Berkshire County is located in the south-eastern part of England, the people called “royal” in the 19th century. This stems from the Windsor Castle, residence of the royal family, it is located in Berkshire County.
Modern Berkshire lives measured life rural province. The main occupation of the population – agriculture, horticulture and forestry. County delivers in London fresh and clean vegetables and fruit.
Throughout its history, Berkshire served as a field of many battles. During the campaign against the Danes of King Alfred the Great (849-899) on the territory of the county took place the Battle of Englefildom under Ashdown and for Reading. During the English Revolution there were two battle of Newbury, and during the Glorious Revolution of 1688, a second Battle of Reading.