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Berkshire is a county in the South-East of England. Due to the presence of Windsor Castle within the area, the Queen recognised it as the Royal County of Berkshire in 1957. Berkshire is just 49 miles away from London and is becoming increasingly popular with people who want to move away from living in London, but still want to be in a commutable distance. According to the Office of National Statistics in 2019, 12,610 Londoners relocated to Berkshire in that year.

Berkshire is recognised as one of the best places to live in the UK for adults that are working, due to the employment opportunities in the area, affordable house prices and the great transport links into London and other areas of the country. Berkshire was rated the sixth best place to live in the UK by the UK Quality of Life Index.

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Things to do in Berkshire

Berkshire has many notable attractions within it. Probably the most famous of them all is the world famous, Windsor Castle, one the royal family residences. The castle is visited by many tourists every day and is a fantastic sight. After you have viewed the castle you can walk down Winsor Great Park, which is the grounds of the castle. If you like horseracing then Berkshire is a great place to visit, with two major racecourses, Newbury and Royal Ascot. Other notable places in Berkshire to go to are the Kennet and Avon canal, Swinley forest, Highclere Castle and the Savill Garden in Windsor.

For indoor attractions, Berkshire has the Puzzalogical Escape Room in Bracknell, the Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in Maidenhead and the Reading Climbing Centre.

Schools and Education

There are plenty of schools and education opportunities in Berkshire with over 191 schools being registered in the county. They all have varying levels of Ofsted ratings. Some of the best schools in the area include Langley Grammar School in Langley, Upton Court Grammar School in Slough and the Kendrick School in Reading.

There are a couple of great universities in the area, such as the University of Reading and the University of West London, but as Berkshire is so close to London there are many other Universities and further education institutes there that could be commuted to.

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Cost of living in Berkshire

The prices of property in Berkshire varies depending on what town or village you are in. Slough and Thatcham are two of the most affordable areas in Berkshire, as well as Bracknell, Sandhurst and Reading. Some of the more expensive and luxurious places to live in Berkshire include Ascot, Eton and Windsor. The overall average property price in Berkshire is £468,964, which is similar to neighbouring areas of Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, but more expensive than Hampshire.

The majority of houses sold in Berkshire were detached houses, averaging at a sell price of £710,713. Semi-detached properties average at around £437,836 in the area and terraced at £356,900. Overall sell prices in Berkshire have gone up by 9% in the last year.