Explore the surrounding area
Rook’s Nest Wood Country Park – A wooded area within Barkham of footpaths and open recreational green space, a lovely place to walk, play and relax.
California Country Park– A nature reserve consisting of well over 100 acres of green parkland, woodland walks and the 6-acre Longmoor Lake. California Country Park is home to particular specimens of trees and wildlife that make this nature reserve fully deserving of its designation as a site of special scientific interest. A great family day out to enjoy walking and wildlife. Ample parking, café and children’s play area.
The Bull at Barkham – Family dining pub with a large beer garden, events and entertainment.
Legoland Windsor – (15 miles). Endless wonder and fun for kids of all ages!
Windsor – about 20 miles away. A pretty and compact market town, home to the royal residence of Windsor Castle that is still used by the Queen and the royal family. Windsor is also home to many historical and historical and architectural treasures, including, Eton College.
The Living Rainforest – (Hampstead Norreys, Nr Newbury). About 20 miles, but well worth the trip on a less than perfect summer’s day! The Living Rainforest is a complex of indoor greenhouses recreating a tropical rainforest and home to many species of birds, animals, fish, reptiles and plants. Ecological centre, visitor attraction, café, shop and play areas.
Golf – from championship courses to family pitch and putt, the county of Berkshire is known throughout the world for golf!
Locally, Sand Martin’s Golf Club lies just 2 miles from Barkham Ride and welcomes day-visitors to book and play its distinctive and contrasting double 9-hole loop. The comfortable and welcoming clubhouse serves a full menu.
There are plenty of clubs and course catering to differing golfing styles throughout the area. Wokingham Family Golf offers a trip out that’s a bit different with a range of family-friendly golf-based activities. Of course, if you’re a real aficionado, The Berkshire Golf Club, home to the British Open Championship and the club of choice for many professional players, is less than 10 miles away.
Rook’s Nest Wood Country Park
California Country Park
Sand Martin’s Golf Club
The Living Rainforest