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Abbey Meadows Playground, Abingdon

The new Abbey Meadows playground in Abingdon is now open and is definitely worth a visit.  A £320,000 investment has created a ...

Abbey Cl, Abingdon OX14 3JD, UK
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Family Canoe Adventure on the River Wye

A family canoe expedition in an open Canadian canoe is a great fun adventure which the whole family is sure to remember for years to ...

Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9, UK
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Go Ape, Bracknell

If you’re looking for some adventure thrills for kids (and adults too!), check out Go Ape Bracknell at The Look Out. It’s a ...

Bracknell RG12 7QW, UK
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A to Z of Things To Do With Kids in Berkshire

Looking for some ideas of places go and things to do with kids in Berkshire? Here’s our A to Z packed with suggestions of ...

Reading, UK
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Best Family Campsites

A weekend camping with kids is a great way to spend time together and enjoy the outdoors.  Here are some great family campsite ...

Oxford, UK
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Where To Go For A Family Bike Ride In Berkshire

Getting outdoors and getting active together as a family creates great experiences and memories.  Here are our top tips for where to go ...

Reading, UK
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Leys Recreation Ground, Witney

The Leys Recreation Ground in Witney is a fantastic park with lots for all the family to enjoy. As well as the lovely open grassy space ...

2 The Leys, Witney OX28 4DH, UK
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Berkshire Family Bike Ride: Thatcham to Theale

The Kennet and Avon Canal is a brilliant place to go on a family bike ride in Berkshire.  There are miles of fairly flat, car-free ...

Thatcham, UK
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Upton Playground

Upton Playground is a really excellent playground for children aged 5 years and older.  Located next to Upton Village Hall, there is ...

Upton, Didcot OX11 9HX, UK
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Wellington Country Park

Wellington Country Park describes itself as Berkshire’s largest playground and it lives up to it.  The country park has so much ...

Riseley, Reading RG7 1SP, UK
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St Mary’s Fields Circular Walk, Kidlington

The small circular walk around St Mary’s fields has long been a favourite in my family.  It’s not very long so perfect for ...

106 Church St, Kidlington OX5 2AZ, UK
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Alexandra Gardens, Windsor

Alexandra Gardens in Windsor is a beautiful place to go with the family if you’re thinking of a trip to Windsor.  Located right ...

Windsor SL4 5JA, UK
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Parkhill Recreation Ground (Benmead Road Park)

Officially called Parkhill Recreation Ground, my kids have always referred to this little park in Kidlington as Benmead Road park.  ...

Benmead Rd, Kidlington OX5 2DA, UK
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Bury Knowle Park

Bury Knowle is a beautiful park in Oxford’s Headington.  It’s a lovely spot for a family picnic and has lots to keep the ...

149-155 A420, Oxford OX3 9ED, UK
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Cuttleslowe and Sunnymeade Park

Cuttleslowe and Sunnymeade Park is the all time favourite park for my kids in Oxford because it has so much to do there.  Covering 42 ...

Park Cl, Oxford OX2 8NP, UK
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Blenheim Palace

A trip to Blenheim Palace is a magical day out.  Prepare to be ‘wowed’ as you drive up the long driveway toward the palace. ...

Woodstock OX20 1PS, UK
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Grey’s Court (National Trust)

A day out to a National Trust property is always fun and Grey’s Court near Henley is no exception. There is a beautiful house, ...

Rotherfield Greys, Henley-on-Thames RG9 4PG, UK
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Bure Park Nature Reserve

If you fancy somewhere for a run around, or a good place for younger ones to bike without the worry of cars, then head over to Bure ...

11 Poppylands, Bicester OX26 3ZP, UK
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Far Peak Campsite, Cotswolds

A camping trip to Far Peak Campsite in the Cotswolds is highly recommended. With an indoor and outdoor climbing centre, a low ropes ...

Cheltenham GL54 3AP, UK
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The Look Out – Swinley Forest, Bracknell

Swinley Forest is a great low cost destination for a outdoor family day.  Park at the Look Out and enjoy free access to walking and ...

Bracknell RG12 7QW, UK
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Steeple Aston Play Park

Steeple Aston has a lovely mid sized play park with a good range of equipment for younger and older kids.  It’s mostly wooden ...

Grange Park, Steeple Aston, Bicester OX25 4SR, UK
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Kirtlington Quarry

Once a busy quarry, Kirtlington Quarry is now a nature reserve.  It’s not specifically set up with any kids activities but I ...

Mill Ln, Kidlington OX5 3HW, UK
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Green Dragon Eco Farm

I’d seen the Green Dragon Rare Breeds & Eco Centre recommended by other mums on various Facebook pages so decided it would be ...

Buckingham MK18 3LA, UK
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The Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock

If your kids love dinosaurs, then they’ll have fun at the Oxfordshire Museum in Woodstock.  Entry is free which makes it a low ...

Woodstock OX20 1SN, UK
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Rectory Farm

Rectory Farm is more than just a PYO (pick your own). With some extra facilities for kids on site, you can easily extend your visit to ...

Stanton St John, Oxford OX33 1HF, UK
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Bracelands Campsite, Forest of Dean

Less than 2 hours drive from Oxford, the Forest of Dean makes a great weekend away.  With beautiful ancient forest, canoeing on the ...

Coleford GL16 7NP, UK

Mill Meadows Toddler Playground, Henley

There are two great playgrounds at Mill Meadows, by the river, in Henley. The wooden adventure playground is suitable for older ...

Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1BF, UK
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Mill Meadows Adventure Playground, Henley

There are two great playgrounds at Mill Meadows, by the river, in Henley. One is ideal for toddlers and younger children.  The other ...

Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1BF, UK
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Hollands Wood Campsite, New Forest

New Forest Camping Less than 2 hours drive from Oxford, the New Forest makes an excellent camping destination doable in a weekend. ...

Brockenhurst, Hampshire SO42 7QH, UK
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Ball Run at Basildon Park

The ball run at Basildon Park is open annually from mid May throughout the summer.  Buy a ball run kit for £3 which is valid to use all ...

Reading, West Berkshire RG8 9NR, UK

Shotover Country Park

Located on the edge of Oxford, Shotover Country Park offers a great trip out with the family.  It’s open all year round and ...

Oxford, Oxfordshire OX3 8TA, UK
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Postern Hill Campsite, Marlborough

Postern Hill Campsite, near Marlborough is a fantastic campsite, less than an hours drive from Oxford.  Situated in  4500 Savernake ...

Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8 4ND, UK
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4 Kingdoms

4 Kingdoms Family Farm and Adventure Park is a great day out for the whole family.  With a large multi-level outdoor play zone, bouncy ...

Headley, Thatcham, Hampshire RG19 8JY, UK
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Millets Farm Centre

Millets Farm Centre is great for a trip with younger kids and really good value too as it’s free! It’s perfect if you want ...

Frilford, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX13 5HB, UK
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Dinton Pastures

For a great family day out, Dinton Pastures is a great destination.  With an awesome playground, lakes perfect for cycling or talking a ...

Hurst, Reading, Wokingham RG10 0TH, UK
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Hinksey Park and Playground

Hinksey Park is a lovely spacious area to run around and enjoy a picnic.  There is a pond with ducks and swans, a good sandy playground ...

Lake St, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 4RP, UK
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Hinksey Outdoor Pool

We visited Hinksey Outdoor Pool for the first time on a sunny day in early April.  It’s a fabulous place which is definitely ...

Lake St, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 4RP, UK
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Top 10 Bluebell Walks in Berkshire

  Not long after Easter, towards the end of April, the bluebells start to appear in woodland across the UK. Forests are ...

Bracknell RG12 7QW, UK
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Top 10 Bluebell Walks in Oxfordshire

Not long after Easter, towards the end of April, the bluebells start to appear in woodland across the UK. Forests are transformed with ...

Oxford, Oxfordshire OX44 9PX, UK
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Beale Park

A trip to Beale Park, near Pangbourne, is always a fun family day out.  Set in 350 acres of Thames-side land, the park feels spacious ...

Reading, West Berkshire RG8 9NW, UK
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Dorney Lake

Dorney Lake is a fantastic place for a family walk, bike, scoot or rollerskate.  Set in a spectacular 450-acre parkland near Windsor, ...

Unnamed Road, Windsor, Buckinghamshire SL4 6QF, UK
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Moulsford Playground

Tucked away next to Moulsford Pavilion, Moulsford playground is a wonderful playground for kids of all ages.  Opened in 2014, ...

Moulsford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 9JD, UK
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The Nature Discovery Centre

A trip to the Nature Discovery Centre in Thatcham makes a great day out whatever the weather.  With two adventure playgrounds, a lake ...

Thatcham, West Berkshire RG19 3FU, UK
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Earth Trust Centre

A trip to the Earth Trust Centre (Little Wittenham, near Abingdon) is well worth a visit, with interesting activities for kids of all ...

Little Wittenham, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 4QZ, UK
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Bucklebury Farm Park

Bucklebury Farm Park is a favourite day out for my family.  There’s a great mix of outdoor and indoor activities so suitable for ...

Bucklebury, Reading, West Berkshire RG7 6RR, UK
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Cogges Manor Farm

Cogges Manor Farm is steeped in history but bang up to date for lots of family fun. Nominated for several awards, they have won the ...

Church Ln, Witney, Oxfordshire OX28 3LA, UK
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Basildon Park

If you are a National Trust Member, a trip to Basildon Park makes a great day out. Visit the Georgian mansion, or explore the 400 acres ...

Reading, West Berkshire RG8 9NR, UK

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A trip out to pick your own fruit makes a wonderful outing with children. We picked blackberries in September at The Old Farm Shop, ...

Harwell Abingdon Oxfordshire OX14 4DP GB
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Sloe Gin Recipe

Sloes are the fruit on a blackthorn tree.  They are ready for picking when they turn blue, usually in late August/September/October ...

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Abbey Meadows Playground, Abingdon

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Family Canoe Adventure on the River Wye

A family canoe expedition in an open Canadian canoe is a great fun adventure which the whole family is sure to remember for years to ...

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Go Ape, Bracknell

If you’re looking for some adventure thrills for kids (and adults too!), check out Go Ape Bracknell at The Look Out. It’s a ...

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A to Z of Things To Do With Kids in Berkshire

Looking for some ideas of places go and things to do with kids in Berkshire? Here’s our A to Z packed with suggestions of ...

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Best Family Campsites

A weekend camping with kids is a great way to spend time together and enjoy the outdoors.  Here are some great family campsite ...

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Where To Go For A Family Bike Ride In Berkshire

Getting outdoors and getting active together as a family creates great experiences and memories.  Here are our top tips for where to go ...

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Leys Recreation Ground, Witney

The Leys Recreation Ground in Witney is a fantastic park with lots for all the family to enjoy. As well as the lovely open grassy space ...

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Kilkenny Lane Country Park

Set on the edge of a housing development near Carterton,  Kilkenny Lane Country Park is a surprisingly fun place to go with the kids.   ...

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Berkshire Family Bike Ride: Thatcham to Theale

The Kennet and Avon Canal is a brilliant place to go on a family bike ride in Berkshire.  There are miles of fairly flat, car-free ...

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Upton Playground

Upton Playground is a really excellent playground for children aged 5 years and older.  Located next to Upton Village Hall, there is ...

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Wellington Country Park

Wellington Country Park describes itself as Berkshire’s largest playground and it lives up to it.  The country park has so much ...

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