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Splash Pads and Lidos in Berkshire

Splash Pads and Lidos in Berkshire

With Summer on our minds and thoughts turning to long hot days with the little ones, we started thinking about all the family friendly splash pads, pools and lidos in Berkshire and just beyond, to cool down and have some fun with the children. Here […]

What’s on this Bank Holiday Weekend in Berkshire: 26 – 28 May 2018

What’s on this Bank Holiday Weekend in Berkshire: 26 – 28 May 2018

May, you lovely thing you. Two Bank Holiday Weekends is just perfection and we’re feeling thoroughly spoilt. The 2nd one is fast approaching and there’s loads of fun things planned. If you’re looking for family friendly things to do in Berkshire this weekend, here’s are […]

What’s on in Berkshire May Half Term 2018

What’s on in Berkshire May Half Term 2018

May Half Term is just around the corner, and if you’re looking for things to do with the kiddies over the school holidays then have a look at our handy guide to all the best bits in Berkshire this half term 28 May – 1 […]

Little Ankle Biters Awards 2018 Winners

Little Ankle Biters Awards 2018 Winners

Wow! A huge thank you to everyone who nominated and voted in your thousands in this year’s Little Ankle Biters Awards. We’ve been overwhelmed by the support and votes received. We’re really excited to now announce your winners for 2018. Drum roll please………   Award […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 19 & 20 May 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 19 & 20 May 2018

Unless you’ve been holidaying on a remote dessert island for the last 6 months (in which case, lucky you), it won’t have escaped your notice that there’s a certain Royal Wedding taking place this weekend in Windsor. Whether you’re heading in to town to get […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 12 – 13 May 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 12 – 13 May 2018

Here’s a handy guide to all the best, not-to-be-missed bits happening in Berkshire this weekend for families. If you’d like great events, competitions and recommendations sent directly to your email inbox, why not sign up to our weekly newsletter here.   Carters Steam Fair at […]

What’s on this Bank Holiday Weekend in Berkshire: 5 – 7 May 2018

What’s on this Bank Holiday Weekend in Berkshire: 5 – 7 May 2018

Hurrah, the 3 day weekend is within touching distance and we’ve got a handy guide right here for you covering what’s on this May Bank Holiday weekend in Berkshire for families. It’s as hot as we wish the weather was. If you’d like great events, […]

Little Ankle Biters Awards 2018 – Voting Now Closed!

Little Ankle Biters Awards 2018 – Voting Now Closed!

Annnnnd stop. Voting has now closed for the Little Ankle Biters Awards 2018. We’re off to get our calculators out, and will be announcing your winners here, and on our Facebook page, later this week. Thank you so much to everyone who took the time […]

Merry May Half Term Fun at the River & Rowing Museum

Merry May Half Term Fun at the River & Rowing Museum

If you’re looking for something to do over the May Half Term 2018, why not skip over to the River & Rowing Museum in Henley on Thames for bundles of family fun? From Weaving Wonders to Shimmering Shells, the Museum is packed with fun things […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 28 – 29 April 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 28 – 29 April 2018

Here’s a handy guide to all the best, not-to-be-missed bits happening in Berkshire this weekend for families. If you’d like great events, competitions and recommendations sent directly to your email inbox, why not sign up to our weekly newsletter here.   Little Me Carnival, Maidenhead […]

Pubs with a Garden and Play Area in Berkshire

Pubs with a Garden and Play Area in Berkshire

What better way to spend a lazy summer’s day than chilling out in a lovely pub garden, glass of wine in hand, and all the better if there’s a play area for the little ones to keep entertained. So we decided to pull together a […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 21 – 22 April 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 21 – 22 April 2018

Here’s a handy guide to all the best, not-to-be-missed bits happening in Berkshire this weekend for families. If you’d like great events, competitions and recommendations sent directly to your email inbox, why not sign up to our weekly newsletter here.   Teletubbies Live at the […]

Free Fun for Families in Berkshire

Free Fun for Families in Berkshire

Children can be an expensive business. The dent in my bank balance after school holidays led me to start looking at what free fun there was available for families in Berkshire and the surrounding areas. And the answer is, loads. We’ve had a fantastic time getting out […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 14 – 15 April 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 14 – 15 April 2018

Here’s a handy guide to all the best, not-to-be-missed bits happening in Berkshire this weekend for families. If you’d like great events, competitions and recommendations sent directly to your email inbox, why not sign up to our weekly newsletter here.   Carters Steam Fair 80s […]

Little Ankle Biters Awards 2018 – Nominations Now Closed

Little Ankle Biters Awards 2018 – Nominations Now Closed

Nominations have now closed for the Little Ankle Biters Awards 2018, thank you for taking the time to nominate your favourite family friendly businesses in Berkshire. We’ll be announcing your finalists on Monday 30 April, there will be 5 in each category and you can […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 7 – 8 April 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 7 – 8 April 2018

The Easter holidays are in full swing and you’ll be glad to hear there’s loads of fun events and days out for families in Berkshire this weekend. So here’s our handy guide to all the best bits happening 7 – 8 April 2018. Have fun! […]

Friends for All Norden Farm Competition T&Cs

Friends for All Norden Farm Competition T&Cs

**Competition Now Closed**   We’ve teamed up with our friends at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in Maidenhead to give 2 lucky families the chance to win a family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) to see the fantastic children’s show ‘Friends for All’ at […]

What’s on this Easter Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 30 March – 2 April 2018

What’s on this Easter Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 30 March – 2 April 2018

Hurrah, the long weekend is within touching distance, and if you can peel the kiddies away from the Easter eggs for a bit, there’s an absolutely jam packed agenda all weekend long. So here’s our handy guide to all the best bits happening this bank […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 24 & 25 March 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 24 & 25 March 2018

Spring has officially begun and we’re kick starting this glorious season with a packed guide for the weekend. Here’s your Little Ankle Biters weekly round-up of what’s on this weekend in Berkshire for families, 24 and 25 March 2018. Also, don’t forget this weekend the […]

Maidenhead Festival 2018

Maidenhead Festival 2018

The 2018 two-day Maidenhead Festival will take place over the weekend of 21 and 22 July. The family-focussed event will feature music, a beach, fairground, stalls and side shows, and if you’re lucky you might even spot a friendly clown or acrobat. The festival will […]

Dear Zoo, Corn Exchange Newbury, 5 – 6 May 2018

Dear Zoo, Corn Exchange Newbury, 5 – 6 May 2018

Dear Zoo was one of the first treasured books we picked for the nursery shelf when we found out we were first expecting, it’s beautifully simple story packed with big nostalgic emotions and we were delighted to see it was coming to the Corn Exchange […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 17 & 18 March 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 17 & 18 March 2018

Here’s your Little Ankle Biters weekly round-up of what’s on this weekend in Berkshire for families. There’s lots of gorgeous March-shaped fun happening, here’s our guide to the best bits that you won’t want to miss. If you’d like great events, competitions and recommendations sent […]

Easter at Henley River and Rowing Museum

Easter at Henley River and Rowing Museum

Henley River and Rowing Museum have a daily Easter Egg trail over the Easter Holidays where children can have fun following a bunny trail around the museum and claim a mini Easter Egg as their prize. The museum is set on the river Thames in […]

Birds of Prey at Henley River and Rowing Museum

Birds of Prey at Henley River and Rowing Museum

This Easter, Millets Farm are bringing Birds of Prey including Owls, Eagles and Hawks to Henley River and Rowing Museum where you can also enjoy nature themed art and craft activities – watch out for the vultures! The museum is set on the river Thames […]

Bocketts Farm, Leatherhead, Surrey

Bocketts Farm, Leatherhead, Surrey

We paid a visit to Bocketts Farm in Leatherhead, Surrey, and fell in love with the muddy farm life. This is a great day out for families with children of all ages which we’d highly recommend. Set in the countryside of the North Downs just […]

Bluebell Walks in Berkshire for Families

Bluebell Walks in Berkshire for Families

Bluebells traditionally start appearing from mid April through to May, they really are a stunning sight and a lovely way to spend a morning with the kiddies. We’ve got a handy guide to some of our favourite places to go for a bluebell walk in […]

River & Rowing Museum, Henley, Oxfordshire

River & Rowing Museum, Henley, Oxfordshire

We visited the River & Rowing Museum in Henley for the first time recently and now we’ve discovered it I’m sure it’s somewhere we’ll visit time and time again. The museum is set on the river Thames in the beautiful town of Henley with it’s […]

Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave, The Hexagon Reading

Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave, The Hexagon Reading

Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave – Sunday 20 May 2018, 2.00 – 4.00pm – The Hexagon Reading Due to selling out so quickly, the world famous, award-winning, Glastonbury Festival performing, family rave sensation Big Fish Little Fish has added another date at the fabulous […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 10 & 11 March 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 10 & 11 March 2018

With Mother’s Day coming up this weekend (please, please let there be a lie in), there’s lots of fun stuff happening in Berkshire for families. Here’s our guide to all the best, not-to-be-missed bits. If you’d like great events, competitions and recommendations sent directly to […]

Monstersaurus, Corn Exchange, Newbury

Monstersaurus, Corn Exchange, Newbury

The fantastic children’s show Monstersaurus comes to the Corn Exchange Newbury on Friday 13 April 2018. One day Monty found a book ‘Inventions Very Rare’. Create yourself a monster friend, BUT ONLY IF YOU DARE. This brand new show from the creators of ‘Aliens Love […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 3 & 4 March 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 3 & 4 March 2018

Well hello Spring, you cold snowy thing, you! If you’re looking for things to do with the kiddies guaranteed to put a spring in your step and warm things up, here’s our guide to what’s on this weekend in Berkshire for families. If you’d like […]

Advertise your Business in Berkshire

Advertise your Business in Berkshire

If you’re looking to advertise or promote your business in Berkshire, Little Ankle Biters offer a full range of advertising and promotional opportunities including sponsored features, advertising banners, featured posts, social media packages and partnerships from just £20 per month. Little Ankle Biters launched in […]

Ragtime Theatre School, Newbury

Ragtime Theatre School, Newbury

Ragtime Theatre School in Newbury, Berkshire, offers fun Musical Theatre classes for children aged 4 – 12 years. Ragtime Theatre Main School Saturdays, 10.30am – 13.30pm (term time) Ages 7 – 12 years Classes in singing, acting and dancing. Acting: From fun drama exercises, to […]

Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales, The Hexagon, Reading

Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales, The Hexagon, Reading

Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales is a live show for children, coming to the Hexagon Theatre in Reading on Saturday 7 April 2018. Four terrific tales – one superb show. Under the sea, out on the farm and into the jungle, these terrific tales are […]

What’s on this Easter in Berkshire 2018

What’s on this Easter in Berkshire 2018

If you’re looking for things to do with the kiddies over the Easter school holidays in Berkshire, we’ve got good news. There’s absolutely loads happening, and we’ve got a handy guide to all the not-to-be-missed bits right here. We’ll also be adding to this as […]

Best Afternoon Teas for Mother’s Day in Berkshire

Best Afternoon Teas for Mother’s Day in Berkshire

Over the last few years we’ve worked tirelessly to try and find Berkshire’s best afternoon tea, all in the name of research of course… And with Mother’s Day just around the corner **Sunday 11 March, ahem** we thought now was the perfect time to share […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 24 & 25 February 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 24 & 25 February 2018

If you’re looking for things to do with the kiddies, here’s our guide to what’s on this weekend in Berkshire for families. If you’d like great events, competitions and recommendations sent directly to your email inbox, why not sign up to our weekly newsletter here. […]

World Book Day – 1 March 2018 – Costume Ideas

World Book Day – 1 March 2018 – Costume Ideas

In our house World Book Day is normally the night before, oh gawd we forgot the costume, what can we find in the fancy dress box that in any way resembles a book character, kinda scenario. Not so this year! We’re getting on the front […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 17 & 18 February 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 17 & 18 February 2018

Half term is well under way, and if you have any energy left by the end of the week you’ll be pleased to know there’s loads of not-to-be-missed stuff happening this weekend. If you’re looking for things to do with the kiddies, here’s our guide […]

KidZania London

KidZania London

Located at the top of Westfield Shopping Centre is KidZania London, an indoor city run by kids! We had an inset day, it was February and we wanted somewhere to go that was indoors and would normally be busy during the school holidays so we […]

Where to get your Pancakes in Berkshire – Shrove Tuesday 2018

Where to get your Pancakes in Berkshire – Shrove Tuesday 2018

We love pancakes, they work for us all year round. So we’re pretty much ready, frying pan in hand already. If you’d like to grab some pancakes out and about this year (Shrove Tuesday officially falls during half term don’t cha know), then we’ve pulled […]

Ugly Duckling Pottery Painting Coffee House, Newbury

Ugly Duckling Pottery Painting Coffee House, Newbury

The Ugly Duckling Pottery Painting Coffee House is based on Newbury High Street. It’s a family-friendly studio with a relaxed atmosphere, where you can come along to get your coffee fix while the kiddies explore their creative side at the same time! There’s something for […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 10 & 11 February 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 10 & 11 February 2018

Love is in the air, and we’re feeling the Valentine’s tingles here at Little Ankle Biters. If you want to kick start Valentine’s with a fun packed weekend with the little loves in your life, then we’ve got your back. If you’re looking for things […]

Speed Beauty Tips: Save Time In The Morning & Still Look Fabulous

Speed Beauty Tips: Save Time In The Morning & Still Look Fabulous

Speed Beauty Tips: Save Time In The Morning & Still Look Fabulous Guest Feature by Hayley Hall (AKA London Beauty Queen) Being able to spend two hours getting ready in the morning may sound like the dream, but realistically most of us roll out of […]

Pancake Day for Kids, The Bull Bracknell

Pancake Day for Kids, The Bull Bracknell

Calling all little budding chefs! Bring the kids down to The Bull Bracknell on Tuesday 13 February 2018 for a special kids Pancake Day workshop. You can sit back and relax while the team at The Bull help your children to whip up a storm […]

Dinosaur World Live – The Hexagon, Reading

Dinosaur World Live – The Hexagon, Reading

Dinosaur World Live is coming to The Hexagon in Reading on 2 & 3 June 2018. Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World Live in this interactive new for show all the family. Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across […]

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 3 & 4 February 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 3 & 4 February 2018

Afternoons seeming that little bit lighter? First signs of Spring flowers poking through in the garden? Dare we say it, but we have a slight Spring in our step this week! If you’re looking for things to do with the kiddies, here’s our guide to […]

The Fox and Hounds, Englefield Green

The Fox and Hounds, Englefield Green

The Fox and Hounds in Englefield Green is a relaxed, friendly and very well situated pub nestled just on the edges of Windsor Great Park. We were lucky enough to be invited over for a slap up meal, and boy were we not disappointed. The […]

Cayole Wellies Competition January 2018, Terms and Conditions

Cayole Wellies Competition January 2018, Terms and Conditions

**COMPETITION NOW CLOSED** We’ve teamed up with Cayole Wellies for Kids to give 2 lucky people a pair of Cayole’s seriously cool wellies for their little ones. The competition is being run on our Facebook page, so to enter click here. Ends 2nd February 2018. […]

Child Friendly Restaurants in Berkshire – Eating Out With Kids

Child Friendly Restaurants in Berkshire – Eating Out With Kids

There’s one question that we get asked a lot… What are our suggestions for child friendly restaurants in Berkshire? Eating out with children can be a stressful and daunting prospect, when it should be a fun, family outing. Thankfully there are lots of restaurants in […]


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Are you a local business; restaurant, soft play, party venue, children’s entertainer, day out (yes, we cover all sorts here). Fancy featuring on our site? Little Ankle Biters works off the premise of being a trusted source of information to mums, dads, grandparents and carers. Wherever possible we review in person and only publish information where we see real benefits to the owners of little ones. Naming and shaming is not the name of our game so you won’t find poor reviews, just the cool, friendly, not-to-be missed bits in Maidenhead and the surrounding areas.

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