All you need to know about Bracknell

Bracknell consists of neighbourhood communities bounded by open countryside while a flourishing skyline demonstrates its success in attracting a multitude of developed businesses to the town. Originally a Market town, Bracknell experienced a significant period of growth when established as a New Town following the Second World War. The area of Bracknell was developed to help alleviate the housing crisis and is now a large town located in the westernmost area of Greater London. Thanks to its proximity to the city of London, convenient motorways and other transport links, Bracknell stands as one of the most successful New Towns, especially following the regeneration of the town centre. Here at SilverDoor, we have a range of corporate accommodation available for you to choose from; enquire today and we can elevate your stay with one of our many serviced apartments in Bracknell.

What do I need to know about staying Bracknell?

In recent years, the town has undergone a regeneration and developments were finished at the end of 2017. With over 100 fashion and beauty brands, a large selection of eateries and a range of activities do in the area, The Lexicon is a fantastic asset to Bracknell town centre. Bracknell also has excellent transport links with trains into London in under an hour and just a short distance from both the M3 and M4 if driving is preferable. Throughout the town centre there is a range of restaurants and pubs where visitors can eat, drink, and socialise after a busy day at work.

Transport in Bracknell

Getting around Bracknell is incredibly straightforward. Close to both the M3 and M4 motorways and only a 30-minute drive from London’s Heathrow Airport, both car and air travel are easily facilitated. Bracknell is also well served by two mainline railway lines, enabling quick and easy transport into London Waterloo from either Bracknell or Martin’s Heron train station in under an hour.

Shopping in Bracknell

The regenerated town centre, called The Lexicon Bracknell, opened in 2017 and has created a new social and cultural heart of the town. With a collection of high-quality shops, restaurants and entertainment, this public space has transformed to a vibrant hub of activity and is a great place to spend the day. Featuring over 100 retail options, a bowling alley, and a cinema close by, the Lexicon is a fantastic asset to the town centre and within reach of most Bracknell serviced apartments.

What to do in Bracknell

Lily Hill Park is located on the eastern side of Bracknell and is a Green Flag awarded historic park with over 55 acres of open space. The Park features a unique Edwardian water garden and is a serene location to unwind after a busy day. Bracknell also offers a range of activities such as bowling, ice skating and even a dry ski slope for those looking to be slightly more adventurous with their free time. The Lexicon is also home to a Cineworld where visitors can experience 4DX features on new releases, conveniently located within a number of shops and eateries.

Facts about Bracknell

Bracknell has an Iron Age hill Fort; Caesar’s camp is a former fort located in Swinley Forest, dating back to 500-300 BC. Historians believe it was used as an assembly point and marketplace with high walls that protected those inside as a ‘safe haven’ in periods of attack. Bracknell has also been used in the filming of many TV shows and films, such as ‘Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone’ and ‘Time Bandits’. This same forest is where ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1’ was filmed in 2009.

Why choose a serviced apartment in Bracknell with SilverDoor?

With over 20 years of experience and more than 320,000 serviced apartments worldwide, we are unrivalled within the serviced apartment sector and therefore have you covered when searching for the perfect accommodation. Our Trustpilot rating contributes to the confidence that we have in our service and in our ability to match you to your ideal serviced apartment in Bracknell. Whether you need restaurant recommendations, apartment information or location advice, we are here to answer any questions you may have. With a presence in 110 countries, we are confident that you will be in the best hands when staying in a SilverDoor Bracknell serviced apartment.

What is a serviced apartment?

Serviced apartments in Bracknell are perfectly suited to the business traveller, with a variety of spaces on offer and facilities tailored to your every need. Our private, flexible spaces are designed for you to enjoy and perfectly arranged to make guests feel at home. With a vast array of corporate housing available, our portfolio presents something for everyone. With facilities such as a fully equipped kitchen, living area and multiple bedrooms depending on group size, guests can truly feel at home and separate their working, eating, and sleeping arrangements comfortably. A member of our SilverDoor team will always be on hand to accommodate any specific requirements you have so please do not hesitate to get in touch.

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