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Beale Park, Reading

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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3.8/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
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. Plan your Beale Park visit and explore what else you can see and do in Reading using our Reading holiday planner.
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  • Bit 'old felling' place... Really nice 'china garden' but most of the things were shut down at the time of my visit. For the price could be better but nice place to visit for families. 
  • I love Beale Park. I've had a season ticket for a couple of years now and will likely continue to get one. There's lots to keep my 2 year old entertained: animals, a little train, lots of play areas a...  read more »
  • We try to moor at Beale Park is Pangbourne meadows are full or if we want a nice quiet night, there are no facilities there at night but if you, like us, want to moor somewhere quiet and peaceful it's...  read more »
  • Gresat space for kids on a summers day with lovely events / function facility. My daughter loves it. Easy access and parking.
  • Great for kids. Lots of animals to see. Lots to play with: Playgrounds, sandpits Little Tykes area. And a big paddling pool in the Summer. Watch out for peak days like hot weekends and bank holidays. It can get very busy!
  • Great day out with the kids. Lovely outdoor space for the kids to run and play in the play area and paddling pool. Lovely picnic area. Worth the money!
  • Lovely place, had a really nice day with the family, lots to do and see
  • Good and fun day out with family and picnics. Worth the cost .
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