Things to do in Bracknell
A civil parish and town situated in the county of Berkshire, Bracknell has grown from a small market village to what is considered to be a New Town. Expanding throughout the 1960s, it is now the UK headquarters for the likes of Siemens, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard and 3M. There are also good links to London and Reading that make this the ideal location for commuters and business travellers.
Its location gives the town ample access to attractions that are outside of its sphere, such as the Virginia Water Lake, Windsor Great Park, Fort Belvedere and the Ascot Racecourse. Visitors and travellers can therefore use it as a base to absorb the culture and history of the communities around the area thanks to the good rail links, or even have a day of pomp and pleasure. Big eaters, romantic eaters and business eaters can be left assured that the town has a great range of cafes and restaurants that offer national as well as international cuisines; from authentic American smokehouse dishes to Indian spices and herbs. The Lexicon and Peel Centre provide shopaholics with their fix of stores, goods and spending entertainment.
Being a commuter centre, there are substantial rail routes between London Waterloo and Reading on the South Western Railway line. The town has good road links for drivers thanks to the A329(M), Junction 3 of the M3 and Junction 10 of the M4 motorways. The local bus service goes through the town centre and areas that are further afield like Reading, Slough and Windsor.