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Farms, Farm Parks and Zoos in Berkshire

Farms, Farm Parks and Zoos in Berkshire

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. If you find this blog useful and informative make sure you join the Berkshire Mummies Mailing List and follow on Instagram and Facebook. Farms, Farm Parks and Zoos in Berkshire Animal Rangers, Holport: A small therapeutic farm which helps young people learn about animals. They hold children's animal parties, horse whispering sessions and you can also book to become an animal ranger for the day.…
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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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Easter Det-egg-tives Event at Broad Street Mall

Easter Det-egg-tives Event at Broad Street Mall

AD Disclaimer: This blog post is written in paid partnership with Broad Street Mall. Broad St. Mall is inviting families to add a little extra spring to their step over the Easter weekend byjoining their Easter ‘Det-egg-tives’ event. Become an Easter Det-egg-tive Across Friday 29th and Saturday 30th March, between 11am-4pm, the centre will host a 2-dayinteractive workshop where little ones will have the chance to design their own ID cards and dress upin all the official detective gear, complete with cloak, hat, and magnifying glass. They will then set offon an egg-tastic Easter trail around the centre. Everyone who…
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The Herb Farm in Sonning Common

The Herb Farm in Sonning Common

The Herb Farm in Sonning Common is a lovely little family run business comprising of a garden nursery, café, shop and maze. You can read more about it below. If you find this post useful and informative make sure you join the Berkshire Mummies Mailing List and follow on Instagram and Facebook.  What Can You do at The Herb Farm? The Herb Farm is a lovely place to visit and you can easily spend a couple of hours here exploring what they have to offer. You will find a barn shop selling everything from gifts and toys to eggs and honey... There is a cafe...…
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Prospect Park in Reading

Prospect Park in Reading

We visited Prospect Park in Reading earlier this year and were very impressed. The new play area is great! Read on to find out more and what you can find there. If you find this blog useful and informative make sure you join the Berkshire Mummies Mailing List and follow on Instagram and Facebook. What is there at Prospect Park? The new play area here opened in March 2023 and is very impressive. It's huge and has something for all ages and abilities. There is lots of accessible play equipment and some activity panels too for quieter play. As you enter the new play area the…
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Bucklebury Farm Deer & Safari Park

Bucklebury Farm Deer & Safari Park

(AD Disclaimer: Berkshire Mummies has worked in paid partnership with this business in the past) We always enjoy visiting Bucklebury Farm Deer & Safari Park. It's a lovely place for children to play and see the farm animals. If you find this blog useful and informative make sure you join the Berkshire Mummies Mailing List and follow on Instagram and Facebook. What is there to do at Bucklebury Farm? We always love visiting Bucklebury Farm no matter what the weather is doing. We have so much fun exploring the farm and getting up close to the animals and the children love the play areas. In terms of…
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Ranger Station in Prospect Park

Ranger Station in Prospect Park

Have you discovered Ranger Station at Prospect Park in Reading? It's a great place to visit - read on to find out more. If you find this blog useful and informative make sure you join the Berkshire Mummies Mailing List and follow on Instagram and Facebook. What Can you Do at the Ranger Station? We recently discovered the Ranger Station at Prospect Park in Reading and are very glad we did! It's a great little activity place. There are low ropes for younger children (toddlers - 7yrs) to explore. The children will need to be comfortable wearing a harness for this activity. The children also receive…
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A Visit to Beale Wildlife Park

A Visit to Beale Wildlife Park

(AD Disclaimer: Berkshire Mummies has worked in paid partnership with this business in the past). Beale Wildlife Park is the perfect spot for a family day out. You can read all about our visit here. If you find this blog useful and informative make sure you join the Berkshire Mummies Mailing List and follow on Instagram and Facebook. What is there to do at Beale Wildlife Park? Beale Wildlife Park is a wonderful place to explore with children of all ages no matter what time of year it is. There are plenty of places to play and lots of animals to see. There is a great…
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Forbury Gardens in Reading

Forbury Gardens in Reading

Forbury Gardens is a lovely town garden in the heart of Reading located between the town centre and the ruins of the 11th century abbey. You can read more about it here. If you find this blog post useful make sure you sign up to the mailing list and follow Berkshire Mummies on Instagram and Facebook. What is there at Forbury Gardens in Reading? Forbury Gardens is a lovely town garden which is free to enter and explore in the heart of Reading. The ornamental gardens are surround by a wall making it a really peaceful place to visit. There is a bandstand (where bands…
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Christchurch Meadows in Reading

Christchurch Meadows in Reading

Christchurch Meadows is based in Reading and runs between Reading Bridge and Christchurch Bridge next to the River Thames. Read on to find out more about Christchurch Meadows in Reading. If you find this post useful and informative make sure you join the Berkshire Mummies Mailing List and follow on Instagram and Facebook.  Find Out More About Christchurch Meadows Christchurch Meadows in Reading can be found along the River Thames, with a large play area which includes a wooden boat, sandpit, swings, climbing frames, zip wire and more. There is something for all ages. There is also a large playing field, tennis courts and paddling pool,…
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