Bracknell in Berkshire which is known as being a modern town surrounded by picturesque countryside with several important nature reserves. Just a short journey from both Reading and London, it is an extremely popular base for commuters.
Whilst Bracknell itself is usually considered one of the new towns built following the second world war, its history stretches back to prehistoric times and there are several ancient sites and monuments dotted around. However, Bracknell does retain the attributes associated with planned developments - well organised streets, an abundance of housing and a host of modern attractions and amenities. As such, it attracts many businesses who seek a base outside of the capital - particularly high-tech startups.
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Bracknell offers both a bustling town centre and quiet semi-rural locations, depending on where you choose to base yourself for the duration of your stay. As a modern town, there is no shortage of accommodation, from self-contained studios to luxury corporate housing. We can offer the perfect property, based on your requirements and our serviced apartments in Bracknell offer a perfect balance of convenience and comfort, whilst providing a cost effective accommodation solution for an extended stay in the town.
Our luxury apartments and studios are fitted with everything you could need to enjoy your stay - including fully equipped kitchens, stocked with a full complement of utensils. Our advisors can also help you to find a property that suit your individual needs - whether it be wheelchair access, secure entry or specific location requirements.
Bracknell has several attractions within easy reach, from adventure parks to museums and National Trust sites. Lilly Hill Park and Long Hill Park, both feature nature trails for the intrepid walker, as well as plenty of space for dog-walking and picnics. Further to the parks, there are also several ancient woodlands dotted around the vicinity, which play host to various wildlife.
For those after more sporting activities, Bracknell is an area rich with prestigious golf courses and, of course, Ascot is just a short trip away for those who fancy a day at the races. Anyone visiting with children can find entertainment at Coral Reef - Bracknell’s Water World, or nearby Dinton Pastures Country Park.
Bracknell has all the attractions you’d expect for a modern UK town, but it’s also just a short trip to Windsor, so an ideal day trip would be a trip to the castle followed by a stroll round the surrounding areas.
The town proper is a surprisingly good area for shopping, with a newly redeveloped centre featuring a modern complex packed with retail opportunities. The Lexicon has an interesting and varied mix of brands and also offers visitors several dining and social options, with its selection of restaurants and bars. The high street itself extends beyond the Lexicon and offers a few more well-known retail outlets.
The centre of Bracknell is fairly compact, it is therefore easy to get around the shops and local amenities on foot. Alternatively, there’s a good network of cycleways, providing convenient routes in and out of the centre and surrounding areas.
If you do plan to travel to the surrounding areas, Courtney Buses operates local services in Bracknell and to Maidenhead, Wexham Park Hospital, Crowthorne, Sandhurst, Camberley and Wokingham. There are also regular services to Reading and Windsor. Most are covered by the PlusBus card, which can be purchased for under £3 per day for unlimited travel. There’s also a shuttle service to Heathrow airport from the town centre.
Lastly, Bracknell is covered by both Hackney carriages and private hire taxi firms, which can be useful for reaching the more remote locations, such as nearby country pubs and restaurants or places of natural interest.