Salter's Steamers Reading To Henley Service
Try one of the most popular services passing through many scenic riverside villages between Reading and Henley.☎ 01189572388Recommended by Helen Ball, Maidenhead“Great fun for a day out to Henley down the river”
Kennet And Avon Canal Reading FREE
The Kennet and Avon Canal is renowned for its picturesque beauty and historic canal engineering.
Recommended by Paula Booth, Reading“This is a great walking route right through the heart of Reading town centre”
|The Oracle Riverside carpark |
Exciting new three level go-karting circuit over 900 metres long, with long straights and wide bends for extra thrills and spills.
Reading Abbey FREE
Historic Abbey.☎ 01189373400Recommended by Petra Adams, Slough“Nice quiet place to walk and sit for a while, just the ruins of the old abbey to keep you company”
Fun, paint your own pottery studio/cafe.☎ 01189418683
Beale Park Wildlife Park And Gardens
A lovely family day out.☎ 08448261761Recommended by Hazel Rigazio, Liverpool“We loved the narrow-gauge railway which took us around the beautiful park where we spotted lots of birds even some rare ones.We played about in the beautiful and clean paddling pool,the children all played in the play area and really enjoyed their visit to Beale park.”
Spectacular house and landscaped gardens. National Trust Property.☎ 01189843040
Caversham Skate Park FREE
Caversham Skate Park is situated just over Reading Bridge.
Away from the distractions of town, business or busy hotels, Mapledurham is an oasis of peace, natural beauty and history.☎ 01189723350Recommended by Richard Smith, Windsor“Lovely old buildings and grounds to explore, I particularly liked the watermill which is still in working order”
Amners Farm Lambing Days & Minature Railway
An unusual attraction situated at Amners Farm is the miniature railway, known as the Amnerfield Miniature Railway.☎ 01189833437Recommended by Stuart and Gill White, Oxford“Great fun for children and adults too, the lambing days are well worth a visit and you can take a ride on the mini-train while you're there”
National Trust - Beautiful Palladian mansion.
Reading Marine And Canal Boat Hire
Hire your own narrow boat.☎ 01189423877
Family Days Out
Great ideas for all the family to enjoy.
Winterberry Way Play Area FREE
Family play and party centre.
|Unit 7, Sterling Way|
Norcot Industrial Estate
Ure Museum Of Greek Archaeology FREE
The Ure Museum houses one of the largest collections of Greek ceramics in Britain.
Recommended by Penny Davis, Wokingham“Good museum for school visits on Greek history and archaeology, and a tour of the University”
|Department of Classics|
University of Reading
Museum Of English Rural Life FREE
A look at rural life in England with many displays and exhibitions.☎ 01183788660
Reading Museum FREE
Fascinating look at the history of Reading.☎ 01189373400
Reading Family History Centre FREE
The Reading Family History Centre has a number of commonly used films on permanent loan, & can be viewed free of charge by patrons.
Recommended by Bev, Reading“Friendly, helpful and free genealogy (Family History) research ”
|280 The Meadway|
Cole Museum Of Zoology FREE
Fascinating look at the animal kingdom.☎ 01183787083Recommended by Tony Jardine, Reading
Eldon Square King George V Memorial Gardens FREE
The statue in the gardens is of Rufus Daniel Isaacs, who was the 1st Marquess of Reading and a Viceroy of India.
River Kennet Walks FREE
The Kennet and Avon Canal passes through 87 miles of spectacular scenery between the River Avon in Bristol and the River Thames.Recommended by Kevin Fraser, Reading
Kings Meadow And The Coal Woodland FREE
Kings Meadow is a large open space with a pleasant walk along the towpath to Reading Bridge. A popular picnic site.Recommended by Kath Hughes, Caversham
Forbury Gardens FREE
Forbury Gardens is a large public park in the centre of Reading, a great place to stroll or take your lunch break in the summer.Recommended by Kevin Foster, Maidenhead“Peaceful oasis in the centre of town, great for a lunchtime stroll or a picnic in the park”
Caversham Court FREE
A charming walled garden with terraced lawns leading down to the river Thames.
Balmore Walk FREE
This scenic walk has great views over Reading from this steep grass bank near Caversham.
Blundells Copse FREE
This 13 acres of close growing ancient woodland has a stream running through making it an oasis of natural green and calm.
Prospect Park FREE
Prospect Park is Reading's largest Park and offers a variety of sporting opportunities.Recommended by Chris Hodges, Reading
Bugs Bottom (Hemdean Bottom) FREE
Hemdean Bottom (locally called Bugs Bottom ) was fields until the 1990's. Wildlife Heritage Site. Chalk grasslands.
Southcote Linear Park FREE
An attractive park, peaceful and tranquil, Southcote Linear Park is green and lush and lies along the north band of Holy Brook.
Arthur Newbery Park FREE
A natural open hilly space with conservation grassland cut as summer meadow. The park is well hidden behind gardens & allotments.
Moor Copse FREE
A diverse woodland wildlife treasure astride the River Pang.
The Jelly Leg'D Chicken Arts Centre
Quirky arts centre.
Ten pin bowling centre.☎ 01189304296
Vue Cinema Reading
Modern multi-screen cinema complex.☎ 03453084620
Exciting programme of events including Rock, Pop, Comedy, Drama,.☎ 01189606060
Popular live music venue. Full listings available.
After Dark Club
Popular nightclub venue.☎ 01189576847
Popular comedy club.☎ 01189595395
The Comedy Basement
City centre comedy club.☎ 01189500950
Calcot Park Golf Club
Reading Golf Club
|Kidmore End Road|
Huntercombe Golf Club
Nature's Own offer a wide range of Vitamin and Mineral supplements delivered directly to your door.
Central Swimming Pool
Central Swimming Pool is Reading's main swimming complex. It offers four separate pools, which includes a 3 board diving pit.
City centre gym.☎ 01189574946
Gym, health and fitness club.☎ 01189662904
Reading Rowing Club
Reading Rowing Club welcomes adults of any age and juniors over the age of 11. We accept new members all year round.
|The Boathouse, Thames Promenade|
Redgrave Pinsent Rowing Lake
The lake and its boathouse are specifically designed for training use.
Outdoor Activities Centre.☎ 01189843162
Premier jet-ski centre.☎ 01189885959
Cycle Routes FREE
Cycle routes in and around Reading.
Teamworks Karting Reading
State of the art indoor karting centre.
Indoor karting centre.☎ 01189448446
Palmer Park Stadium
Palmer Park Sports Stadium is one of the finest outdoor sports centres in the region.Recommended by Finley Harris, Wokingham
Skiplex Endless Indoor Ski Slope
Our fully adjustable slopes replicate a real piste. They are perfect place to learn, train and gain no matter what your age.
Recommended by Peter Kowalski, Bracknell“Good way to learn to ski before heading off to the real snow”
|Unit 3a, Headley Park 10|
Headley Road East
Outdoor paintball centre.☎ 08444775119
Burley Lodge Equestrian Centre
Burley Lodge Equestrian Centre is a family run riding centre set in 180 acres of land in Shinfield. We are a 'BHS Approved Centre'.
Reading Climbing Centre
The South's premier climbing centre.☎ 01189756298