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.
5. Have a go at the Brick in Grass Puzzle Path at The Goswells in Windsor, next to Alexandra Gardens where you can have a picnic and enjoy a riverside walk between Baths Islands and Windsor Bridge. You can also look out for the Battle of Britain Fighter aircraft in Windsor, near Alexandra Gardens.
6. Visit Ray Mill Island, Maidenhead. There is loads to see from the River Thames and Boulter’s Lock plus there are animal sculptures, a water fountain and an aviary of birds. Just down the road is Riverside Gardens where there is a fantastic play area with sandpit.
7. Go for a walk in beautiful Berkshire – there are over 40 family friendly walks on the blog, click here to discover them.
11. Go Geocaching
12. Have a go at star gazing on a warm summers evening.
13. Visit the Splash Pad
14. Go Orienteering
15. Visit Eton College Museums and Collections. Entry is free and the museums are open on Sunday’s between 2.30pm-5pm.
17. Changing of the Guard, Windsor. Changing of the Guard takes place on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday during August. The Guards reach the castle at 11am so make sure you are there earlier (approx 10.40am-10.45am). If you stand on the pavement between the Town Hall and The Queen Victoria Statue you should get a good view.
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