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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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  • Spent a lovely few hours wandering around the beautiful gardens and looking at the many species of birds and animals. Took a little train ride around the park which was great. Lots for children to do ...  more »
  • Great place to visit and there are plenty of picnic tables all around the park some with shade for those who take there own food.Beautifulwell maintained gardens There is a train ride around the park ...  more »
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  • Absolutely wonderful day out with the family. Plenty to see and take in, gorgeous grounds that are well kept and so many animals. The park is very well liked by the children, with plenty of places for adults to sit and watch. The cafe is slightly overpriced compared to other places we've visited, but it worth it as the food and coffee is lovely! The animals are well looked after and there are so many to see. The little train ride sets the day off well, and my son really enjoyed finding the sculptures hidden around the park as well. Highly recommend Beale Park!
  • Quite a fun place to visit and a good play area for children. It’s well spread out with different areas. Animals look well cared for with good sized enclosures. You also get a free ride on the train with your ticket. Easy to park and find and a restaurant on site.
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