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The Beach

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The Maidenhead Beach at Norden Farm runs annually throughout the school summer holidays. Free to play on, just roll up and relax at a beachside café table while the little ones play in the sand.

Join in craft or storytelling sessions in the specially designed story den or get inspired by our Galley Goan Chill Out Lie back and enjoy projections in the fisherman’s hut or go fish in shiny waters and add your creations to the walls.

This gallery installation includes work made with local schools through Norden Farm’s Farm Out programme and with young people through our Young Creatives programme supported by the Spoore Merry and Rixman Foundation.

This year's beach is inspired by the laid back tropical paradise that is Goa!

Family films are screened throughout the holidays, and the Café Bar is open for lunch, teas, coffees, ice creams and treats. A children’s menu and special children’s picnic bags are also available.


Join us for the Grand Opening on Wednesday 24 July from 10am

The Maidenhead Beach at Norden Farm is open Monday – Sunday, 10am – 4pm, until Sunday 25 August.

Take part in our drop-in Kite Making Workshop running from 11.15am - 1.15pm.


A photographer representing Norden Farm may be present throughout the summer holiday at The Maidenhead Beach.

These images may be published by Norden Farm in the press and on social media platforms. Images may also be used for external distribution and used in marketing materials including, but not limited to, brochures, flyers, adverts and banners.

If you are visiting The Maidenhead Beach and would rather not be in our photos, please speak to our Box Office team when you arrive.


What else is on offer at Norden Farm this summer?

This Summer take part in our Community Kite Festival on Sunday 1 September.

Get involved at Kite Making Workshops across the school holidays, then see your creation take to the sky!

In these drop-in sessions our specialist kite makers, Community Kite Project, will guide you through the process of making either the Patang Kite – the Indian Fighter Kite, or a classic Trapezoid Kite.

Kite Making Workshops

  • Wednesday 24 July | 11.15am - 1.15pm
  • Wednesday 7 August | 11.30am – 1pm and 2pm – 3.30pm
  • Wednesday 14 August | 11.30am – 1pm and 2pm – 3.30pm
  • Saturday 24 August | 11.30am – 1pm and 2pm – 3.30pm

Take a look at our handy guide to what’s going on at Norden Farm throughout the holiday for all age groups. For more information give our Box Office team a call on 01628 788997 or click here

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