Beale Park boasts an extraordinary collection of rare birds including swans, owls, parrots and pheasants. Narrow gauge steam railway, huge adventure playground, giant sandpit, 2 large splash pools, rare breeds of farm animals, ponies, pets' corner, deer park and raised flamingo walk, a full cafeteria and shop. River Thames boat trips in summer, acres of lawns and gardens for picnics. Sculpture, ponds and fountains plus the national collection of model boats. Also nature trails and environmental education and excellent river and lake fishing on day tickets. New piggery.