Things to do in Berkshire May Bank Holiday


There are lots of things to do in Berkshire May Bank Holiday. Make the most of the Bank Holiday weekend which is the last weekend of the month.

Berkshire Country Fayre held at Englefield Estate

The Berkshire Country Fayre is being held this year on Sunday 26th May at Englefield Estate, Theale, Reading RG7 5EN. There will be delicious food and family fun on offer as Berkshire Country Fayre arrives in town.
There are lots of things to see and do this year. Grab some food from one of the food stalls. The kids get up close with birds of prey and farm animals. They can also take part in the arts and crafts activities. Take part in the Berkshire Young Farmers Competition.

The highlight of the fayre will be watching the Berkshire Young Farmers showcase their talents in practical classes on the day. Including tug-of-war.

Take a look at the vintage machinery on display, learn about the history.

They have main attractions including:

  • The Sheep Grand National
  • Gun Dog display
  • Bird of Prey display by Ray Prior and the Vine and Craven Hounds.
  • Tradestands
  • Craft Tent
  • Food Fayre
  • Vintage Machinery
  • Countryside area

Find out more information here http://berksyfc.org.uk/berkshire-country-fayre-2/

Carriage Rides in Windsor Great Park

Experience an elegant horse-drawn carriage through the tranquil Windsor Countryside. Sit back and relax and enjoy the countryside. Your ride will begins at the beautiful Savill Gardens. Experience the Ancient Woodlands, Grand Avenues, Vistas, and tranquil 18th Century Lakes.

Learn some important history of our country from your local driver. Have a photo taken with the carriage horse and the carriage that was used by Late Lt, Col.Sir John Miller. who was the Queen’s Equerry and Horsemaster for 26 years.

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Find out more information here: www.ascotcarriages.co.uk

Free Things To Do In Reading

There are many free things to do in Reading including:

Picnic in Forbury Gardens

  • Forbury Gardens is located between the town centre and the ruins of the 11th-century abbey.
  • Plenty of outdoor space for the kids to play
  • Bands play every weekend in summer in the bandstand
  • Kiosk serves light lunches, teas, coffees, and ice-creams
  • Known for the famous Maiwand Lion Statue
  • Won Green Flag Award every year
  • Accredited as a Green Heritage Site

The Abbey Ruins

The Abbey ruins opened its doors in 2018. Explore the ruins and learn about its history. Join in with the activities that are offered throughout the year. Enjoy a picnic on the grounds.
For more than 400 years monks lived, worshipped and worked at the Abbey. It was one of the largest monasteries in Europe. There are over 900 years of history for you to learn about on your visit. Originally thousands of pilgrims visited the Abbey as they searched for a cure if they were ill. Or in search of blessings.

Find out more information here https://www.readingabbeyquarter.org.uk/

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