Local Information

Bracknell Forest includes the towns of Bracknell, Crowthorne and Sandhurst as well as villages such as Warfield, Binfield and Winkfield.

The area has undergone many changes since the first mention of the name Bracknell, "Braccen Heal" appeared on a 10th centry Saxon document.

In 1949 Bracknell and the surrounding area was selected as one of eight New Towns built within 30 miles of London to alleviate the housing crisis caused by World War II.

Now, Bracknell has a population of around 110,000 and is the home for many headquarters and major companies including BMW, Dell, Hewlett Packard, Waitrose and 3M. Bracknell town centre is easily accessible by train, car and bus.

From water slides to woodland walks, there is plenty to entertain the visitor to Bracknell Forest. Bracknell town centre is within walking distance of the Odeon Cinema and the Hollywood Bowl bowling alley, both at The Point, Skimped Hill, Bracknell.Bracknell Local Tourist Information

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