West Berkshire Council

Culture and Leisure

Whether it's shopping in Parkway, enjoying a walk along the Kennet and Avon canal or taking in one of our many historical venues, there is plenty to see and do in West Berkshire.

This page lists just a selection of cultural and leisure opportunities which make West Berkshire an enjoyable and interesting place to live.

You might also like to take a look at our Visit Newbury website, which covers the town of Newbury and also the surrounding areas.

Our Teach West Berkshire website also produced a video about working in West Berkshire for prospective teachers and education professionals. 
We think there's some great information here about the area in general too - you can watch the video below.



History, Arts and Heritage



As well as cultural and leisure activities across West Berkshire, our region has many other popular destinations all within an hour's drive. You can find out more about what's on offer on their visitor websites: