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  • London Wesminster bridge parliament Big Ben clock

    London calling!

    Love the idea of going into London but find it all just a leetle bit daunting? Make life easy on yourself with our Top 10 tips on how to have a cracking time in the city this Summer.

  • 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.

  • 7 perfect days of summer – just add gin!

    Ableforth's Bathtub gin looks cool, tastes even better and will rev you up for a summer of fun. Here, win a case (yup, six bottles of it!) and find out for yourself.

  • South beach Studland bay golden sand beach huts trees

    This way to the beach

    Scorchio! The sun has got his hat on (at long last) so we’re thinking impromptu daytrip to the coast. Who’s in?

  • 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.

  • Woman wearing Hall Huber Green silk maxi dress carrying hydrangea

    Race day ready

    Newbury Racecourse is looking for the Most Stylish Racegoers. Make it to the winners' enclosure.

  • Royal best in show

    Saddle up, we're diving into the Royal Windsor Horse Show archives to take a peek at the Queen and fam.

  • Hello to the H2O

    Make a splash and beat the heat at Berkshire's lidos, splash zones and aqua parks.

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