Berkshire is in the south of England to the west of London. Surrounded by Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire to the north, Wiltshire to the west and Hampshire and Surrey to the south, it's a delightful county that's rich in history. Nowadays it combines gentle countryside with pretty villages and market towns, heritage attractions with modern facilities - making it the perfect location for a short break or a longer holiday. Many people visit Berkshire and head for Windsor to see the castle, yet the county also has plenty of other attractions to enjoy and experience too. Stay in an Accor Hotel in Berkshire and explore all that the county has to offer while spending some time in a small, personalised hotel that puts the happiness and comfort of its guests right at the top of the list of priorities.
Where to Go in Berkshire
Beale Park wildlife park and gardens in Lower Basildon has a fishing lake, narrow gauge diesel railway and model boats as well as being home to a diverse collection of animals such as ring tailed lemurs, wallabies and meerkats. Relax in the Jubilee Water Garden, admire the sculptures or take part in 'Animal Athletics'. Beale Park is a wonderful day out for people of all ages and abilities. Wellington Country Park near Reading is a magnificent country park with 350 acres of woodlands, nature trails and a lake. There's plenty of adventure and play areas for young children, an animal farm and even a human snakes and ladders game to be played on the hill.
Elsewhere, Highclere Castle in Newbury is home to the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon. This country house in the Jacobean style is set in 5000 acres with a park designed by Capability Brown. Highclere was used as the setting for the popular drama Downton Abbey, making it popular with visitors from all over the world.
Accor Hotels in Berkshire
Accor is a chain, but it really doesn't feel like the usual 'corporate' chain experience. Accor hotels are modern clean and comfortable, but still retain their individuality and character. Rooms are available in a range of sizes including standard, double, twin and deluxe. Facilities include bars, restaurants and health and fitness suites while room service and Wi-Fi is also available.