Berkshire has much to offer this Christmas season to get you in the festive mood. From markets and fayres to race days and ice skating, there is something to suit everyone. Read on for our top picks…
Twyford Christmas Fayre, Friday 7th December
What's better than a FREE festive event?! At the Twyford
Christmas Fayre there will be over 50 stalls selling mulled wine,
mince pies, unique local crafts and more. There will be lots of
activities to keep the children entertained such as arts and
crafts, face painting, fairground rides, and even a visit from
Santa! A BBQ will be provided by the local scouts.
London Road, Twyford, RG10 9EJ
Peacock Farm Pub Christmas Market, Friday 7th December - Sunday 9th December
At the Peacock Farm pub in Bracknell there will be a Christmas
market running from Friday 7th December 7th
to Sunday 9th December, with stallholders selling
handmade decorations, handmade jewellery, scented candles and, of
course, mulled cider. There will also be music provided by the
Bracknell Choral Society and Breakaway Brass Band who will be
playing Christmas classics to get everyone in the festive mood! And
if the cold weather becomes too much, they have a heated marquee
with seating. Prices start from £25 for one to day to £70 for all
Peacock Lane, Bracknell, RG12 8SS
Ascot Racecourse Christmas Family Race Day, Friday 21st December - Saturday 22nd December
There's nothing like a good Christmas race day to get all the
family together! On the race course, the jumps racing card offers
competitive action as the build-up to March's Cheltenham Festival
intensifies while off the race course, Santa Claus and Mrs Claus
will be making an appearance, as well as a husky meet and greet.
There will also be a festive parade, fairground rides, boutique
stalls, winter cocktails and more to really get you in the festive
spirit! The ticket prices for this family festive day range from
£18 - £23.
High Street, Ascot, SL5 7JX
The Lexicon Festive Markets, Friday 16th November - Monday 24th December
The Lexicon Festive Markets run every day throughout the run up
to Christmas. There will be stands selling festive food and drink
from Yorkshire pudding wraps to local ales and mulled wine and lots
more! You could also do some Christmas shopping as there will be
stalls offering handmade gifts, personalised decorations and
specialty food and drink gifts.
The Lexicon, Bracknell, RG12 1AP
Windsor On Ice, Ice Skating Rink, Saturday
17th November - Sunday 6th
Why not take a break from all the Christmas shopping and take to the ice at Windsor ice skating rink, just a 5-minute walk from Windsor shopping centre. There is a covered indoor rink as well as a smaller open-air rink, so no matter what the weather is you can enjoy a fun day or evening ice skating! Ticket prices start from £8.
Barry Ave, Windsor, SL4 3HY
We hope this has helped you with your plans for the festive period and you have a very Merry Christmas!