Visitor Information

Herschel Park is a hidden gem which is well worth a visit.  The historic park dates from the early years of Queen Victoria’s reign and was visited by the Queen in the 1860s. There is also a nature reserve adjacent to the historic park.

Come and discover the history of the park through a historical trail which puts the park in context with the surrounding historic monuments.  There are also tree and natural history trails which will help you to explore the park’s fauna and flora.

Throughout the year you will discover a wide range of events and activities from walks and concerts to Yoga.  Come and visit us and discover more about this very special magical park.

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Visiting Herschel Park

Herschel Park is in the heart of Slough and is open to the public at any time 365 days a year. The Park can be accessed on foot from Datchet Road, Upton Close and Upton Park's Roads.


The car park is situated off of Datchet Road with the entrance to the car park within the entrance to the NFER. Two additional disabled car park bays are available within the Upton Park Estate and are situated behind the Park Kiosk. Please refrain from parking within the Upton Park Estate as much of it is private and there is a risk of receiving a parking ticket.

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Telephone:  01753 875209

Visiting Slough Museum

Slough Museum is based within the Slough Central Library and is open to the public Wednesday to Saturday, 11am to 4.30pm

Slough Museum, Ground Floor, Slough Central Library, 85 High Street, Slough, SL1 1EA


There is no on site parking but Slough does have a number of car parks situated around the town centre and within easy walking distance of the Museum.

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Telephone:  01753 526422