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Beale Park

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Lower Basildon, Reading RG8 9NW, England
+44 118 976 7480
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Voulenteered with work but got to look around the park

I spent one day voulenteering here with work for the day and managed to get around 2 hours around... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
emma l
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Good place to take Grand kids

Good park to take Grandchildren. Lots of animals. Good place areas. Outside paddling pool. Train... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Reading, United Kingdom
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Beale Park Wildlife Park & Gardens was founded in 1956 by Gilbert Beale who created the Child Beale Trust, a charitable organisation, dedicated to the care and conservation of rare and endangered animals and birds. Not only is Beale Park a charity, the Park is a great place to be with fun, adventure, gardens, amazing animals and birds and play parks - there's even a splash pool and miniature train!
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“paddling pool” (125 reviews)
“train ride” (145 reviews)
“play area” (72 reviews)
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Lower Basildon, Reading RG8 9NW, England
+44 118 976 7480
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I spent one day voulenteering here with work for the day and managed to get around 2 hours around the park. I could have done with more time, but I had to leave at 3pm and travel back up to Nottingham. I must admit I...More

Thank emma l
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Good park to take Grandchildren. Lots of animals. Good place areas. Outside paddling pool. Train rides included in entry price. Good cafe serving lunches, snacks and ice creams.

Thank _harry_walmsley176
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

A friend and I visited this park with our toddlers. They were running a special offer, as our kids were in a fancy dress, they were addmited free, we only paid £7 each. It was a great value for money. Train ride is included in...More

Thank sabinna15
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Found this place online friday suggested to my wife and kids about going there all really interested. Went the next day Good valve for money especially for a family off 5. Kids loved the play park. Lots to see and do. Really good food and...More

Thank aklea
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We always enjoy a visit to Beale park. It’s got lots of things to do: playgrounds, sand pits, a paddling pool, a play village with little tikes cars and houses, an indoor play area, a free ticket to ride on the train included in the...More

1  Thank peck8
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Looking after a friends son for the day, wife suggested the destination and happy she did. Plenty for younger Kids, Animals, Mini Train Rides, Play Area Ice creams, Cafe, Restaurant, Gift shop. Staff very good, happy to answer any questions,helpful. Full day and value for...More

Thank JamesTiberiusKirk1
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We had a family day out at Beale Park, with our two adult children, their partners and our two granddaughters, aged four and one and a half. There is a lovely selection of small mammals, animals and birds which children of all ages will love....More

Thank wensley10
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The park has plenty to keep the family happy, there are the animals, play areas a small train which takes you around the park. There is a cafe with reasonable prices and plenty of picnic areas. Just a great day out.

Thank wendy b
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Attached pic of le monk bullied his pal (fellow monk). Unfair one fat one well skinny resembled the current socio economic crisis in Israel/Palestine. Also run down park in general which was sad tbh no signs to birds no incentive to go to the enclosures...More

Thank Revie J
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I was here on a team building event. It seems to be very much a working conservation project. Our job was to clear 'weed trees' so that they could use the area to plant different ones which were better for bird life. After we had...More

Thank Nico260
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Emily B
15 August 2017|
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Response from mick7074 | Reviewed this property |
since there is no such thing as a standard teen I would say an interest in wildlife would make the trip enjoyable
20 July 2017|
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Response from jozefdubovsky | Reviewed this property |
20 minutes, 6 miles
11 April 2017|
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