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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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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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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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Victoria Park in Newbury

Victoria Park in Newbury

Victoria Park can be found next to the Kennet and Avon Canal and just near Parkway Shopping.  What is at Victoria Park? In Victoria Park you will find tennis courts, Newbury Bowling Club, the bandstand plus a Community Cafe (we visited during a weekend in January and it was closed).  There is loads of open green space plus a boating pond and large skate park.  You will also find a good sized play area in the park. There are two giant helter-skelter slides, an obstacle course, swings for toddlers and older children, zip wire, see-saw, roundabout, small climbing frame and…
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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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