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Beale Park

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Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Nice day with the kids

Was here with my boy and his cousins. The day started with a train ride. Then feeding some... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paris, France
Excellent day, but not super easy with a baby

Came here at the end of October - so by booking online the entrance fee was only a bargin at £7 for... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
Jessica C
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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  • Terrible2%
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“paddling pool”(136 reviews)
“train ride”(160 reviews)
“play area”(75 reviews)
Beale Park Wildlife Park & Gardens was founded in 1956 by Gilbert Beale who created the Child Beale Trust, a charitable organisation, dedicated to the care and conservation of rare and endangered animals and birds. Not only is Beale Park a charity...more
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Lower Basildon, Reading RG8 9NW, England
+44 118 976 7480
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic place for children, lots to do and see, lovely cafe and the outdoor pool is fantastic in the summer

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank janeyj
Reviewed 3 days ago

Was here with my boy and his cousins. The day started with a train ride. Then feeding some ducks. We tried to visit most of the animals in the morning. Then had a picnic near the zipline area. In the afternoon, the kids went the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank matheresar
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Came here at the end of October - so by booking online the entrance fee was only a bargin at £7 for an adult - I came with my 7 month baby. Entrance staff were friendly and welcoming. Got a map of the park but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Great place to take kids for a day out. Animals, little train to ride around the park, playgrounds. Adults pleasure is more vicarious.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank davewJ952AV
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Me & my wife have visited here several times over the years and always had a fun afternoon. The train ride is fun too, even if you're a grown up. ;-)

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

I've been here twice and I will be back again once the weather becomes a bit warm. Indoor and outdoor plays and pools are a great way for children

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jendanie
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Really fun day out at Beale Park! There were loads of animals and are all kept in good conditions. It was a learning experience and not just for kids. Lovely landscapes

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kyle B
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Visited Beale Park with 5 young children during half term. Some children were dressed up in Halloween costumes, which was good fun. We visited the park by the Little Tikes village, which was great as it is so varied. You do need to keep a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BLR03
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We went in low season so it was cheaper. It was a FABULOUS day out and there was much entertainment for the whole family! There were indoor areas and outdoor areas. Plenty of parks for children and toilets spread around which was really nice. A...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank julie w
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Great place for a family day out lots to do and see.easy to get to from Reading situated near the banks of the Thames.lots of activities for the children to do and plenty of picnic areas to rest and eat.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kwh55
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22 August 2018|
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Response from 2_crumpets- | Reviewed this property |
No, you have to leave where you board the train, but it’s safe.
7 May 2018|
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Response from 989awright | Reviewed this property |
A couple of feet.. It comes up to an average adults knees.
laura s
25 March 2018|
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Response from mbeale2014 | Reviewed this property |
You can but wouldn't advise it. Best to get a taxi.