Situated along the River Thames, between the lovely villages of Pangbourne and Lower Basildon in Berkshire, England is a 30 acres outdoor wildlife park called Beale Park. It has a wonderful collection of small exotic animals, farm animals, birds, landscaped gardens and lovely children play areas all with a splash pool.
Beale Park was formed by Gilbert Beale in 1956 who decided to give this beautiful 350 acre, Thames-side park land to ‘the people’ by converting it from private farmland into a non-profit making, charitable trust.
Some of my favourite animals that can be found there are are the South Africa iconic blue cranes, meerkats for the fellow saffas, and the jumping ‘duikers’.
My other favourites was the wallaby, some gorgeous macaws and parrots and even some reindeers! Yes really reindeers!
Theres also some cheeky monkeys, racoons and fun playing lemurs!
They also have some bee hives with a little outlook and some educational fun facts about bees which is great in teaching the importance of keeping bees safe.
A truly great day out for the whole family for animals, walks, picnics, adventures and making memories. Each ticket also includes a free train ride which takes you through the whole park and is great for adults and kids!
Here’s a link to their website for more information 😉