Crowthorne is a sizeable village in the borough of Bracknell Forest, within the Royal County of Berkshire. Home of Broadmoor Hospital, a high-profile psychiatric establishment, life in Crowthorne revolves around a tightly-knit community. The village is close to major attractions such as The Living Rainforest and Museum of English Rural Life. Places like Blake’s Lock, California Country Park and Museum of Reading are also within easy reach of the village.
Crowthorne has a number of small and single-owner businesses taking up its retail spaces and executive suites. There are copywriting agencies and IT consultancies in the area while healthcare professionals have a number of clinics all over the village. You will also find financial service providers, business and marketing consultancies, solicitors, builders and construction companies in Crowthorne as well.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Crowthorne is a great place for a night out with Wellington College offering a wide choice of live music in the classical genre. Lafour Theatre and The Wokingham Theatre are hubs for theatre fans while Showcase Cinemas is the place to go for all the latest flicks. For foodies Crowthorne has plenty of options in terms of cuisine from different parts of the world. You can enjoy Italian food at Don Beni and Indian cuisine at Kabirs while Beijing Chinese offers a variety of Chinese dishes. For traditional pub-grub, you can head to Prince or to the Crooked Billet Pub for a mixture of fast food and pub-meals.
Crowthorne railway station is a stop for frequent mainline rail services. There are plenty of taxi companies that operate in the area while a bus network offers reliable road transportation in Crowthorne.