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Boats on Thames

Step out of your hotel in Reading to explore 12th-century abbey ruins and promenade through Georgian country parks and Victorian pleasure gardens.

Historic Reading

Palladian elegance oozes from every nook and cranny at rambling Basildon Park National Trust country house in Lower Basildon. Enjoy Victorian-style frivolity with kiosk ice creams and bandstand serenades in the town centre Forbury Gardens. Steps away are the cloister walls at Reading’s Abbey.

Art and museums in Reading

See vintage photos of muddy mayhem at Reading Festival at the Town Hall’s Museum of Reading. Visitors to Reading hotels can see a Victorian copy of the Bayeux Tapestry without crossing the Channel. Budding zoologists marvel at killer whale skeletons at the university’s free-entry Cole Museum of Zoology.

Quirky things to do in Reading

Mummified cats’ heads and funeral boats are amongst the curios at Reading’s Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology. Stay at a Reading hotel to hand-feed friendly deer on a tractor trail around Bucklebury Farm Park. Cottage garden aromas fill the old barn at the Herb Farm at Sonning Common.

Events in Reading

In March, runners cross the line at the Madejski Stadium for the Reading Half Marathon. Symphonic sounds fill the horseshoe Concert Hall during Classical Music Alive. Pitch up at the August Bank Holiday Reading Festival for big-top dance acts and main-stage rockers.

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Attractions in Reading:


Enjoying a walk in Beale Park. Photo courtesy of Beale Park
Beale Park

Opening times:
Daily 10am-5pm (until 6pm in high season) Feb - Nov 2013 (annual)

Reading FC 2011/12

Opening times:
18 Aug 2012 - 19 May 2013 (annual)

The front face of Mapledurham house. Courtesy of www.britainonview.com
Mapledurham House and Watermill

Opening times:
Sat, Sun and bank holidays 2pm-5.30pm Apr - Sep 2013; Weekends only (annual)

The old tower at Greys Court. Courtesy of French Jones
Greys Court

Opening times:
House Wed-Sun 2pm-5pm; Garden Wed-Sun 11am-5pm Apr - Sep 2013; not Mon or Tue (annual)

Basildon Park. Courtesy of the National Trust
Basildon Park

Opening times:
Mar-Oct: Mon & Wed-Sun 11am-5pm; Dec 11am-4pm Feb - Dec 2013; not Tue (annual)

What's on in Reading:


Maidenhead Farmers' Market

Dates Open:
13/04/2014 to 23/08/2014

Dorney Court. Photo courtesy of Windsor Tourist Office
Dorney Court

Dates Open:
03/05/2014 to 04/05/2014
24/05/2014 to 25/05/2014
01/08/2014 to 31/08/2014

Basingstoke Festival of Transport

Dates Open:
13/05/2014 to 13/05/2014

Big Wheel

Dates Open:
01/05/2014 to 30/08/2014

Royal Windsor Horse Show, Windsor Castle. Courtesy of Royal Windsor Horse Show
Royal Windsor Horse Show

Dates Open:
09/05/2014 to 13/05/2014

PGA Golf Championship

Dates Open:
15/05/2014 to 18/05/2014

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