An A to Z of everything Berkshire
PUBLISHED: 15:51 11 January 2018 | UPDATED: 15:54 11 January 2018
Journey with us through Berkshire as we take an alphabetical look at the people and places
A is for Ascot. Arguably one of the most iconic British sporting venues.
B is for Berkshire Downs. The chalk downland hills roll through our county.
C is for Comedian. Ricky Gervais was born here.
D is for Drinks. There are some great pubs.
E is for Eton. The world-famous school is located near Windsor.
F is for Frogmore House. A beautiful location.
G is for Great Park. An iconic view.
H is for Highclere Castle. No biggie, but they film Downton Abbey here.
I is for In The Trees. Swinley Forest in Bracknell is home to Go Ape.
J is for Jockey. A.P. McCoy has a property in Lambourn.
K is for Kennet and Avon Canal. The waterway flows through our county.
L is for Living Rainforest. The indoor greenhouse is in Hampstead Norreys.
M is for Museum. Peruse all sorts at one of the county’s museums.
N is for North Wessex Downs. The rolling hills are a beautiful part of the world.
O is for Oracle. All your shopping needs on the banks of the River Kennet.
P is for PM. Maidenhead MP Theresa May took over from David Cameron in July 2016.
Q is for Queen. With Windsor Castle and racecourses aplenty, Her Majesty is a regular visitor.
R is for Racing. Berkshire is famous for its racecourses.
S is for Shaw House. The Elizabethan mansion was restored in 2005.
T is for Thames. No introduction needed here.
U is for University. Plenty of famous faces have studied at the University of Reading!
V is for Views. Lots of those to enjoy.
W is for Windsor. Home to a pretty famous castle.
X is for aCROSS the line? Look, X is a difficult one. Do forgive us…
Y is for Yearn. You’ll want to come back as soon as possible.
Z is for Zoo. OK, so not strictly a zoo, but plenty of animals to see at Bucklebury Farm Park.
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