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Wellington Country Park, Reading

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Wellington Country Park is a country park in Riseley, near Reading.

The Park consists of 350 acres (1.4 km2) of coniferous and deciduous woodlands with attractions, several nature trails and a lake. The Park is the ultimate adventure for 3-8 year olds with all attractions being aimed for this target age group including adventure playgrounds, mini-golf, an Animal Farm, Miniature Railway, Jumping Pillow and more.

It was opened in 1974 by the 8th Duke and Duchess of Wellington.

The Park also has a CampSite which has sole use of the children's play area facilities when the park itself closes.
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  • We read good things about this park and were pleased to see the positives were true. It’s not that cheap however a good few hours entertainment for a family with kids (around) 8 and under. Included...  more »
  • Love this place! We are members and go all the time with our 2 year old daughter. It literally is our 2nd home and our safe haven next to our home. Was so glad once it reopened this year and all the.....  more »
  • We enjoy strolling around the park with the family. The children love the extensive range of activities, the bouncy pillow is a particular favourite but there are so many adventure playgrounds and other things to do as well. The dinosaurs are really pretty good too and we always go say hello to them. There are plenty of benches for picnics. We've not used the cafe, though it always seems popular, but have bought plenty of ice creams. The train is fun (costs £1 per person) too, and if that's not enough there's also a farm with a good range of animals who love to be fed (feed available from the admissions building)! All in all, easily a full day out, and to be recommended.
  • It’s such a good day out but I wish the entry wasn’t so expensive. Really good adventure playground, long walk around the lake and sand pits. The camp site looks great too and you get free entry if you stay there.

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