Known as 'Royal Berkshire' due to it's connections with the royal family. The home of Windsor Castle and Eton public school. Berkshire
covers an area of some 500 square miles with it's main towns being the city of Reading, Eton, Slough, Maidenhead, Ascot, Bracknell, Newbury and Windsor.
The area has become heavily linked with the computer industry and is known to many in England as 'Silicon Valley'.
Ascot is famed for the annual horse racing festival which is attended by the monarch. For Four days each year Ascot races become 'Royal Ascot'.
With the river Thames flowing right past the magnificent Windsor Castle and the acres of rolling views which comprise the Chiltern Hills Berkshire is as scenic as any other area in the country.
Places to Visit
-Basildon Park, Lower Basildon, Reading, Berkshire
-Englefield House, Englefield, Theale, Reading, Berkshire
-St. Georges Chapel, Windsor, Berkshire
-The Savill Garden, windsor Great Park, Berkshire
-Swallowfield Park, Reading, Berkshire
-Taplow Court, Berry Hillm Taplow, Nr. Maidenhead, Berkshire
-Windsor Castle, Berkshire.