Historic stately homes, gardens and churches across Bracknell and Wokingham opened their doors for free as part of the Heritage Open Days.

South Hill Park in Birch Hill was one of the many places to invite people to come and visit, showcasing its mansion and large grounds.

St Michael and St Mark Magdalene Church in Easthampstead was another building which was hugely popular.

For the full story, and lots of great pictures, buy a copy of the Bracknell News on Thursday