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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

about 5 hours ago This Sunday don’t miss Salsa at the Farm with Son Yambu – a great way to round of your summer in style! Dance the night away to authentic Cuba son, the intoxicating fusion of Spanish and African rhythms that gave rise to salsa! Join us for a free salsa dance workshop to show off your moves --> https://norden.farm/events/salsa-at-the-farm-with-son-yambu-01

about 6 hours ago Have you see the line up for The Big Berkshire Beach Gig? Six of the most exciting local bands and singer-songwriters perform on our beachside and Studio stages on Saturday 24 August from 8pm. Tickets are just £5!

about 6 hours ago There are only five more days left before The Maidenhead Beach closes! Don’t miss out on chilling in our hammocks, going on an adventure in our blue boat or Tiki Hut and have a great meal and cold drink on our outside tables. More info about the beach here --> https://norden.farm/events/the-maidenhead-beach-at-norden-farm-78

about 7 hours ago RT @NaomiLWood: ⁦@nordenfarm⁩ gorgeous theatre in Maidenhead. A wonderful array of soloists with WEO chorus. All tickets £18 so buy early…

1 day ago Jazz at the Farm is back this Autumn and kicking us off his Steve Waterman on Friday 20 September --> https://norden.farm/events/steve-waterman-trumpet-74 Steve is one of the most sought-after jazz musicians in Europe. Partnered with creative young saxophonist Piers Green this is a great way to welcome in Autumn!

1 day ago This Saturday join us for a music gig – on our beach! Groove along to bands in the studio or chill out in hammocks while listening to acoustic singers on the beach all for just £5! --> https://norden.farm/events/the-big-berkshire-beach-gig-64 The Big Berkshire Beach Gig will be headlined by Papa Truck!

2 days ago This Friday see the blues and rock guitarist Rob Tognoni bring his fiery and energetic show to our main stage for just £15! Rob has opened for the greats including Roy Buchanan and Joe Walsh from the Eagles

2 days ago We only have one more week of Craft and Storytelling at the Farm! Next week have a go at making your very own Surf Board and Keyring, a clay seahorse or a pirate headdress and ship for just £5 per session --> https://norden.farm/events/arts-and-crafts-session

2 days ago Janine Johnson brings The Hits of Whitey Houston to Norden Farm on Saturday 21 September --> https://norden.farm/events/the-hits-of-whitney-houston Bringing the soul and power of one of the greatest soul singers of all time Janine recreates some of Whitney’s timeless tracks including I Wanna Dance With Somebody, I Will Always Love You and The Greatest Love Of All!

3 days ago See comedian, Tom Rosenthal live on Thursday 19 September --> https://norden.farm/events/tom-rosenthal-manhood Let the beaky boy from Channel 4’s Friday Night Dinner and ITV’s Plebs entertain you with a brand-new stand-up show Manhood!

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