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West of London - England's capital city is a short train ride away! and with Windsor castle (The Changing of the Guard is one of the highlights of a visit to Windsor - one of the most popular tourist attractions in England) and Legoland - a family day out '100% must go' on the doorstep! Ascot for more sophisticated tourists - many race days to attend. The Berkshire Downs (to the west of Thames towns of Pangbourne and Streatley) is well known in the racing world. So whether it's half term, a quick break or a full family holiday the options are endless - right near the central belt, you can travel with ease to full fil your sporting, social and cultural interests.
If cycling is to be part of your holiday activities, The Crown Estate Woodland near Bracknell and Windsor have great cycling and there is a trail centre at Swinley Forest and off-road cycling. The Jubilee River Route is an 11-mile family-friendly circular cycle route through Eton and Dorney. Partly car free along Kennet and Avon Canal west of Reading, flat and picturesque, and the route goes to Newbury and Hungerford, Pangbourne and Streatley.
Outdoor experiences and sports at Bray Lake Watersports, Berkshire's Premier Water Sports Centre for all ages and group sizes offer windsurfing and sailing, Canoeing and Kayaking, Paddle Boarding. Close to Maidenhead and Windsor in the heart of Berkshire this 50 acre lake is open for action seven days a week.
English country cottages for big and small groups in Berkshire with quick access to London Airports and central London.