Berkshire, England

Reading Abbey

Visitor Information

Berkshire is a historic county in the South East of England. It is also often referred to as the Royal County of Berkshire because of the presence of the royal residence of Windsor Castle in the county.

Berkshire borders the counties of Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Surrey, Wiltshire and Hampshire, and is usually regarded as one of the Home Counties.


Haunted Hotspot

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle can lay claim to being host to several phantoms with a distinctly royal connection, including Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, Charles I and George III.