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The Berkshire Staycation – 25 places you should visit

The Berkshire Staycation – 25 places you should visit

There are many wonderful places to visit in Berkshire, many of which you can find on this blog, so make sure you have a good look through the blog posts and see what you can discover. Also, follow on Berkshire Mummies on Instagram and Facebook to see our adventures, which are regularly shared. Below you find some places we recommend for a summer holiday in the Royal Borough - The Berkshire Staycation - 25 places you should visit. The Berkshire Staycation - 25 places you should visit Windsor Castle, Windsor Windsor Castle is home to HRH The Queen and the…
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Summer Holiday What’s On Guide in Berkshire

Summer Holiday What’s On Guide in Berkshire

AD Disclaimer this blog post 'Summer Holiday What's On Guide in Berkshire' contains an affiliate link marked with ** and businesses Berkshire Mummies has worked with previously in a paid partnership or gifted capacity are marked with a *. There are lots of in person events and some virtual events taking place in Berkshire this summer. Below is a list of over 70 events which are listed in date order. If you find this Summer Holiday What’s On Guide in Berkshire helpful make sure you sign upto the mailing list and follow Berkshire Mummies on Instagram and Facebook. If you…
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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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Summer Camps in Berkshire

Summer Camps in Berkshire

Below is a list of Summer Camps in Berkshire. At the end of each Summer Camp mentioned you will find a clickable link to the providers website. You might also find the following blog posts useful - Summer Holiday What's on Guide and Free Things to do in Berkshire this Summer. If you find this blog post useful make sure you join the Berkshire Mummies mailing list and follow Berkshire Mummies on Instagram, Facebook for lots of ideas for the family including things to do during the School Summer Holidays. The businesses marked with a * are businesses with paid…
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(AD) An interview with Jessica Cheetham, Artistic Director of This Noisy Isle

(AD) An interview with Jessica Cheetham, Artistic Director of This Noisy Isle

(AD) This post was written in paid partnership with Norden Farm Centre for the Arts. This Noisy Isle will be performed at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts between Thursday 29th July 2021 - Saturday 31st July 2021. This event has staggered start times, so when booking you can select your preferred time to embark on your adventure. The performance is suitable for 7-11 year olds and tickets cost £12 (£10 under 16s). Click here to book tickets. Berkshire Mummies recently interviewed Jessica Cheetham, Artistic Director of This Noisy Isle which you can read below. Tell me a bit about Spun…
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Visiting Aldershot Lido

Visiting Aldershot Lido

We love visiting Aldershot Lido but haven't been since before the global pandemic and look forward to returning soon. It's a fun place to spend a day, especially on a sunny hot day. What's at the Lido At the lido there is a large pool plus another section of the pool for lane swimming. There are 2 slides and a driving board (open subject to availability) plus changing rooms, a cafe and plenty of room to ‘set up camp’ around the pool area.  How much is the lido and do I need to book? You can either book in advance,…
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Grays Farm Fruit Picking in Wokingham

Grays Farm Fruit Picking in Wokingham

*Please click here to read about Grays Farm Fruit Picking policies during the Covid-19 pandemic.The fruit picking farm opened for picking season on 10/06/2021. Click here to see what is available to be picked. The below post was written when we visited the Grays Farm back in June 2018 but not too much has changed, apart from some covid-safety measures e.g. one person per family in the barn where you collect your picking punnet and pay for your pickings and one way arrows on the main footpaths. Last weekend we headed to Grays Farm to ‘pick your own’. I have…
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A walk at Frost Folly

A walk at Frost Folly

*The photos in this blog post were taken in July 2019. Please note, this year some of the footpaths are currently fenced off to protect the nesting birds but you can still witness the beautiful daisies. Frost Folly Country Park is part of the Warfield Parish in Bracknell Forest and consists of wildflower meadows, ponds and the opportunity to walk to Warfield Church if desired, otherwise there are plenty of paths to explore within the meadows themselves, we really enjoy a walk at Frost Folly. The Spring and Summer months are a great time to explore the country park as…
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Splash Pads, Paddling Pools, Lidos & Aqua Parks in Berkshire

Splash Pads, Paddling Pools, Lidos & Aqua Parks in Berkshire

Here is a list of Splash Pads, Paddling Pools, Lidos & Aqua Parks in Berkshire and the surrounding area. If you find this post useful make sure you follow Berkshire Mummies on Instagram, Facebook and join the Mailing List. Please check if the Splash Pad or Lido is open prior to visiting, especially with regards to Covid-19. Follow government guidance. This blog post was updated on 14/7/2021, giving dates of when Splash Pads / Paddling Pools are open / will be open again, the information supplied is to the best of Berkshire Mummies knowledge and could change at anytime -…
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Visiting Hitcham Dairy Ice Cream

Visiting Hitcham Dairy Ice Cream

It’s worth visiting Hitcham Dairy Ice Cream in Burnham, Slough if you fancy a treat. Not only is the ice cream delicious there is also the opportunity to eat your ice cream whilst watching some farm animals which are in the paddocks next to the ice cream shop. When we visited we saw sheep, lambs, turkeys, chickens and cows. Where do you buy the ice cream from?  Once parked, you head over to the hatch at the ice cream shop where you will find a list of all the ice cream flavours on offer, plus the prices. Then you order…
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