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October Half Term and Halloween What’s On Guide in Berkshire

October Half Term and Halloween What’s On Guide in Berkshire

Businesses marked with a * are businesses I have / am working with in a gifted capacity. Businesses marked with a** or 'Featured Advertisement' I have worked with / am working with in a paid partnership. There is a lot going on this October Half Term and Halloween in Berkshire, hopefully you will find this What's on Guide 'October Half Term and Halloween What's on Guide in Berkshire' a useful resource for helping to keep the children busy during the school holidays, scroll down and take a read. If you find this post useful make sure you join the Berkshire…
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Bugs, Birds and Beasts Day at Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot

Bugs, Birds and Beasts Day at Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot

It always makes my day when you find out about an amazing event taking place in Berkshire. Did you know Imperial College had a campus in Ascot? Their Bugs, Birds and Beasts Day event is an annual free event and the university campus is such a beautiful place to spend some time. We have been attending since 2018 and have always loved our visits. If you find this Free or Low Cost Summer Holiday What’s On Guide in Berkshire helpful make sure you sign up to the mailing list and follow Berkshire Mummies on Instagram and Facebook. On our visits to Bugs, Birds and Beasts…
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Berkshire Independent School Reviews

Berkshire Independent School Reviews

In this blog post you can read the Berkshire Independent School Reviews which Berkshire Mummies has written. These reviews have been written as a result of Berkshire Mummies visiting the individual private schools, meeting with the Head, having a tour of the school and doing online research. The reviews are honest and views of Berkshire Mummies based on our experience, but have been written in paid partnership with the individual schools. Berkshire Independent School Reviews Review of Eton End School, Datchet. Photo by Liz Finlayson/Vervate Review of Horris Hill School Review of LVS Ascot. Review of St George's School Windsor…
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A Visit to Lapland UK

A Visit to Lapland UK

If you find this blog about 'A Visit to Lapland UK' useful and informative make sure you sign up for the Berkshire Mummies Mailing List. Also, follow Berkshire Mummies on Instagram and Facebook. Lapland UK is an immersive magical Christmas adventure set right here in Berkshire! Families can step into the secret Elven world and experience the true magic of Christmas with a visit to the Toy Factory, Mother Christmas, The Elven Village and of course Father Christmas himself! What is the Experience Like? The journey starts in The Enchanted Forest where the elves put on an incredible theatrical display (after you have checked…
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War Horse Memorial in Ascot

War Horse Memorial in Ascot

In June 2018, War Horse Memorial, Poppy was unveiled in Ascot and can be found on the roundabout, next to Heathwood Hospital and car park 1 of Ascot Racecourse. All about the War Horse Memorial in Ascot 'The War Horse Memorial is the first national memorial dedicated to the millions of UK, Commonwealth and Allied horses, mules and donkeys lost during The Great War. It pays tribute to the nobility, courage, unyielding loyalty and immeasurable contribution these animals played in giving us the freedom of democracy we all enjoy today, and signifies the last time the horse would be used…
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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 // Learning to ride a bike with Venture Cycling

AD Review // Learning to ride a bike with Venture Cycling

(AD Disclaimer) Berkshire Mummies was kindly gifted 'Learn to Ride a Bike' 1:1 classes in exchange for an honest review in this blog post 'AD Review // Learning to ride a bike with Venture Cycling' . View are those of Berkshire Mummies. My eldest was very kindly given the opportunity to learn to ride a bike with Kelly Koya an award winning cycling instructor who has helped hundreds of children take to two wheels with confidence and control. Upon booking Kelly suggested we booked two sessions, typically Kelly advises most children learn in just one or two lessons. We had…
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Ascot Jubilee Recreation Ground

Ascot Jubilee Recreation Ground

The new enclosed play area at Ascot Jubilee Recreation Ground is bright and colourful with an animal theme and is situated where the old play area used to be. What's in the new play area? There is a stepping stone crocodile on the ground and a wobbly ladybird and the protective rubber floor surface also has flowers and leaves on it. There are a range of swings suitable for toddlers and older children. There are climbing frames and climbing equipment for both younger and older children. The two main climbing frames also include slides.  What else is at the Ascot Jubilee…
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Ascot Farmers’ Market

Ascot Farmers’ Market

On the last Sunday of half term we visited Ascot Farmers' Market which takes place in Car Park 3, opposite Ascot Racecourse. The Farmers' Market takes place on the third Sunday of the month between 9am - 1pm. We really enjoyed walking around the market, talking to the suppliers and tasting their food samples whilst learning a little more about the origins of the food they were selling. What food was on sale? There was a range of goods available from eggs, meat, fish, bread, honey, cakes, cheese and fruit and vegetables and we had an enjoyable time at the…
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