Summer

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…
Read More
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…
Read More
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…
Read More
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…
Read More
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,…
Read More
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…
Read More
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 -…
Read More
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…
Read More
20 places to Picnic in Berkshire

20 places to Picnic in Berkshire

Can you beat a picnic in the Spring and Summer months? There are many wonderful picnic spots in Berkshire which have inspired this blog post '20 places to Picnic in Berkshire'. Picnic Spots in Berkshire Picnic Spots in Berkshire Lily Hill Park, Bracknell Lily Hill Park in Bracknell is home to the Largest Picnic Bench in England made from a single piece of wood and it's definitely a talking point for any picnic! There are woods to explore, an amphitheatre and plenty of open space, so lots of scope to find a great spot for a picnic. Alexandra Gardens, Windsor…
Read More
Ice Creams in Berkshire

Ice Creams in Berkshire

*Disclaimer: Berkshire Mummies has been gifted food to try from Robyn's Nest Cafe and Edwards Coffee House, both which feature in this blog post as we highly rate their food and customer service. Is there anything better than eating tasty ice cream on a sunny day? There are some lovely places to buy delicious tasty ice creams in Berkshire and the surrounding area.  Great places for Ice Creams in Berkshire Hitcham Dairy Ice Cream is set on a farm in Slough. You purchase your ice cream through a hatch and can watch some farm animals whilst you enjoy your ice…
Read More