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Beale Park

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Address: Lower Basildon, Reading RG8 9NW, England
Phone Number: +44 844 826 1761
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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A good place to visit near Reading

Being in Reading we visit this place a few times a year with our 3 year old son. After refurbishment it is much better. The park has animals, kids pool, kids playing areas, toy... read more

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4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Oxford
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A good place for a visit especially with young children. The animal collection is fairly limited compared to somewhere like the Cotswold Wildlife Park (the other side of Oxford) but there are meerkats, lemurs etc that are fun to watch. Lots of birds in rather tired looking cages but all the animals looked well looked after. The train is fun... More 

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

That was a great family day out. Lots for things for kids, ideal for their birthday parties too. Would love to visit again next time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Being in Reading we visit this place a few times a year with our 3 year old son. After refurbishment it is much better. The park has animals, kids pool, kids playing areas, toy train, restaurant. It is close to Theale, Reading. Not much public transport so you do require car to visit this place.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Its a good day out for young kids and those who want a pleasant stroll around some nice birds & animals good play area & a good paddling pool for the children. The Train ride is fun for young and old alike

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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Beale park is a wonderful trip out all the kids really enjoyed the animals, parks and especially the train ride(which is inclusive with your ticket). There are parts of the park that are a little dated, however on the whole the majority of it has had a lot of work on, lots of ducklings and baby mammals on show, and... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

£9.95 adults and a lesser fee for kids (sorry can't remember) therefore you are better to go early and stay the whole day to get your monies worth. We visited with a 4 and 2 year old and the best part of the day was sitting by the pool on the picnic blanket relaxing in the sun. The outdoor pool... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Went with a friend and our two girls, mine is just 3. Most of these parks are pretty much the same in my opinion but this one does have a large paddling pool which is good for the children and it's shallow so parents don't have to go in themselves!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We've been going to Child - Beale for many years ( over thirty! ) It is still a lovely place to visit with young children but is looking very tired and in some areas very unloved. The birds and animals are all in excellent condition and the enclosures are all clean with fresh food and water available. Well worth a... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Even though the weather was not very good looked forward to going as not been for a few years. Disappointed with cost of getting in - why do you have to pay for a 3 year old!!! The café was late opening although once in there food was good, but be careful as floor slippy when damp! Most of the... More 

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I had a amazing time with my son and my husband here we didn't know they had a pool until we got there but they sold swim nappys in the shop 😀 I would recommend this place to anyone with children you can see the animals play in the park or giant sand pit and have ice cream it was... More 

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Additional Information about Beale Park

Address: Lower Basildon, Reading RG8 9NW, England
Phone Number: +44 844 826 1761
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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