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Beale Park

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Lower Basildon, Reading RG8 9NW, England
+44 118 976 7480
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Beautiful Find

Lovely place to be at peace with nature. Incredible plants and a lovely toy museum. Birds were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joanne C
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Kids love it

I think Beale Park is a good place to take kids but it’s likely you will stay for more than a few... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Courtney L
Berkshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
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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, the Park is a great place to be with fun, adventure, gardens, amazing animals and birds and play parks - there's even a splash pool and miniature train!
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“paddling pool” (125 reviews)
“train ride” (145 reviews)
“play area” (72 reviews)
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Lower Basildon, Reading RG8 9NW, England
+44 118 976 7480
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to be at peace with nature. Incredible plants and a lovely toy museum. Birds were spectacular. They even had a splash pool but it was a bit too cold for that. It's very spacious here and lots to do for the children. We...More

Thank Joanne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think Beale Park is a good place to take kids but it’s likely you will stay for more than a few hours. It is expensive for what it is !

Thank Courtney L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of wildlife, great for all ages, they even have a paddling pool for hot days. Food available , near to the M4.

Thank Alison A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been to Beale Park many times over the years, and it's always been a good day out. I really like the range of things to do there. It's a large space, so you can have a good walk around (and suitable paths for pushchairs)....More

Thank REN2
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Lovely grounds and the animals look happy and well looked after. The train ride and playground are fun too.

Thank Clare72186363
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

A good day out if the weather if fine. Not much shelter or things to go if the weather is cool/wet. Best suited to families with under 10s on a sunny day.

Thank Alemattmum
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

I love beale park! Have been visiting here for about 30years. Perfect day out with the children, plenty of parks and play zones, animals, child's train, paddling pools, cafe etc. Easily accessible and plenty of parking. Would definitely recommend this As a family friendly reasonably...More

Thank jolene c
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We decided to visit here again on our way back from a weekend break. It was the last day of the season. There were a lot of people which is always a good sign. The train is a great way to quickly see where things...More

Thank mbeale2014
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We are fairly regular visitors to Beale Park, going at least four times a year, as our toddler enjoys the park immensely. The animals are great: the lemurs are always a big hit as well as the mongooses, meerkats and marmosets. Our toddler isn't as...More

Thank Maidenheader83
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I spent one day voulenteering here with work for the day and managed to get around 2 hours around the park. I could have done with more time, but I had to leave at 3pm and travel back up to Nottingham. I must admit I...More

Thank emma l
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Emily B
15 August 2017|
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Response from mick7074 | Reviewed this property |
since there is no such thing as a standard teen I would say an interest in wildlife would make the trip enjoyable
20 July 2017|
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Response from jozefdubovsky | Reviewed this property |
20 minutes, 6 miles
11 April 2017|
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