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?'

Children playing in the parkland

Basildon Park 

The ball-run, 50 things to do before you're 11 and 3/4, natural play in the parkland, or getting creative with art. Find out all the fun and playful activities there are to do at Basildon Park during July and August.

A picture of Ipomoea lobata in the Summerhouse Garden at The Vyne

The Vyne 

With a £5.4 million roof project in progress, you can see views of The Vyne’s grounds from a rooftop walkway. Firework themed planting in the Summerhouse Garden celebrates the project.

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.

Northanger Abbey


Get ready to dust off those picnic blankets for alfresco entertainment this summer at Cliveden. Choose from our exciting outdoor theatre performances in Cliveden's Water Garden, tree climbing in the historic woodlands, plus much, much more.

Summer in the garden at Greys Court

Greys Court 

The gardens at Greys Court are in full bloom and production at this time of the year. Find out what you can spot and what jobs the team will be doing during the months of July and August.