find a zip wire, swings, roundabout, seesaw and more -…
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Lantern Parades in Berkshire

Lantern Parades in Berkshire

(AD Disclaimer: I have been gifted tickets by Norden Farm before) There are a couple of Lantern Parades planned in Berkshire this festive season 2022. Latern Parades Norden Farm Lantern Parade, Maidenhead, 10th December 2022, from 4.30pm. FREE. Click here for details. Norden Farm are also running Lantern Making Workshops, click here for workshop details. Reading Lantern Parade - Dance of the Fire Flies, 10th December 2022, 5.30pm. FREE. You can also take part in some FREE lantern making workshops. Click here for more details. Festival of Light, Corn Exchange Newbury. 11th December 2022. FREE event. Click here for more information. Follow Berkshire Mummies Found…
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A visit to West Berkshire Museum in Newbury

A visit to West Berkshire Museum in Newbury

During a family visit to Newbury we decided to go and have a look around West Berkshire Museum which is free to visit. It was a lovely museum to explore which is a short walk from Newbury Wharf and the Kennet and Avon Canal.  What’s at the Museum?  The museum is split over two floors, on the ground floor you will find a cafe and gift shop plus the welcome desk. You then follow the museum along the ground floor where you will find a permanent exhibition which tells you all about the story of West Berkshire past to present. From…
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Victoria Park in Newbury

Victoria Park in Newbury

Victoria Park can be found next to the Kennet and Avon Canal and just near Parkway Shopping.  What is at Victoria Park? In Victoria Park you will find tennis courts, Newbury Bowling Club, the bandstand plus a Community Cafe (we visited during a weekend in January and it was closed).  There is loads of open green space plus a boating pond and large skate park.  You will also find a good sized play area in the park. There are two giant helter-skelter slides, an obstacle course, swings for toddlers and older children, zip wire, see-saw, roundabout, small climbing frame and…
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