Address: The Child-Beale Trust, Lower Basildon, Reading, Berkshire RG8 9NH
Phone Number: 0844 826 1761
Opening Hours: Current opening times.
Beale Park is a 350 acre attraction with a wildlife park, extensive gardens and children’s activities on the bank of the river Thames near Streatley in Berkshire.
The animal park has meerkats, prairie dogs, monkeys, mongoose, capybara, wallabies, alpaca, mara, lemurs, raccoons, owls, macaw, rhea, coati, goats, a deer park and a pets corner. Keeper experiences available.
The landscaped gardens include a pavilion, trails, the Jubilee water gardens and sculptures. The Pavilion has a collection of more than 400 model boats and planes on display. There is also a Treasured Toys exhibit displaying toys of yesteryear from the 50s, 60s and 70s.
Other things to do at the park include the ride-on miniature, 10.5 inch gauge, train ride with journeys lasting about 10 minutes (one ride included in entry price), an aerial cable-way and a seasonal Thames river cruise stops at the park (additional charge). For children there is an outdoor Tikes Village play area with sandpit, play houses and activity gym, the Little Tikes indoor play area with play houses, ride-ons and rocking horse, an outdoor adventure playground and a zip-wire.
There is also fishing available in the Thames or a lake (permit/ticket required). The park also caters for children’s birthday parties.
- Car parking.
- The Peacock restaurant features daily home-made dishes including cream teas.
- Picnic areas.
- Season runs from February 9th to November 5th
- Opens at 10am
Ticket Prices – Low Season (9th February – 31st March & 1st October – 5th November):
- Adults – £7.00
- Senior Citizens – £5.50
- Children – £5.00
- Under 2 Years – Free
- Disabled Adult – £4.00
- Disabled Child – £2.00
- Helper – £2.00
- Student – £5.50
- Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) – £21.00
- Family (1 Adult + 3 Children) – £18.00
Ticket Prices – High Season (1st April – 30th September):
- Adults – £10.00
- Senior Citizens – £8.50
- Children – £8.00
- Under 2 Years – Free
- Disabled Adult – £5.00
- Disabled Child – £2.50
- Helper – £4.00
- Student – £8.50
- Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) – £31.00
- Family (1 Adult + 3 Children) – £29.00
Prices and opening hours correct as at April 2017.
Before you start your journey to Beale Park for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.