- Bracknell Forest
Bracknell Forest is a
unitary authorityand boroughin Berkshirein southern England. It covers the towns of Bracknell, North Ascot, Sandhurst, Crowthorneand surrounding villages and hamlets.
Bracknell Forest was formed on
April 1 1974, as the non-metropolitan district of Bracknell. The district took on the territory of the former Easthampstead Rural District(in which the Bracknell new town had been developed). It changed its name in May 1988, at the same time as it was granted borough status.
April 1, 1998, Berkshire County Council was abolished, as a consequence of the Banham Review, and Bracknell Forest Borough Council became a unitary authority.
Since 1973, Bracknell Forest has been twinned with
Opladenin Germany, continued by Leverkusenafter Opladen's incorporation in 1975.
There is no forest called 'Bracknell Forest'. This name is often confused with
SwinleyForest (or Woods), which is an area of the Windsor Estate between Bracknell and Bagshot. Owned and managed by the Crown Estates, it comprises convert|2600|acre|km2|0 of woodland (mainly Scots Pine). It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), and has protected areas for the birds that live there.
It also provides some of the best mountain biking in
South-East England, with many off road 'single-track' trails available as well as plenty of fire roads. (Mountain biking is permitted with a permit)
Crowthorne(partially in the Wokingham Borough Council)
Regions of England
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