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California Country Park

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Sayin hi tothe swans and ducks

We went to California Park on a Sunday where we ate an excellent lunch, After we'd eaten, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jane W
Wokingham, United Kingdom
lovely park with a large paddling pool for young children

The paddling pool is well looked after and is attended to by life guards. The park is big enough... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Reading, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“paddling pool”(49 reviews)
“country park”(19 reviews)
“play area”(15 reviews)
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Nine Mile Ride, Finchampstead, Wokingham RG40 4HT, England
+44 118 934 2016
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All reviews paddling pool country park play area summer months round the lake few hours lovely surroundings lovely walk lovely place pay and display cakes nice lake great cafe bread visited for the first time great place to go wide range
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to California Park on a Sunday where we ate an excellent lunch, After we'd eaten, the Children played on the very good Adventure Playground. The highlight of the visit was to say "Hi" to the Swans, Geese and Ducks in the pond and...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The paddling pool is well looked after and is attended to by life guards. The park is big enough for all children to enjoy and there is a picnic area. The cafe sells meals and drinks.

Thank cor2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have been doing a one month house and pet sit just a short stroll from California Park and found it to be a haven for enjoying the lake and bird life such as swans, ducks, water hens and gulls. The park...More

Thank Trevor L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here recently with family and for granddaughter to run her little legs off and feed the ducks. Disappointed at high car parking charges whilst reading the local authority website they say money is used for the upkeep of the park. The phone number to...More

2  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I think it's absolutely disgusting that Wokingham Council charge such high rates of car parking to go here and dinton Pastures

1  Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 27 September 2018

This is a great place to visit throughout the seasons, for all ages. We walk it regularly since it's only 10 minutes from home. A stroll around the lake and return home gives us a comfortable hours walk. The wildlife is great. A few seats...More

Thank NobbyUnitedKingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We stayed a weekend with our caravan on a serviced pitch. The site is well maintained and the tourer pitches ang glamping pods are very tidy and clean with lots of fresh gravel. Other parts of this woodland, lakeside site are a bit muddy but...More

Thank pauleb99
Reviewed 9 September 2018

On a sunny Sunday a great place to walk around the lake and enjoy the birdlife. Parking a tad expensive at £1.50 an hour. Really

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Such a great day out - Kids go back and forth from pool to park, and never get bored. Easy parking. Good food and drinks if need to add to your picnic. We were the last to leave!

Reviewed 29 August 2018

We went to have a all round the lake and a cup f coffee with our pups . The carpark was £1.50 per hour and when we got round the lake a lot of the paths were closed and we had to walk back the...More

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19 June 2018|
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Response from 156mickb | Reviewed this property |
I’m pretty sure you can’t. But worth checking.
Claire J
7 May 2018|
Response from Cayusez | Reviewed this property |
No and looks like it won't be for a long time
30 April 2018|
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Response from MellovesSpain | Reviewed this property |
No bbq could cook inside then eat it outside