• Pick-up: 08:30 am Mereoak Park & Ride, RG7 1JY OR 09:00 am Reading Train Station Taxi Zone, Station Hill RG1 1LZ
  • Drop-off: 18:00 pm Mereoak Park & Ride, RG7 1JY OR 18:30 pm Reading Train Station Taxi Zone, Station Hill RG1 1LZ
  • Endurance: Moderate
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Tino

Meet your guide, Tino

Hey, I'm Tino! In a nutshell, I'm an adrenaline junkie with a love for beautiful views! Adventures are what keeps life interesting, so I take each new experience by the horns and enjoy the scenery along the way!

North Wessex Downs Paintball and Hike

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It’s victory on the battlefield, as you battle superheroes and supervillains, the living and the dead and even encounter the supernatural in this paintballing extravaganza to save the human race!

Region: North Wessex Downs AONB

Trip Type: Adventure

Max Group Size: 14

Grading: Moderate

Day Itinerary

Meet your guide at 08:30 am Mereoak Park & Ride, RG7 1JY or alternatively at 09:00 am Reading Train Station Taxi Zone, Station Hill RG1 1LZ.

Start the day exploring the ancient woodlands of Highclere Park, the perfect place for a forested hike, complete with the grandeur of  Highclere Castle, the famous location for filming the TV series Downton Abbey!

Enjoy the wide range of wild flowers on a summer’s day as you trek across the chalk downland and tackle the climb up Beacon Hill, for a well-earned picnic lunch at the peak of the iron age hill fort. With superb views over the Highclere Castle estate and the Berkshire countryside, absorb the stunning panoramic views from all around!

In the afternoon, the stakes are high as you gear up for an epic paintballing battle, with no option for retreat or surrender!

You’ll be kitted up with all the paintballing gear, and then it’s time for action! There will be the opportunity to play 4-6 different games during the session as you battle superheroes and supervillains, the living and the dead and even encounter the supernatural! There’s also the opportunity to experience the largest constructed galleon in UK paintballing!

After saving the human race with victory on the battlefield, it’s a brave return to civilization with drop-off at 18:00 pm Mereoak Park & Ride, RG7 1JY or alternatively at 18:30 pm Reading Train Station Taxi Zone, Station Hill RG1 1LZ .

Walk details: 4 km / 4 miles | Total ascent 223m | approx. 2 hours

Terrain: A moderate route, reasonably level travelling through forested areas. A stretch of steep ascent, with a strenuous section the top of Beacon Hill Iron Age hill fort, with panoramic views all around. Largely obstacle free (no steps or stiles, but possibly some gates). Expect stony and grassy track surface, mostly even but there may be soft sections.

  • Pick-up: 08:30 am Mereoak Park & Ride, RG7 1JY OR 09:00 am Reading Train Station Taxi Zone, Station Hill RG1 1LZ
  • Drop-off: 18:00 pm Mereoak Park & Ride, RG7 1JY OR 18:30 pm Reading Train Station Taxi Zone, Station Hill RG1 1LZ
  • All transportation throughout the trip
  • All entrance and activity fees
  • All paintballing equipment: guns, ammunition, combat suits, helmet, goggles, body armour, padded gloves
  • Snacks and local specialties
  • Full-day guided experience
  • Local knowledge, folklore, and history

You’ll need to bring:

  • Pack lunch + water
  • Footwear with ankle support and deep-tread rubber soles to handle the varying woodland terrain
  • Adult Paintballing experience
  • Enjoy 4-6 different paintballing games
  • Experience the largest constructed galleon in UK paintballing
  • Visit Highclere Park
  • See Highclere Castle, home to TV series Downton Abbey
  • Enjoy the beautiful panoramic views at Beacon Hill Iron Age Hill Fort
  • Immerse yourself in heritage, local history and folklore
  • Enjoy small and friendly group tours
Sunday 22nd May 2022
Members only This tour can only be booked by members. To book this tour, sign up by purchasing 1 Year Membership.