The Living Rainforest is an indoor greenhouse tropical rainforest located in Hampstead Norreys in Berkshire, England. It is an ecological centre, educational centre and visitor attraction consisting of three glasshouses, operated and run by the Trust for Sustainable Living. The glasshouses are named Amazonica, Lowlands and Small Islands respectively.Using our world travel planner, Newbury attractions like The Living Rainforest can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
The Living Rainforest has been accredited by the Council for Learning Outside of the Classroom and awarded the LOtC Quality Badge. Each year around 25,000 children visit the Living Rainforest as part of their school's curriculum.
The Living Rainforest reviews
We visited here on the way home after visiting Highclere Castle the day before. Our daughter wanted to see how it compared to The Eden Project. It can't really compare with the Eden Project but they.... more »
What a wonderful place. The plants alone were stunning but the animals and birds made it simply magical. There were lots of pre school kids there today and subsequently lots of screaming, shouting... more »
Absolutly fantastic experience. Kids thoroughly enjoyed it. Walk through a very realistic rain forest with tropical birds wandering around your feet and stop at the enclosed animal exhibits from snakes to marmosets. Cafe has a fair selection of hot and cold food. Kids enjoyed the play area and shop. Good 2 hours spent with the family
Educational and fun. Perfect place to stop for an hour or two off the M4 with the kids. Cafe simple, but staff very friendly and helpful.
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