Bookmark

My Faves

Click the bookmark icon to save all the stuff you love.

Be The First To Know

Your inside line on the new, unique and unmissable across Berkshire

Sign up to our newsletter

Reader Treats Just For You!

Family days out

  • 20 fab Xmas fairs and markets

    Before we hit the parties and panto, get into the Crimbo spirit with a mulled wine, minced pie and Muddy's pick of the festive markets and fairs.

  • Wellington Country Fair and Horse Trials Pimms Buss

    A very British affair

    Race you to the Pimms bus… bagsy the backseat. Wellington Country Fair & Horse Trials is putting on a very British affair, day trippers, with local food, furry friends and free range kids. Get the lowdown and a delicious Muddy discount.

  • Party like a pin up

    OMG! We can't wait. Retro Festival (Fri 9 – Sun 11 Aug) is like stepping into the final scene of Grease. Grab you skintight trousers and Letterman sweater, here's the best bits.

  • Two people Zipwire over London's South Bank Zip Now London

    18 summer day trips

    Exhausted all your local entertainment options already this summer hols? We've scoured far and wide beyond Berkshire for some great day trip ideas.

  • Bumper Easter Guide

    Release the kids… you're about to nail the Easter break like a parenting ninja with 40 cool things to do with your mini mes in Berks and beyond.

  • National Trist Bluebell woods Berkshire Photograph by Hugh Mothersole

    Best bluebell walks in Berks

    The bluebells will be breaking cover and will look their blooming finest throughout April. Here's the best walks in Berkshire with plenty of pubby pitstops.

  • illuminated see saws Kings Cross London

    Day trippers

    Half term's here (*smiles through gritted teeth*). Please the little people and save your sanity by checking out these 24 family day trips.

  • Boy fixing robot

    Half term? We can fix it!

    Half term saviours coming your way. We know exactly to keep the kids entertained - from lego film courses and cookery to the best theatre and days out. We've nailed it.

  • Welford Park snowdrops woodland tress

    Snowdrops everywhere!

    They're coming out! The loveliest places to catch winter snowdrops across Berks and beyond over the next few weeks.

  • Christmas in the West End

    Shows, panto, ballet, musicals, even a bit of puppetry… check out our pick of the West End this holiday season.

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

Read the reviews

Little Black Book

Our handpicked selection of best local businesses

View the businesses
Home icon Back Home

The Urban Guide to the Countryside - Berkshire