Located on the Hampshire Berkshire border, just off the A33 route which leads from Basingstoke to Reading, the Wellington Country Park is the ideal setting for a day out in the fresh air. Spread across 350 acres of glorious beautifully landscaped parkland, the park surrounds a 35 acre lake.
The woodlands of the park boast four nature trails for the nature lovers to explore the English wildlife. The trails take sightseers through the many sights afforded by the vast selection of natural habitats. Kids interests have been taken well into consideration with a toddler’s area, an adventure play ground, sand pits, a miniature railway, a water play area, a complicated nature trail maze and to top it all an animal farm which includes a petting barn.
Ideal for a day out, visitors can either bring their own food and picnic around the picturesque lake or prepare their own fare in more close to nature method – barbequing. For those who wish completely relax or spend the time at the park walking or exploring, the park also features a cafe which serves both hot and cold beverages as well as snacks. If you are lucky your visit might coincide with one of the many events held at the park. These fun events encourage the whole family to participate and during the season over 70 events are held.
One of the main attractions of the park is its lodging option – camping. There is no better way to experience the English country side and wildlife than camping right in the midst of it. Located within the enchanting woodlands of the park the camping sites offer facilities such as showers, toilets, hairdryers and laundry.
For those preferring a more comfortable form of lodging, Reading features an array of hotels. Reading hotel deals are ideal for those travelling on a budget and keen online bookers can easily find information on any hotel Reading has to offer. For accommodation close to the gorgeous natural setting of Reading, try the Copthorne Hotel Reading, which offers charming British hospitality and easy access to some of the beautiful sights in the area.