Berkshire lies in the south of England to the west of London. It is surrounded by the counties of Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and Surrey making it extremely accessible. Berkshire is one of the oldest counties in England and is sometimes known as the Royal County because of Windsor and its world famous castle, and the occasional royal occupant, of course! It dates back to 860 AD and was an important county in the Middle Ages. Nowadays it combines the modernity of the university town of Reading and extremely popular tourist attractions such as Legoland with heritage sites such as Reading Abbey or Runnymede, making it a great destination for families with kids of all ages. To make sure you get to see everything this great county has to offer, a family friendly hotel in Berkshire makes a great base while letting you truly relax and enjoy yourself.
Fun for Everyone in Berkshire
Legoland Windsor theme park and themed hotel is just four miles away from the M4 and three miles away from Windsor Castle, making it easy to get to, and a great fun day out. Legoland has more than 50 interactive rides and exhibitions, and is perfect for children up to 12 years old.
If your little ones are interested in saving the planet then head to the Living Rainforest in Hampstead Norreys - a charity and amazing indoor tropical rainforest. This visitor attraction, ecological and education centre is fully wheelchair accessible and home to over 700 species of plants and animals including butterflies and monkeys, toucans and armadillos. There are also talks, workshops and family events all taking place under a canopy of leaves.
If you fancy getting out in the fresh air then 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. Alternatively, 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.
Family-Friendly Hotels in Berkshire
Family-Friendly Hotels in Berkshire pride themselves on their warm welcomes and comfortable surroundings for guests of all ages. Room facilities include WiFi, housekeeping and room service. A range of room sizes are available including double, twin and family rooms.