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Where to go to the Beach from Berkshire

Where to go to the Beach from Berkshire

If you're thinking of planning a day out in the sunshine with some therapeutic 'vitamin sea' then please read on to discover our list of some of the best beaches to visit from Berkshire. We live in a land-locked county so each one is a little drive but well worth it for the fun that will be had. Mudeford Beach, Dorset A sandy beach with great views of Christchurch Harbour. The nearest car park is a 15min walk but there is also a train which runs from Hengistbury Head car park to Mudeford Sandbank. You will find refreshments at The…
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Farms, Farm Parks and Zoos in Berkshire

Farms, Farm Parks and Zoos in Berkshire

AD Disclaimer: I have been gifted tickets from the businesses marked with a *. Children (and adults!) love animals and there are lots of amazing farms, farm parks and zoos in and around Berkshire. We have listed some here. Please visit their websites for further information on what is offered, events, opening times, restrictions etc. Farms, Farm Parks and Zoos in Berkshire Animal Rangers: A small therapeutic farm which helps young people learn about animals. They hold children's animal parties, small animal handling sessions and you can also book to become an animal ranger for the day. *BCA Zoo: A…
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Train Fun In and Around Berkshire

Train Fun In and Around Berkshire

Children of all ages love trains and there are plenty of fun train-related activities and days out in and around Berkshire for train enthusiasts of all ages. Here is a selection of just some of them. Railway Centres and Attractions Didcot Railway Centre: This former Great Western Railway engine shed has been converted into a fascinating railway museum. There is plenty to explore in the museum itself and you can take a ride on some of the trains too. Please do check their website to book and for opening times. Watercress Line: The Watercress Line makes for a perfect day…
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Dinosaurs and Mammoths in Berkshire

Dinosaurs and Mammoths in Berkshire

(AD Disclaimer) I have previously worked with the businesses marked with a * in a gifted capacity and work in paid partnership with Pop Up Play Village Ascot, Wokingham and Henley who are listed in the Berkshire Mummies Directory. Children of all ages seem to love dinosaurs and fortunately there are plenty of places around Berkshire where you can find them. Here we have listed some places where dino-fans can spot some of their favourite creatures. Where to Find Dinosaurs and Mammoths in Berkshire Oaktree Garden Centre: See if you can find the dinosaur hidden amongst the plants on your…
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Museums in Berkshire

Museums in Berkshire

We have a huge variety of museums in and around Berkshire - there really is something for everyone. Here are some of our favourites. Museums in Eton Eton College Natural History Museum: The only dedicated natural history museum in Berkshire. This family-friendly museum is free to visit and home to over 16,000 specimens from the natural world. Find out more from our visit here. Eton College Natural History Museum Eton Museum of Antiquities: The museum is free to enter and houses many different exhibits from the ancient world. There are also lots of hands on learning activities for children. Museum…
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