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An Arts and Crafts style of home that was once very popular between 1860 and 1910, and the Woodhouse Copse, Holmbury St Mary is a perfect example of just that. With mystical gardens all around, the mansion is known for hosting the annual Woodhouse Summer Opera Festival. The annual music event offers a wide range of talented acts and one of the main events to experience here.
Everyone needs a little peace and quiet in their lives, and many don't seem to get it. So escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and take a break at Silent Pool. With a strange calmness in the air and an eerie stillness, this is a silence that cannot be found anywhere else. Many a bird and aquatic animals travel from afar to grab a little of this golden silence too! The jade green color of the waters seem to appear from the overhead everygreen box trees. Legend has it that a beautiful girl, a local woodcutter's daughter, was forced to move to the farther end of the pool, when a nobleman tried to lure her out of the waters., thus having been the cause of her death.
Designed by the great Isambard Kingdon Brunel in 1838, the Maidenhead Bridge is an intriguing engineering marvel that created quite the buzz during its time. Built entirely of brick, and comprising of two shallow spans over the River Thames, the bridge are the widest and flattest in the world. It is testimony to the genius of Brunel that such a bridge with such flat arches was not only built but continues to carry the Great Western Railway main line from Paddington Station to this day.
Ascot Baptist Church was built in 1878 under the auspices of W. J. Bishop. Soon after it's establishment, the church became an important and integral part of the community. Various activities like quiz nights, barbecues, skittles, picnics and other events are organized to further unity and feeling of brotherhood among the community. The church also houses a toddlers group and a youth club. You too can become a part of this church. For more details, check the website.