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Donnington Castle

Donnington Recreation Ground

Donnington Recreation Ground

Donnington Recreation Ground is a fantastic play are just down the road from Donnington Castle. If you find this blog post useful make sure you join the Berkshire Mummies mailing list, follow Berkshire Mummies on Facebook and Instagram and share with friends and family who might also find it useful. What is at the Recreation Ground? At the recreation ground you will find a fantastic play area, where you will find a brilliant large wooden play castle which has places to hide, slide, ‘fireman’s pole’, bridges and climbing wall. In the playground you will also find a zip wire, swings, roundabout, seesaw and more -…
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Visiting Donnington Castle near Newbury

Visiting Donnington Castle near Newbury

The remains of Donnington Castle sit proudly on the top of a hill in Donnington which allows for great views of the Lambourn Valley. It’s free to visit the castle ruins (parking charges apply however) and there is a lovely walk too, we really enjoyed visiting Donnington Castle near Newbury for a unique picnic spot with walk. It's worth noting you can't get into the twin towered gatehouse. A bit of history about the castle The castle is 14th century and only the impressive twin towered gatehouse part of the castle still stands today. When at the site you can…
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