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Exploring the great outdoors around Cherry Bird Country Park

Exploring the great outdoors around Cherry Bird Country Park

Nestled in the heart of Berkshire, Cherry Bird Country Park is a verdant oasis that offers a delightful blend of tranquillity and adventure. Its exquisite luxury lodges are designed with a sophisticated blend of rustic charm and modern amenities. The perfect place to take in its peaceful surroundings.

Whether you’re a seasoned explorer or a family looking for a serene getaway, Cherry Bird Country Park serves as an ideal base to explore the enchanting outdoors that surrounds it.

Let’s embark on a virtual journey to discover the diverse attractions that make this area a treasure trove for nature lovers, foodies, and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

A Walk Through Nature

The area surrounding Cherry Bird Country Park is rich in natural beauty, with numerous trails and paths for walkers of all abilities.

Just a 20-minute drive from Cherry Bird, you’ll find the Snelsmore Common Country Park, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Its diverse landscapes of heathland, woodland, and bog provide a habitat for a wide variety of wildlife. This makes it an excellent spot for bird watching and a fantastic place for dog walking too.

The Greenham and Crookham Commons is another must-visit, located only 15 minutes away. This vast area of heathland is crisscrossed with trails perfect for walking, cycling, or horse riding. Its rich history dating back to the Second World War also adds an element of intrigue to your visit.

Dog-Friendly Spots

For those with furry friends in tow, the area around Cherry Bird Country Park is filled with dog-friendly spots.

Aside from the aforementioned Snelsmore Common Country Park and Greenham and Crookham Commons, Lock Stock & Barrel is a welcoming pub that not only offers delicious food but also welcomes dogs with open arms.

A Day at the Races

A visit to Newbury isn’t complete without experiencing the thrill of a race day at Newbury Racecourse, just a 10-minute drive from Cherry Bird Country Park. With a history dating back over a century, it’s one of the UK’s most prestigious horse racing venues.

Whether you’re a seasoned punter or new to the sport, you’re guaranteed an exciting day out. For families, the racecourse also hosts themed events and family fun days throughout the year.

newbury racecourse

Stepping into History at Highclere Castle

Highclere Castle, a 30-minute drive from the park, is a must-see attraction. Known to many as the filming location for the hit TV series “Downton Abbey”, this grand country house boasts a fascinating history, stunning architecture, and beautifully landscaped gardens.

Explore the sumptuous staterooms, take a stroll through the enchanting gardens, or learn about ancient Egypt in the castle’s dedicated exhibition – there’s plenty to discover at Highclere Castle.

Family-Friendly Attractions

Families with children will find a wealth of attractions in and around the park.

The Living Rainforest, located a mere 30 minutes away, offers a tropical adventure that kids will love. Here, they can learn about biodiversity and conservation as they explore the lush, indoor rainforest filled with exotic plants and animals.

The nearby Bucklebury Farm Park, on the other hand, provides interactive, educational experiences with domestic farm animals and a chance to enjoy outdoor play areas, deer safari, and woodland walks.

For another fun-filled family day out, Legoland Windsor Resort is just under an hour’s drive away. With over 55 interactive rides, live shows, and building workshops, it’s a paradise for Lego enthusiasts of all ages. Whether you’re embarking on a pirate adventure, exploring Miniland, or earning your very first driving licence at the Lego City Driving School, Legoland guarantees a day of laughter and excitement.

A Foodie’s Paradise

The proximity of Cherry Bird Country Park to Newbury means a host of excellent restaurants are just a short drive away.

The Woodspeen, for example, is a Michelin-starred restaurant offering seasonal, locally-sourced dishes that perfectly capture the flavours of Berkshire. For those seeking international cuisine, The Vineyard boasts an award-winning wine list and a range of dishes inspired by French culinary traditions.

Newbury Farmers Market, located in the town centre and just a 15-minute drive from Cherry Bird Country Park, offers a plethora of fresh, locally grown produce. Open on the first and third Sunday of every month, the market provides an excellent opportunity to support local farmers and artisans. From organic fruits and vegetables to handmade cheese, artisan bread, and locally brewed beer, you’ll find a bounty of Berkshire’s finest offerings.

food and restaurants near cherry bird country park

Investing in a Luxury Lodge

The great outdoors around Cherry Bird Country Park are not just to be visited but can also be your home away from home. Investing in a luxury lodge at Cherry Bird Country Park allows you to immerse yourself in nature’s splendour at your own pace.

Each lodge is designed with comfort in mind, offering stylish interiors, modern conveniences, and stunning views of the surrounding landscape. With easy access to local attractions and the opportunity to enjoy the park’s serene setting, owning a luxury lodge is the perfect way to experience the best of Berkshire’s countryside year-round.

Why Choose Cherry Bird Country Park?

Cherry Bird Country Park isn’t just a destination; it’s a gateway to the enchanting landscape of Berkshire, offering access to a host of walks, attractions, and points of interest.

Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, a family seeking fun-filled experiences, or a food lover eager to sample local cuisine, Cherry Bird Country Park and its luxury lodges offer the perfect base for your Berkshire adventures.

If you’re interested in learning more contact us to arrange a no-obligation viewing.