Summer holiday activities in and around Berkshire

Set the kids to task on 50 things to do before you're 11 and 3/4 and they'll be rolling down hills, clambering over logs and bubbling with giggles before you can say 'Why don't you build a den?'

Here are lots of local places to visit to let the kids, old and young. let off some steam this summer.

Children playing in the parkland

Basildon Park 

Find out all the fun and playful activities there are to do at Basildon Park during July and August, there's so much to see and do.

Den building Killerton Devon

The Vyne 

The whole family can enjoy fun trails in the grounds and either grab a bite to eat in the Brewhouse tea-room or tuck into a picnic on the north lawn. Read on for handy information to help you plan your trip.

Child building a woodland den

Maidenhead and Cookham Commons 

Our pick of the 50 things to do before you're 11¾ at Maidenhead and Cookham Commons.

Children building woodland dens


This summer we have a packed programme of events to keep the whole family happy. From a crafty children's trail around the colourful formal gardens to nature trails and picnic spots across the wider estate, there's lots to see and do this summer holiday at Cliveden.

Three children playing on a fallen down tree at Greys Court

Greys Court 

Find out all the different ways children can play at Greys Court. There's plenty to keep them entertained.