Things To Do In Berkshire

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Berkshire is renowned for its close connections to The Royal Family, picturesque towns and villages, rich heritage and culture, and stunning countryside.

The county's largest city, Reading, is only a half an hour train ride from the bustling capital. In contrast the county is also home to the North Wessex Downs, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty.

Berkshire has many landmarks, offerings and great things to do that will please all who visit.

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Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is a fascinating sight to see. This Royal Residence has many great sights that the whole of the family will enjoy. From the opulent State Apartments to Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House, spend a whole day exploring Windsor Castle.

Highclere Castle

Highclere Castle is Jacobethan style country house based in Newbury. The castle is infamous for being the main filming location of the award-winning television series ‘Downton Abbey’.

Legoland Windsor

LEGOLAND Windsor is one of the leading attractions in the UK.

Ascot Racecourse

Ascot Racecourse is one the leading racecourses in the UK. Ascot today stages twenty-six days of racing over the course of the year, comprising eighteen flat meetings held between the months of May and October.

Theatre Royal Windsor

Conveniently located less than 5 minutes away from Windsor and Eton Riverside Train Station stands the beautiful Edwardian style Theatre Royal Windsor.

UK Wolf Conservation Trust

The UK Wolf Conservation Trust in Beenham has 10 resident wolves. The Trust looks after American and Arctic Wolves, as well as a group of European/North American cross.

Windsor Fudge Kitchen

Jim Garrahy’s Fudge Kitchen was founded back in 1983 and has enjoyed a prosperous journey. Why don’t you head over and have a go at making some fudge yourself? The Windsor Fudge Kitchen offers a great range of fudge making days.

Thames Cruise

Take a cruise along the River Thames with ‘French Brothers’- offering tours from Windsor, Runnymede and Maidenhead. There are plenty of cruise options that let you see the sights, including short return trips or full-days cruises.

Basildon Park

Spend a day exploring the history of Basildon Park and its many hidden treasures.

Beale Park Wildlife Park and Gardens

If you're a family of animal lovers, Beale Park is the perfect day out. The park has a fantastic selection of exotic animals such as Yellow Mongoose, Bat-Eared Foxes and Arapawa Goats, as well as many rare birds, and a range of farm animals too.

Windsor Great Park

Windsor Great Park offers a little something for everyone. With over 1,000 years of history and a fantastic assortment of experience to discover such as: The Savill Garden, Virginia Water, The Valley Gardens and the Long Walk and Deer Park.

The Kennedy Memorial

Set in a symbolic acre of land donated to the United States of America by Queen Elizabeth II in 1965, this seven tonne block of Portland stone commemorates the life of President John F Kennedy following his tragic assassination.

Family Attractions

Family Attractions

Legoland Windsor

LEGOLAND Windsor is one of the leading attractions in the UK.

Beale Park Wildlife Park and Gardens

If you're a family of animal lovers, Beale Park is the perfect day out. The park has a fantastic selection of exotic animals such as Yellow Mongoose, Bat-Eared Foxes and Arapawa Goats, as well as many rare birds, and a range of farm animals too.

Sights & Landmarks

Sights & Landmarks

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is a fascinating sight to see. This Royal Residence has many great sights that the whole of the family will enjoy. From the opulent State Apartments to Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House, spend a whole day exploring Windsor Castle.

Highclere Castle

Highclere Castle is Jacobethan style country house based in Newbury. The castle is infamous for being the main filming location of the award-winning television series ‘Downton Abbey’.

The Kennedy Memorial

Set in a symbolic acre of land donated to the United States of America by Queen Elizabeth II in 1965, this seven tonne block of Portland stone commemorates the life of President John F Kennedy following his tragic assassination.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Ascot Racecourse

Ascot Racecourse is one the leading racecourses in the UK. Ascot today stages twenty-six days of racing over the course of the year, comprising eighteen flat meetings held between the months of May and October.

Night-life

Night-life

Theatre Royal Windsor

Conveniently located less than 5 minutes away from Windsor and Eton Riverside Train Station stands the beautiful Edwardian style Theatre Royal Windsor.

Romantic Attractions

Romantic Attractions

Shopping

Shopping

Outdoor

Outdoor

UK Wolf Conservation Trust

The UK Wolf Conservation Trust in Beenham has 10 resident wolves. The Trust looks after American and Arctic Wolves, as well as a group of European/North American cross.

Thames Cruise

Take a cruise along the River Thames with ‘French Brothers’- offering tours from Windsor, Runnymede and Maidenhead. There are plenty of cruise options that let you see the sights, including short return trips or full-days cruises.

Basildon Park

Spend a day exploring the history of Basildon Park and its many hidden treasures.

Windsor Great Park

Windsor Great Park offers a little something for everyone. With over 1,000 years of history and a fantastic assortment of experience to discover such as: The Savill Garden, Virginia Water, The Valley Gardens and the Long Walk and Deer Park.

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Windsor Fudge Kitchen

Jim Garrahy’s Fudge Kitchen was founded back in 1983 and has enjoyed a prosperous journey. Why don’t you head over and have a go at making some fudge yourself? The Windsor Fudge Kitchen offers a great range of fudge making days.