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Places to Walk

Berkshire Mummies have been busy exploring Berkshire to discover places to walk throughout Berkshire which are family friendly. Each walk written on this blog has be tried and tested.

Berkshire is a fantastic place to walk with so much choice from Walks by Water, Buggy Friendly Walks, Woodland Walks plus Walking Trails. Berkshire certainly has plenty of choice to offer.

Places to go for a Family Bike Ride in Berkshire

Places to go for a Family Bike Ride in Berkshire

Bike rides are a lovely way to spend time together as a family; providing time away from screens and giving the opportunity to make some memories outside in the fresh air together. You can always combine the bike ride with a stop off at a park or café to break up the journey for little legs. We have put together some family friendly places to go for a family bike ride in Berkshire. Swinley Forest Swinley Forest in Bracknell has 24km of purpose built bike trails for all ages and abilities. There are 3 main routes, with the Green Trail…
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(AD) Review of The Window Seat Guide – Windsor Walking Tour

(AD) Review of The Window Seat Guide – Windsor Walking Tour

(AD Disclaimer: This blog post was written in paid partnership with The Window Seat Guide. Views are honest and those of Berkshire Mummies). We are regular visitors to Windsor and have explored much of the town before, so when I was asked if I would review the Window Seat Guide - Windsor Walking Tour I did wonder if I would learn or see anything new, but we did and plenty of it! How does the app work? You simply download the app - The Window Seat Guide from the App Store / Google Play. It is free to download and…
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Snowdrops in Berkshire and the surrounding area

Snowdrops in Berkshire and the surrounding area

Snowdrops often give an early indication that spring is on it’s way and the delicate white flowers are just beautiful to see during a walk. There are a few places where you can see snowdrops in Berkshire and the surrounding area, below are a few locations: Welford Park’s Snowdrop Season, Newbury, RG20 8HU. Wednesday 2nd February 2022 - Sunday 6th March 2022, open Wednesday - Sunday (closed Mondays & Tuesdays), 11am - 4pm. Tickets available online - £9 for adults, £7 for concessions, £4.50 for children over 4 years, free for children under 4 years and £25 for a family…
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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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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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The Green Man Sculpture Trail at Tarman’s Copse, Jennett’s Park

The Green Man Sculpture Trail at Tarman’s Copse, Jennett’s Park

Hidden within Tarman's Copse, which is situated in Jennett's Park, Bracknell you will discover several pieces of wooden artwork which make up The Green Man Sculpture Trail. Some of the sculptures are found along the paths but others are tucked away in trees - make sure you look up high and low! A bit about Tarman's Copse Tarman’s Copse is a 24 acre (9.68 hectare) area of ancient woodland. The woodland has been in continual use for over 400 years and would have once been part of the Easthampstead Park estate. Where do you go to find The Green Man…
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Christmas and New Year Walks in Berkshire

Christmas and New Year Walks in Berkshire

Here are some great family friendly walks which would be great to explore over the Christmas and New Year period. If you find this post useful make sure you join the Berkshire Mummies mailing list and follow Berkshire Mummies on Instagram and Facebook. Christmas and New Year Walk Ideas Dinton Pastures, Wokingham A family walk around Dinton Pastures Lake with a fantastic large play area and cafe. The Copper Horse, The Long Walk, Windsor Great Park An opportunity to walk to a well know landmark in Windsor great park. The walk is flat but long and feels like a real…
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Boxing Day Walks in Berkshire and Surrey

Boxing Day Walks in Berkshire and Surrey

Here are some Boxing Day Walks in Berkshire and Surrey which you might like to try. Boxing Day is a wonderful day to be out and about exploring and getting some fresh air after an indulgent Christmas Day. Boxing Day Walks Hurley Riverside, Hurley Hurley Riverside is perhaps one of the most picturesque places we have found to walk in Berkshire. You can walk along the tow path and enjoy watching Hurley Lock in action. Snelsmore Common, Newbury Walking at Snelsmore Common has lots of different walking route options and is made up of a range of habitats which include…
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Runnymede Air Forces Memorial

Runnymede Air Forces Memorial

Did you know about Runnymede Air Forces Memorial on Cooper's Lane in Runnymede? It's based in Surrey, just up the road from Old Windsor and over the Berkshire border. Walking to Runnymede Air Forces MemorialWhen we visited Runnymede Air Forces Memorial we were members of the National Trust, so decided to park at Runnymede National Trust car park (details below) and walked to the memorial. Once parked we walked at the National Trust we walked through the site. We went past the Runnymede 800th year Magna Carta memorials which included the Jurors. Then we walked to Writ to Water (a…
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