Windsor Castle Berkshire

LegoLand - Windsor

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Lego Land is a great place to visit with lots of things to do with kids. The park has lots of fantastic models made from Lego as you would expect. However, there are lots of rides for you to enjoy as well. The park has a discovery centre and for those that love to build they will quickly settle down and start to create their own models - and the Kids may join them too!

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is one of the most popular things to do in Berkshire, a top tourist attraction, venue for hosting state visits, and the Queen's preferred weekend home. It was originally designed to protect Norman dominance around the outskirts of London, and to oversee a strategically important part of the River Thames.

A tour of the castle allows you to visit some of the castle rooms, see how the kitchens function and to view collections, portraits and exhibitions that are on show at the time of your visit. Windsor Castle is not only one of the great places to visit in Berkshire but also in the UK. In front of Windsor Castle is the great Windsor park. Behind the castle is the town of Windsor and across the river Thames, Eton.

Royal Ascot Racecourse

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Royal Ascot is one of the leading racecourses in the United Kingdom and the course is closely associated with the Royal Family and for great for days out in Berkshire. Ascot stages twenty-six days of Flat racing each year, between May and October. It also stages important jump racing throughout the winter months. The Royal Meeting, held in June, remains a major draw and one of the fantastic places to visit in Berkshire with the highlight being the Gold Cup. The most prestigious race is the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes run in July. The racecourse is also associated with high fashion and many compete to be the most fashionably dressed people at the race meeting.

Coral Reef Waterworld

Coral Reef Waterworld

Coral Reef Water World is a fun pool with a pirate ship as it's main feature. Coral Reef Water World can be found opposite The Look Out Discovery Centre and the combination could be one of those great things to do with kids in Berkshire.

Look Out Discovery Centre

Look out discovery centre in Berkshire

If you are looking for things to do with kids in Berkshire, the Lookout Discovery centre is a good choice for younger children. The centre is an interactive, hands-on science and nature exhibition centre allowing kids to both play and learn new skills at the same time. There are almost 100 exhibits themed in zones such as: Sound and Communication, Light and Colour, Forces and Movement, Body and Perception, Woodland and Water. Throughout the year there are special presentations and shows so if you don't know what to do in Berkshire, here is a possible answer. The centre is set in a beautiful woodland setting with cycle trails, nature walks and an adventure play area.

Go Ape

Go Ape at Swinley forest in Bracknell

Go Ape is a network of rope bridges, trapezes, tunnels and zip wires that stretches for roughly a mile through the tree canopy. This is a fantastic experience where you will be trained in the use of harnesses, pulleys, carabineers and various safety methods by qualified instructors. You will then safely navigate through a tree top obstacle course to eventually finish on a brilliant zip-wire descent. The centre is found in Swinley Forest, Bracknell. If you are looking for exciting things to do in Berkshire this weekend it's time to get out of your comfort zone and give GO Ape a try.

Bracknell Ski Slope & Ice Rink

Bracknell Ski slope

Bracknell Ski & Ice is a large leisure complex with Dry ski slopes and an Olympic sized ice rink. The centre offers tuition for all ages and abilities in Skiing, Snow boarding and ice skating and if you are looking for things to do in Berkshire this weekend that will entertain the kids this could be the solution.

Bracknell ice rink

Beale Park

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Beale Park has a fantastic setting next to the River Thames and is one of the best places to visit in Berkshire. The park has a number of attractions that include a wildlife park, 3 ornamental lakes, gardens and a deer park. Beale Park is probably best known for its bird collection and has a good reputation for conservation work and helping endangered species. The wildlife park contains animals such as lemurs, raccoons, mongoose, tamarin monkeys and other unusual species. The park also has adventure playgrounds for both young and older children including paddling pools ideal for days out in Berkshire with the kids. Anyone interested in a cruise on the River Thames can board a boat from the river bank making it one of those perfect days out in Berkshire.

The Living Rainforest

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If you are looking for things to do in Berkshire this weekend the Living Rainforest could be a possibility. The Living rainforest is an incredible tropical glasshouse that houses over 700 species of exotic plants, animals and birds. When you visit, you follow trails that guide you through the tropical environment and you will be able see lizards, monkeys, snakes, crocodiles and butterflies in their natural environment.

Extreme Motions

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Extreme Motions is an adventure park in Berkshire with plenty of things to do for kids such as Zorbing, skate boarding, cycle hire, mini-golf and bungee trampoline.

Bucklebury Farm Park

Bucklebury Farm Park has over 70 acres of parkland to explore on a tractor and trailer ride. There are plenty of animals to see including Deer, ponies, donkeys, pigs and wild boar. There are also animals in the petting area such as rabbits and guinea pigs. There are both indoor and outdoor adventure playgrounds, den building, pedal go-kart track, nature trail and woodland walks. Children love these types of days out in Berkshire.

Bucklebury Farm Park - feeding the reindeerchildren feeding a goat at Buckleberry Farm park

Reading Festival

Reading festival

This is one half of a pair of festivals that take place each year in Leeds and Reading.

24th - 26th August 2018

Things to do in Berkshire UK

Legoland Holidays

The Legoland Hotel in Windsor

Legoland Holidays are the OFFICIAL short break provider to LEGOLAND® Windsor, with the best deals & availability. LEGOLAND Holidays packages include theme Park tickets, a hotel stay, breakfast AND 2nd Day FREE!

As you can see from the photo the hotel is something special. This is the Windsor legoland hotel but there are Lego theme parks all around the world.

Check out the special offers to find all the details.

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