Berkshire’s Natural Wonders Are a Key Attraction for Home Buyers

Berkshire is one of the most beautiful counties in Britain, and home buyers have long sought out property here because of the natural attractions on offer as well as its proximity to London. So what can you expect when you buy a home in this area? Here are some of the most beautiful natural attractions in Berkshire.

Swinley Forest

With over 1,000 hectares of space, this huge wild area is the perfect place to go walking and exploring. As well as its beautiful natural scenery, Swinley Forest is also home to the Look Out Discovery Centre complete with a wide range of science activities for kids as well as an adventure play area.

The forest is also home to Go Ape Bracknell, where you can go on a Segway tour through the forest or fly down the zip lines.

Basildon Park

This Grade 1 Listed National Trust owned Georgian mansion has an interesting history dating back to the 18th century and is the main attraction here, but the 400 acres of stunning parkland is also a perfect place to go for a walk. Located near to Reading, there are numerous trails to explore as well as a maze and rose gardens.

California Country Park

This beautiful 100 acre country park near Wokingham has a number of walks so you can explore the wild natural area. See Longmoor Lake and keep an eye out for wildlife, and when you get tired there is a café located inside the park. There is also an adventure play area for the kids.

Walk Along the River Thames

Walking along part of the Chiltern Way from High Wycombe all the way to Crowsley Park, this will take you along different sections of the River Thames. Take in various villages and towns en route including Cookham, as well as Mill Wood, and also enjoy views of the Chiltern Hills in the background.

Dinton Pastures Country Park

With over 335 acres of countryside to explore in this beautiful park, you’ll also find a number of lakes and two rivers, as well as picnic areas, an adventure play area, and Dinton Activity Centre for sailing, kayaking and other water inspired activities.

Bucklebury Farm Park

This 77-acre farm park is an ideal day out for the whole family. Tractor rides and lots of animals including pigs, donkeys and even wild boar will keep the kids happy, and there is also a deer park with a population of around 150.

Snelsmore Common Country Park

A peaceful park near Newbury surrounded by countryside, which you can access via public footpaths. Explore natural heathland, gorse, woodland and other habitats, looking out for rare birds including kestrels.

Enjoy Berkshire’s Natural Attractions

These are just a start when it comes to Berkshire’s natural highlights, and there are many other major attractions to enjoy here. With natural areas like these, it’s hardly surprising that Berkshire remains such a popular area to live in the UK.

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