Category Archive: Berkshire

May 11

A Sunday Staycation in Sonning

With the economic uncertainties of recent years British families have been tending towards a ‘staycation’ over a holiday abroad. Frankly it is not hard to see why. Economy worries aside, family holidays are expensive at the best of times and our country has a lot to offer in terms of …

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Mar 23

Wildlife Wednesday: The Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham

The Nature Discovery Centre, run by the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust at Thatcham has been cropping up a lot in the last six months of so, mainly when looking for outdoorsy and wildlife activities to take Roo and Beth to. Despite its lure, being a little further than …

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May 04

UK Hidden Holiday Gems

With the recent return of the spring sunshine, I have been doing a lot of thinking about our upcoming walks and travels over the warmer summer months. It was with good timing therefore that LOOK contacted me and asked me to submit my favourite place in the UK to their …

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May 18

Weekend Walk: Basildon Park

Basildon Park is an impressive National Trust run Georgian mansion and estate near Reading and is perfect for weekend walking with baby. ¬†You can explore the grand 18th century mansion with any budding young historians, with the house painstakingly restored to its former glory by Lord and Lady Iliffe in the 1950s or simply relax …

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