Struggling to find something to do in Newbury or it’s surrounding areas of Berkshire? Check out our A-Z Guide below, of action packed family fun and adventures, in and around Newbury…
A-Z Guide – Family Fun around Newbury
Arlington Arts Centre – the choice for live music in West Berkshire.
Bucklebury Farm Park – great day out for the whole family.
Corn Exchange – presenting theatre, dance, music, film, comedy and visual arts.
Donnington Castle – a ruined medieval castle, situated in the small village of Donnington.
Eddie Catz – childrens soft play centre.
Four Kingdoms Adventure Park – adventure park and family farm.
Greenham Common – Greenham and Crookham Commons form the largest continuous tract of open heath in Berkshire.
Highclere Castle – beautiful building and surrounding gardens and grounds. Also home to the famous Egyptian Exhibition and TV’s Downton Abbey.
Ice Skating Rink – Planet Ice – public skating (with weekly disco sessions), ice hockey, ice dancing and parent & toddler sessions.
Jubilee Boat Cruises – a traditional narrowboat purpose built for carrying passengers. Crewed by volunteers of the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust.
Kennet and Avon Canal Trust – Boat trips, steam engines, museum, shops, cafe and tea rooms.
Leapfrog Ceramics – Create and paint your own ceramic masterpiece.
MFA Bowl and Soft Play – Tenpin Bowling and soft play centre.
Northcroft Leisure Centre and Lido – leisure centre offering a 25m swimming pool and 72m outdoor swimming pool. A 63 station gym, sports hall, 2 squash courts, and onsite café.
Organic Research Centre – UK’s leading independent research, development and advisory institution for organic agriculture. Based on Elm Farm.
Pilot Hill – a hill on the Hampshire/Berkshire border perfect for active walking and climbing. Stands at 286 m (938 ft) and is the highest in the county.
Quasar Elite – Laser Tag soft play edition at MFA Bowl.
Ridgeway National Bridleroute – a walking route some 87 miles long. Britain’s oldest road, The Ridgeway passes through ancient landscapes through downland, secluded valleys and woodland.
Snelsmore Common – contains a range of habitats including heathland, wet mires and woodland. Home to nationally rare bird species including nightjar, woodlark and tree pipit.
The Living Rainforest – home to 700 species of plants and animals. Look out for free roaming lizards, birds and butterflies.
UK Wolf Conservation Trust – works for the protection and conservation of wild wolves and their habitats.
Victoria Park – has a host of leisure and amenity facilities for all the family. Includes The Boating Pond, children’s playgrounds, The Splash Park, The Skate Park, The Bandstand and tennis courts.
West Berkshire Museum – a modern, community museum housed in two of Newbury’s best loved historic buildings.
‘X‘ Marks The Spot – How about a spot of Geocaching? – Explore, find and log geocaches. There are millions of geocaches around the world, just waiting for you to find them.
Yoga – classes for babies and children. Tatty Bumpkin develops flexibility, enhances creativity, aids development and promotes wellbeing.
Zip Wire (Go Ape Bracknell) – take on Zip Wires, Tarzan Swings, Rope Ladders and a variety of obstacles and crossings. Located in the Swinley Forest tree tops of Bracknell.
See also our previous post Entertaining Babies and Toddlers in Newbury for some more ideas.