If you’re looking for things to do this weekend (9 & 10 February) with the kiddies in Berkshire and just beyond, then we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. So, grab a cuppa and read on.
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Snowdrops at Welford Park, Newbury
30 January – 3 March 2019
Why not pay a visit to Welford Park in Newbury, home of Great British Bake Off don’t cha know, to see their stunning snowdrops in the woodland area and along the River Lambourn. The 2019 snowdrop season runs from 30 January – 3 March. Welford Park is open from 11.00am – 4.00pm. You’ll also find a tea room serving homemade cakes, hot and cold drinks and light lunch options. You may even be walking in Paul Hollywood’s footsteps…
Prices: £8.00 adults, £4.00 children (4 – 16 years), children under 4 are free. Dogs kept on leads are welcome. Donations go to West Berkshire charities. Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Address: Welford Park, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 8HU
For more information, click here. Please check details before travelling.
Second Sunday Craft Drop In at The MERL Reading
Sunday 10 February 2019
Drop in between 11.00am – 1.00pm each second Sunday of the month and enjoy a different activity based on various themes related to The MERL (Museum of English Rural Life) and its collections. Why not bring a picnic, or you can enjoy lunch in The MERL Café.
This month’s craft is making a bird house. We often hear bird song even before we see birds in the countryside and in our towns, the smaller birds are particularly hard to spot. Have fun creating a little bird house to inspire you to listen and look for birds. You’ll also find out the names of our common British birds.
Suitable for families with children aged 3 – 12 years (adults must stay with their children). All craft materials provided. Booking not required, just drop-in. Costs £2.00. To find out more, click here.
Sunday Stories at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead
Sunday 10 February 2019
This Sunday is interactive storytelling in the magical story den at Norden Farm. Join in or unwind in the café bar with a coffee and the Sunday papers, while your little ones get involved in telling stories from all over the world. Suitable for children 4 – 7 years. The session runs from 11.30am – 12.15pm and costs £3.50 per child. To find out more and book your tickets, click here.
Under the Sea at The Lookout Discovery Centre, Bracknell
19 January – 24 March 2019
Enter the magical world of the ocean as we take a journey through the wonders of the deep. Discover the creatures that live there and help protect them through different challenges. Can you help us save our seas? Shows run at the weekends and during the February Half Term school holiday at 11.00am, midday, 2.00pm and 3.15pm. The show costs £1.95 per person on top of your admission fee to The Lookout. Shows are suitable for primary school aged children and don’t need to be booked in advance, just buy your tickets from reception when you arrive.
To find out more, click here.
Charge the Castle, Windsor Castle
Saturday 9 February 2019
Discover Windsor Castle under siege by taking part in the art workshop where you can build your very own 3D castle.
Best Places for a Family Walk this Winter in Berkshire
We love nothing more than getting out in the fresh air with the kiddies and the pooch at the weekend, it’s free, healthy and fun. There are loads of amazing places to go for a family walk in Berkshire, and we’ve pulled together our favourites here for you. From the Long Walk in Windsor, to the Kennet and Avon Canal, Berkshire is bursting with stunning places to be walked upon this Winter!
Click here to check out our suggestions for Berkshire, and just beyond.
Eating out this Weekend – Family Friendly Restaurants in Berkshire
Fancy getting a bite to eat out and about this weekend? If you’re looking for a fantastic family friendly restaurant in Berkshire we’ve done a lot of research (tough job but we took one for the team), and you can check out our guide to eating out with kids in Berkshire, click here. From great children’s menus, to outside play areas, and entertainment at the table, there’s something for everyone.
We hope you found this post useful and have a great weekend. If you’d like to see ideas for days out with the kiddies in Berkshire and just beyond, click here.