Lots to do this Summer Holiday in our local area – cllck pink text for more details!
Activities for Kids & Families
Vale & Downland Museum in Wantage offers lots of interactive fun for kids
Crofton Beam Engines lots to explore. Cafe closed in 2020 but you can bring your own picnic. Free entry.
Go Ape – A high ropes adventure course in Bracknell.
Treasure Trails explore a town or village near you.
PP Guide to Places to Visit – Our personal list of the best local places to visit all year round (check their current availability)
FUN FOR FREE
Five Free Ways to Entertain Your Kids – local stand-up comic Toni Kent shares her top tips on low budget parenting…
West Berkshire Museum’s free summer craft activity sheets and a writing competition to enjoy at home
Savernake Forest – lots of lovely trails to walk and cycle, near Marlborough
Nature Discovery Centre in Thatcham
Beat the Bug daily holiday activity planner
Splash Park in Victoria Park, Newbury open to 8 children at a time.
Crofton Beam Engines near Great Bedwyn. Lots to explore. Cafe closed in 2020 but you can bring your own picnic. Free entry.
Wilton Windmill – lovely site to vist & have a picnic
Visit Pewsey Vale – beautiful countryside to explore on foot or bike
Monster Hero Safari Trail in Thatcham (free for first 100 families, then £2 per family)
Lots more family fun organised by Thatcham Town Council
Have Fun Geocaching– turn a walk into an adventure. What treasure will you find?
Cook up a storm – have fun taking over the kitchen!
Science Fun at Home – 5 easy experiments to do (that don’t require any specialist equipment!) from Ruth at Mini Professors