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Terry's Reading Walkabouts

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PLEASE DO NOT TURN UP BEFORE BOOKING WITH ME BY PHONE OR E-Mail FIRST. Whether visiting Reading UK, recently moved to the area or lived here all your life, my easy guided walking tours explain about its beginning, Rivers/Canal, Stories, re-opened...more
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Usual Starting Point 58 Station Hill | Reading Railway Station, Reading RG1 1NF, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having been born close to Reading, grown up and worked there, I was amazed what I didn’t know and what Terry could tell us. We walked roads I’d never used and discovered history that brought the town back to life for me. Thank you Terry,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AlemapEsorbma
Terry D, Owner at Terry's Reading Walkabouts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Happy New Year to you both - Pam & Des, It was a pleasure and a privilege to lead you and Gill on my last 2018 Walkabout. Thank you for adding your knowledge and experience, especially of your time working for and at what was...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Although I have lived locally for many years it was a pleasure to spend a few hours with Terry and find about things about Reading I never knew. Buildings I had walked past many times and not even noticed, stories connected with them, Terry knew...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Terry D, Owner at Terry's Reading Walkabouts, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Hi Dave, it was a privilege to lead you and your colleagues on this Walkabout. I enjoyed it as much as you did and as you said each one is different! I hope to walk with your organisation once or twice in Sept. 2019.

Reviewed 24 October 2018

Terry is a very knowledgeable person and knows a lot of history about Reading, infact a lot one might not be aware off. He provided us the history of Reading railway stations, showed us some old historic malls and much more information, took us to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Terry D, Owner at Terry's Reading Walkabouts, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Hi Sagar, Thank you for the informative Review, glad that you enjoyed my company as much as I did yours, also that you learnt so much. Have a great time Reading and maybe we will meet again, possibly on one of my other walkabouts?

Reviewed 23 October 2018

We were booked to have a walking tour of Reading and were scheduled to meet at 10am at Reading Station. Promptly, Terry was there and he soon became a very H&S conscious leader, enthusiastic, energetic and informative in his delivery to guide our tour to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Terry D, Owner at Terry's Reading Walkabouts, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Thank John for such a detailed and informative review. It was my privilege to fulfil a special birthday present and the three of you were great company with a lot of local and national history knowledge that I was able to supplement and feed off....More

Reviewed 21 October 2018

My mom and I were only in Reading for the weekend and wanted to see as much as we could. Terry is very knowledgeable, and the tour very informative. We enjoyed Terry's fun and interactive way of sharing the town's history with us. He answered...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Terry D, Owner at Terry's Reading Walkabouts, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Thank you Sadi, it was my privilege to take you, your mum, friends and others on one of my Walkabouts. You were fun and Great company. I hope to see you in the future?

Reviewed 8 October 2018

THank you for a wonderful walk around Reading. I continue to tell my friends what an experience we had and encourage them to take part in a walk. WE finished the walk with a trip to Sweeney Tods for lunch as recommended by Terry. A...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Terry D, Owner at Terry's Reading Walkabouts, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hi Madeline, thank you to both of you for braving the rain that came on half way through. I'm very happy that you still enjoyed it so much despite the weather and that you enjoyed your lunch in such an iconic Reading Restaurant. I hope...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018

We heard about Terry's Reading Walkabouts through the week of culture but he was fully booked for that. So we put our names down for one a couple of weeks later, which turned out to be the first wet day in weeks. Undaunted, Terry led...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Terry D, Owner at Terry's Reading Walkabouts, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hi Paul & Madeline, thank you for such a detailed review with a good degree of insight. Sorry I could not prevent the rain, but as you said we all had a good time. I look forward to you both doing one or more off...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018

Having lived overseas in numerous countries for many years we always made a point of getting to know the cities we lived in. Yet having now lived in Reading for many years we were aware that we didn't really know a great deal about the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Terry D, Owner at Terry's Reading Walkabouts, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2018

Hi Dave & Debbie, Thank you for the in-depth review and it is so rewarding to know that although you have both lived in Reading for a many years, I was able to show you new places and interesting facts/stories. You were both great company...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018

Wow, wow, wow. I've lived in Reading all my life, I had no idea just how rich a history the town had, and what an important part Reading has played in the history books!!! Terry is a lovely guy who is witty, caring, passionate and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Terry D, Owner at Terry's Reading Walkabouts, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Hi Vicky, thank you for being such a great walker and I feel this is one of the best ever reviews (i have now over 100 on 2 platforms) I have received in the 2 years since I started my walkabouts. Thank you for recognizing...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018

This was our first walk with Terry - what a morning! So informative, we found out so much about Reading, and pathways we didn't even know existed. I would definitely recommend this walkMore

Date of experience: September 2018
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Terry D, Owner at Terry's Reading Walkabouts, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Hi Wendy, thank you for joining my Walkabout and recognizing my passion and listening to just about every word. Also I have 3 more different Walkabout (2 for 2018 only) for you to enjoy, please there will be a new one launched in 2019, so...More

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kevinorgan
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They are suitable for accompanied children of any age. But I would recommend for the over 5 year old's who are capable of walking 2 miles over a 2 hour period. A free quiz for the 5-10 year old's and another for those... More
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