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County in England

Berkshire has a long history of conflict, bloodshed and resistance. It received its title of Royal County in 1958 due to its long-established links with the monarchy, and is home to Windsor Castle and Ascot racecourse.

Once known for its agricultural importance the area is now linked with the computer industry, earning the county its name as England's 'Silicon Valley'.

Being a county famous for both its antiquities and its technological advancement, there is clearly much to explore in Berkshire. Use the links below for more information on the county. Alternatively, search for a district, town or parish within Berkshire.

Where would you like to go?

Welcome to the Berkshire homepage dedicated to providing focused information about what's local in the area - part of - To explore and see more of what's happening in and around Berks simply use the easy page menu buttons shown above

In todays spotlight...

It's often said..."a picture paints a thousand words

Our fascinating local scene pictures of Berkshire can't fail to interest those of all ages with most kindly provided by local photographers...

Why not join in by uploading your local scene photos!

Is your business listed in the Berks local business directory?

Why not look to see now...

It takes just seconds and with an astonishing 40 million UK visitors we genuinely help to promote local e-commerce - High Street retailers - Professional services and new enterprise websites on both a local and national scale - the best part is... It's completely free and super easy!

To make sure you're not missing out simply check the business directory button seen at the top of the page

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