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Beale Park, Reading

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Beale Park offers landscaped gardens and woodland, children's play areas, and a host of animals to see. Visit exotic animals, such as lemurs, wallabies, meerkats, and monkeys, as well as a collection of farm animals and over 120 species of birds. Make sure to swing by the Owlery, which is one of the largest in the UK. Relax in the park's varied gardens, and look out for some of the unusual sculptures the park plays host to. There’s lots for kids to enjoy, such as an adventure playground, paddling pool, aerial cableway, and sandpit. Make sure you catch Beale Park train, which takes a 1.6 F30km (1 mi) route through the park. One journey is included with your ticket. With our world travel planner, Reading attractions like Beale Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • We went on Sunday, the weather was good and we were expecting to be heaving but there's so much space people are not in top of each other. We easily found a table outside the cafe to feed our son and ...  more »
  • What I really like about BP is that there are no 'hidden costs' - everything is included in the ticket price (including one train ride - which is lengthier and more enjoyable than some train rides we'...  more »
  • Our 2nd visit to Beale Park. Good value for money, family friendly, great play areas and the paddling pool is a lovely treat on a hot day. The animal enclosures and aviaries are a good size and extrem...  more »

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