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Things To Do & Days Out in Berkshire
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Legoland Children aged 3 to 12 can take to the road, soar through the skies and sail the seas in complete safety. With over 50 interactive rides, attractions, live shows, building workshops and driving schools, not to mention over 55 million LEGO bricks, all set in 150 acres of beautiful parkland. Heartlake City...
Beale Park Space, fresh air, tranquility, fun, adventure, enchanting animals, exotic beauty and all this on the banks of the magical Thames. New Bertie's Bugs and Beasts exhibit!
The Living Rainforest Discover the rainforest's wonders as you stroll between tropical trees and plants, among free roaming butterflies, armadillos, monkeys and toucans! Plus t-shirt printing workshops, cool outdoor play zone, on site parking, cafe and shop!
4 Kingdoms Farm Adventure Park is a farm park, petting farm, indoor soft play, outdoor play, nature park, wildlife encounters, adventure play, working farm, cafe, educational centre, rare breeds farm, adventure play, children’s birthday parties.
Bucklebury Farm Park A great family day out in the countryside with farm animals to meet, Pat a Pet area and other activities to enjoy. Tractor and trailer ride included in entry fee. Free entry for kids under 2 years old.
The Look Out Discovery Centre Has over 90 hands-on science and nature activities, fun for everyone! Leave your shadow on the wall, make a mini animation, dam up "The Stream" and much more! Plus, a fantastic adventure play area, coffee and gift shops and 1000 hectares of Crown Estate woodland.
Reading Museum Fantastic museum that is family friendly and free to visit! Discover over 1,000 years of history, from Reading’s Saxon beginnings to the hi tech town it is today. Includes Riverside Museum at Blake’s Lock.
The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology The museum's 2000 objects include an exciting collection of Egyptian antiquities, including a funeral boat and a mummified cat's head! They also have exciting family events running during school holidays.
Maidenhead Heritage Centre Explore the amazingly varied history of Maidenhead at this Heritage Centre with lots of hands-on activities for families.
Museum of Eton Life Eton College was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI and is one of the oldest schools in the country. Discover the world of the Eton schoolboy, including games and colourful customs! Guided tours are available too.
Eton College Natural History Museum Berkshire’s only museum dedicated to Natural History with over 70 interesting displays to enjoy, a selection of trails to follow plus a cool hands on exhibit to get to grips with! Free to visit, but REALLY limited availability!
Coral Reef Bracknells Water World Closed while new attractions fitted: 5 new flumes! Re opening 2017!
Magnet Leisure Centre Fun leisure pool with interactive features for the kids plus 8 lane 25 m pool for more serious swimming. Also on site is a multi level adventure play facility.
Windsor Leisure Centre Aqua thrills for everyone; with Monsoon and Cyclone the two Giant Slides,Wild Water Creek, Water Cannons, interactive water diving bell and splash features plus the brand new AQUAPLATFORM with junior slide,squirtums and drench bucket.Toddlers enjoy splashing about on the Beach and sliding into the warm water...
Carnival Pool 25m swimming pool including flume and water features, plus teaching and beach entry pools.
Central Swimming Pool Swimming complex with 4 separate pools (competition size, splash, teaching and diving) and a well balanced programme of lessons and sessions, including some especially for families, and toddlers.
Northcroft Leisure Centre and Lido Indoor and outdoor (seasonal) pools, multi level adventure soft play area, sporting opportunities and sauna for mum.
Krazy Play Days Multi level adventure play frame packed with modern soft play features and padded challenges plus slides, ball pits and more. Special needs sessions available.
Cheeky Charlies Play Centre Large indoor play area with 3 levels and loads of classic adventure play features from slides to balls via tunnels, and with a separate area for under 3s.
Monkey Mates Indoor Play Centre We have an indoor area containing slides, ball pools and ball cannons and also an outdoor area complete with swings, frame, roundabout and sit and ride cars etc. we will soon be adding a traversing wall to the outside area. we have full catering facilities Serving tasty food and drinks.
The Mad House Play and Party World The facilities include a main play frame complete with slides, ball pool, ball cannons and sports activity area. New management for 2014 so worth a revisit.
Active Tots Indoor play area for babies and toddlers up to their fourth birthday or 1 meter tall whichever comes soonest. Set in a rural converted barn. In house country cafe with bibs, beakers etc.
Eddie Catz One of the very best in indoor play, Eddie Catz is the place to bring your child to play, have a party, take a class or join a workshop or an event! Our fun, safe environment has something for every child to do.
Krazy Klub Soft play with kiddies' rock climbing wall, tube slide, adventure play, and toddlers' area with soft structure, to name but a few features. Now an MFA Bowl with soft play zone.
Kids n Action Play and party centre for 0 to 12 year olds with four exciting and unique play areas: adventure park, role play high street, video games room and sports arena
Jungle Mania Fun rainforest themed Indoor Play Centre with 3 level play structure plus separate toddler area, and coffee bar with customisable kids' menu.
Cobbs Play Barn is a bespoke wooden indoor play barn. Sit back and relax in our comfortable cafe with a tantalising menu of homemade food and great coffee while your children burn off some energy!
Windsor Castle The largest and oldest occupied castle in the world, is one of the official residences of Her Majesty The Queen. Free family audio tour introduces you to the many magical characters who live at Windsor Castle!
Highclere Castle Victorian Castle experience rich in history, with woodland garden surround, plus Egyptian Exhibition! Great for exploring with the kids.
History on Wheels Museum Very limited opening but well worth a trip: within this Museum can be found a truly unique collection of Motors, both Military and Civilian, Militaria, from 1900 to the 1950s and Memories of wartime.
Bracknell Ski Slope and Ice Rink International standard ice rink and ski centre, welcoming families and also providing tube runs, toboggans and lessons of all sorts. Activities for all ability levels, ages 4 and older. Lessons and party options available.
Skiplex Endless Indoor Ski Slope Is an ideal way to teach skiing and boarding to beginners, or challenge pros. Our revolving slopes mean you can do turn after turn, forgetting the hassle of lift queues, crowds and bad weather. Suitable for 5 year olds upwards, all equipment and instruction included in the cost
Slough Ice Arena General Skating sessions take place during the day and night, plus Disco Skate sessions, Ice Dancing, Figure Skating, Formula Freeze go karting!
Bracknell Ice Rink and Ski Slope With an Olympic sized ice rink plus a ski and snowboard centre offering lessons and clubs as well as open sessions! Great idea if you are looking for family days out in Berkshire.
Adventure Dolphin Activity centre offering a wide range of outdoor and adventurous activities across West Berkshire. Primarily for 13 to 19 year olds, but many activities suitable for ages 8 and older. They do exciting birthday parties too!
Horseshoe Lake Activity Centre offers canoeing, dinghy sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, stand up paddleboarding dragon boating and raft building. Instructional and supervised activity sessions available to participants aged 8 and above.
Oakwood Youth Challenge Outdoor activity centre suitable for ages 8 offering activities days daily during school holidays.
Jump Giants West London is a one-of-a-kind trampoline park with over 100 trampolines in the main arena.
Go Ape Bracknell The UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Award winning outdoor adventure activities. Families and friends can enjoy a day out like no other. Fly down zip wires, leap off Tarzan Swings and tackle obstacles whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.
French Brothers Boats Runnymede French Brothers boat trips from Runnymede aboard our replica paddle steamer always spark children’s imagination! A short cruise on this charming vessel is available to board from the Runnymede Boathouse, excellent for parking and access for the less able passengers.
Reading Climbing Centre is a superb climbing facility just outside Reading town centre. We cater for children and families from 5 years and up. Our key sessions include Birthday Parties, Kids’ Casual Sessions and our Kids’ progressive Climbing Scheme.
Go Jumpin With 120 interconnected trampolines, battle beam, foam pit, slam dunk hoops and angled side tramps, you're in for a great day! Toddler bounce zone open throughout too, no special scheduling!
Unique Outdoors Reading Outdoor activities including woodland laser combat, archery, high ropes, climbing, Powerfan, survival skills, zorbing and Segways. Birthday parties, get togethers, family outings, groups and individuals.
Dinton Activity Centre is a fully licensed outdoor activity centre situated on Black Swan Lake.
Tenpin Maidenhead is a bowling centre located in St Clouds Way, Holmanleaze. We have 26 modern fully computerised lanes, American Pool tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar for some delicious meal and snack options!
Big Apple Wokingham An entertainment centre for all the family. Offering Tenpin bowling with glow in the dark 'Cosmic' lighting at the weekends, Laserquest laser tag arena, video games, pool tables, bar and facilities.
Absolutely Ten Pin 18 shiny new bowling lanes, 5 American Pool Tables, an EXCLUSIVE VIP room, and a great gourmet food service.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bracknell Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This AMF is air conditioned, has 28 lanes and boasts a diner, arcade and more besides. Aces!
Absolutely Karting Good karting fun for families with kids who are aged 8 and over. A challenging track to race on using some wicked karts. Safety gear and coveralls provided. Race Academy available for kids.
TeamSport Indoor Karting Reading This 450m indoor karting circuit for kids and family karting is the ideal location if you’re looking for action packed fun. Our kids and adult karts can head out on track together – will you let the kids win?
The Reading Mystery Treasure Trail Discover the hidden delights of Reading on this self guided mystery Trail. Our Reading Treasure Trail is one of a great selection of Trails in Berkshire so get exploring with the children today!
Curious About Windsor is an exciting way to explore Windsor. Keep the family involved and intrigued with our unique treasure hunt style walks: answer clues, match pictures, and read tales of people, events and places. Buy or instantly download the booklet then explore in your own time.
The Wokingham Spy Mission Treasure Trail Discover the hidden delights of Wokingham on this self guided themed Trail. Our Wokingham Treasure Trail is one of a great selection of Trails in Berkshire so get exploring with the children today!
Salters Steamers As one of the longest established firms on the Thames they own one of the largest and most exclusive fleets operating on the river. Cruises combine traditional style, contemporary comforts and the highest modern standards.
Kennet Horse Boat Company Leave modern life behind and experience the leisurely travel of yesteryear along one of England’s finest canals. Open between Easter and September. Public trips and self drive day hire options available.
Museum of Berkshire Aviation Museum of local aviation history with much for the interested eye to feast on including re-constructed aircraft, fascinating pictorial records and priceless archives.
Pinewood Miniature Railway The railway has been running miniature steam trains for 25 years, taking passengers for half mile rides through a woodland setting. Why not come along and have a ride!
The Race Hut is a Race Car simulation venue with 16 professional simulators. You can race the whole family in these amazingly realistic simulators in a wide selection or race cars and circuits from around the world. So take on your family and friends and show off your driving skills!
Windsor Duck Tours It’s Time for Splash Down in our New Amphibious Vehicle: Fun Tours of Windsor by Road then with a Splash on The River Thames! Live guides include information on Windsor Castle, The Great Park and other sights around Windsor. Suits Groups, Families, Children of All ages.
French Brothers Boats Windsor French Brothers run boat trips on the River Thames from Windsor, Runnymede and Maidenhead. Choose from a short return trip or a full-day cruise.
Pope's Meadow Come and explore this 13.7 hectare park where 18th Century poet Alexander Pope spent much of his childhood! The parkland is a Local Wildlife Site and includes a pond, copse and open grassland in addition to an outdoor children's play area. Picnic tables and benches are also located throughout the site.
Wellington Country Park 350 acres of beautiful parklands surrounding a 35 acre lake, with numerous activities including adventure play areas, animal farm and petting barn (seasonal) sand pits, water play, miniature railway, enchanted forest, maze, crazy golf plus more besides! Family events held throughout the season too.
California Country Park In the summer a great big paddling pool is opened up, there is a large adventure play area, great nature walks in the ancient bog and woodland replete with natural wildlife!
Shepherd Meadows As neighbouring sites on the River Blackwater in Sandhurst, the children's play area, multi-sport area and skate park at the Memorial Park, combined with a network of paths around the rare habitats of Shepherd Meadows, ensure that a great day out will be had by all!
The Nature Discovery Centre Set amid Thatcham Lake and reedbeds. Enjoy lakeside walks, feed the ducks and let off steam in our adventure playgrounds! Explore the interactive wildlife and natural history displays and games in our Centre and enjoy organic refreshments in our cafe.
Westmorland Park Come and enjoy some peace and quiet in this calm rural setting and bring the children for a fun day out! This welcoming park of nearly 9 hectares is located to the north-east of Bracknell where a wide variety of activities are catered for through its paths, open spaces, play area and pavilion.
Ray Mill Island A charming island accessible by pedestrian bridge, offering aviary and guinea pig enclosure, adventure play area, picnic facilities and cafe, plus Salmon Ladder and historic mill stone at the weir and stream.
Braywick Nature Centre Family friendly nature centre promoting awareness of the natural environment. Displays and exhibitions on local history, wildlife, and sustainability. Plenty to see and do, including adventures with Chase the squirrel, and hainging out in the tipi! Free to visit.
Dinton Pastures Country Park Huge park offering lakes, meadows and rivers for exploration, plus an adventure playground.
Basildon Park An impressive Georgian mansion surrounded by glorious parkland, with woodland trails and garden games outside, Eye Spy trail inside and baking demonstrations in their 1950s kitchen! Fun and interesting.
Cocksherd Bluebell Wood A pleasant local nature reserve known locally as Bluebell Wood for it's expansive displays of that flower in April. A nice walk and a a great backdrop for family photos, but quite isolated with no manmade features.
Kidwells Park 3 hectares of green space featuring a children's play area, sports areas and a park for skating and BMX. Their latest feature is the waterfall bridge, which is lit up at night! Buggy and wheelchair friendly with evenly surfaced paths.
Northcroft and Goldwell Parks Peaceful and attractive riverside park with lots of green space for informal play plus equipped play areas for toddlers and juniors, zip slide and BMX track.
Riverside Gardens and Play Area Offers crazy golf and children's play area with plenty of features as well as natural green space, outdoor seating and a cafe. Not bad!
The Thames Valley Adventure Playground provides opportunities for children with all types of special need and their families to experience the fun and freedom of adventure play in a stimulating and supportive environment. 2½ acres of indoor/outdoor activities, including swings and roundabouts accessible to people using wheelchairs,...
Empire Cinema 10 screen cinema welcoming families in comfortable surroundings for modern features.
Odeon Maidenhead 10 screen cinema in the city centre showing the latest releases daily. Special pocket money priced kids’ screenings on weekend mornings, and throughout the school holidays. There are also dedicated screenings for parents and guardians of young babies.
Hands-on Art Adventures Rediscover your creativity: boys or girls, toddler or grown up, there is an Art Adventure for everybody at our Arts and Crafts Studio in Old Windsor, Berkshire. Pop in and Paint at any time or Make your own Pottery at one of our clubs, courses or Potter's Wheel Events; Arts and Crafts Workshops:...
HaaHoos Ceramics Have a fun session with us doing our fantastic pottery painting or decopatch activities. Relax in our large, friendly and open studio with a tea/coffee and piece of cake and be creative! We also have a selection of great birthday party packages.
Mad Hatters Pottery Painting Cafe A bright, vibrant and friendly pottery painting studio coupled with a top class coffee shop and cafe.
Extreme Motion Artfully landscaped crazy golf, wacky family zorbing, and, if you're brave enough, the Bungee Trampoline! Plus cycle hire, coffee shop, and the rest of the park to enjoy.
Go Ape Forest Segway You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Swinley Forest, Bracknell. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Burley Lodge Equestrian Centre BHS approved centre offering lessons from 4 years, plus hacks, dressage, jump work and cross country riding available. Newly surfaced, floodlit school!
Checkendon Equestrian Centre BHS approved facility offering lessons from around 3, an equine swimming pool, scenic hacks, cross country riding and Pony Club. Toddlers can start with gently guided woodland pony rides!
Cloud Stables BHS approved lessons from toddler upward; plus Pony Mornings, Days, Weeks and Camps; and Tots' Trots. Horsey goodness for all!
Snowball Farm Equestrian Centre BHS approved facility offering all weather riding lessons for over 4s, plus cross country and off road hacking.
Laser Quest Berkshire Cool high tech laser tag, the shoot em up participation game played with infra red guns and sensors! Make your way through the atmospheric maze environment and shoot everyone you come across, yes, even mum! Unless of course you're playing the team version, then it's you guys against the world!