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Snelsmore Common Country Park

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Pleasant walks

This park offers gentle walking and some wheelchair friendly paved paths. A great safe place to let... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nassau, New Providence Island
Great walks

Easy parking and pleasant walks. Lots of wildlife all year. Bikes are permitted and so are dogs... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Eric G
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  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
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“toilet block”(5 reviews)
“picnic area”(6 reviews)
“family walk”(4 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Wantage Road, Newbury RG14 3BE, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park offers gentle walking and some wheelchair friendly paved paths. A great safe place to let children ride their cycles etc, run around, have a picnic, celebrate a birthday with their friends.

Reviewed 5 September 2018

Easy parking and pleasant walks. Lots of wildlife all year. Bikes are permitted and so are dogs. There are picnic tables in various places.

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This is a lovely day out. Well-behaved dogs are allowed off the lead. We found it by accident and have gone several times since. Even on a rainy day it's fun. Picnic areas, amply parking and those lovely ponies. Good place.

Thank Joyce D
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Snelsmore Common has plenty of parking, there are toilets near the entrance. The common has lots of tracks that are great to explore, but for the people that are not quite as adventurous or are in a wheelchair, then there is a main circular route...More

Thank GrahamUK33
Reviewed 29 August 2018

great place to meet with friends and family its very peaceful with lots of space and be in the shade on a hot day, the park was quiet on the day we visited we had a picnic and played some games, we chose not to...More

Thank rachelle489
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely location for an after work BBQ and walk in the extensive forested area. Went here with our work colleagues and really enjoyed our second work BBQ this year! Have also visited to walk our dog earlier in the year. Always clean and tidy. Be...More

Thank MartinMiles63
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely walk the views are brilliant wish I found this when my children were small good place for children to play in the woods play football cricket etc. Nice place to have a picnic. Nice family day out which won’t cost parents money....More

Thank tracey748
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Snelsmore is lovely and peaceful and surprisingly peaceful given how close it is to both Newbury and the M4. Nice dog friendly walks, a convenient car park and some nice views across to Winterbourne.

Thank Danny T
Reviewed 6 August 2018

A great place to walk and appreciate the beauty of the area. Good parking and facilities. Great for a family picnic.

Thank Beemalux
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Large and with plenty of facilities. The staff caring for the nesting birds were friendly and extremely knowledgeable. Hope they are back next year!

Thank ellierose891
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10 July 2018|
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Response from GrahamUK33 | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of little tracks to be explored on bikes, just need to be careful of dogs roaming around off their leads.
19 November 2016|
Response from debsgraham | Reviewed this property |
sorry not sure about the dogs but the castle pub at Donnington is good.