If you're taking a break to Berkshire and you're travelling with smaller children, it's always a good idea to have an ace attraction up your sleeve. While grown-ups might be delighted at the idea of wandering around the Eton Wick War Museum or taking in the serene architecture of Reading Abbey, kids need something a bit more interactive. Bucklebury Farm Park makes for a superb family day out, whatever the weather. With plenty of good, family-friendly hotels in the vicinity, from cosy B&Bs to upmarket, elegant hotels, you can reduce the time in the car and spend more of it engaging with your little ones.
Hotels near Bucklebury Farm Park
You'll find Bucklebury Farm Park just 15 minutes from the M4 and close to the town of Thatcham. Reported to be the favourite farm park of our future king, Prince George, it offers 77 acres of rolling Berkshire countryside populated with all manner of animals such as wild boar, llamas and Nubian goats. With a petting zoo on-site and ample opportunity to spot the herds of deer that roam the grounds, there's something for visitors of all ages. The closest hotels are to be found in Bracknell, which is just half an hour on the motorway. For those on a budget, there is a good selection of comfortable and affordable hotels, such as the Elizabeth House bed and breakfast, the Fines Bayliwick Hotel and the Grange Bracknell.
Special Occasions for All the Family
However, if you're travelling as part of a special occasion and want to treat your family to a slice of the high life, there are some outstanding family-friendly hotels in the area. The Oakley Court Hotel is just half an hour away, situated on the outskirts of Windsor. A luxurious hotel, it enjoys a riverside setting and families can even charter their own private river cruise along the Thames. This hotel is also within easy reach of a number of other family attractions, including Legoland Windsor and Thorpe Park.
Bucklebury Farm is a superb attraction for the family. Book a room in a hotel nearby and you'll find the door opens onto a range of other family-filled adventures for kids of all ages.