Keep Exploring

Reading and the surrounding area offers a multitude of local attractions, tranquil walks and beautiful scenery to explore…

Forbury Gardens

Forbury Gardens is a delightful Victorian town garden most famously known for its Maiwand Lion statue. The Gardens are located between the town centre and the ruins of the 11th century abbey, not far from Reading Station. The ornamental gardens have a wall around which provides a peaceful and tranquil retreat.
(Distance: 0.5 miles)
Relax in Forbury Gardens


Reading Abbey

Reading Abbey was founded in 1121 by King Henry I. Today the remains of the Abbey can be found throughout the former precinct known as the Abbey Quarter, near the town centre.
(Distance: 0.7 miles)
Explore Reading Abbey


Reading Golf Club

100 year old golf club on the border of Berkshire and South Oxfordshire, near the town of Reading. 18 holes in a beautiful woodland setting.
(Distance: 2.9 miles)
Tee Off at Reading


Reading Museum & The Riverside Museum

Why not take a visit to Reading Museum situated in the town centre or The Riverside Museum situated next door to us at Bel & The Dragon at Blake’s Lock. The Riverside Museum tells the history of Reading’s rivers and hosts community art exhibitions in the summer.
(Distance: 0.9 miles)
Visit the Museum

riverside museum reading day trip

Reading Shopping

Reading is one of the UK’s top retail destinations, with two major shopping centres (The Oracle and Broad Street Mall). The Oracle is home to more than 90 retail stores and over 30 places to eat and drink, as well as a 10 screen Vue Cinema on the Riverside.
(Distance: 0.8 miles)
Visit The Oracle


Thames Rivercruise

Embark on your journey from Reading’s Thameside Promenade and enjoy a scenic river cruise of the Upper Thames.
(Distance: 1.3 miles)
Cruise the Thames


The Hexagon

The Hexagon is a well established multi purpose venue in the heart of Reading with an exciting programme of events including Rock, Pop, Comedy, Drama, Classical Music and Dance.
(Distance: 1.2 miles)
Visit The Hexagon


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