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Inside Background
LOCAL TRAVEL WEBSITE The Local Authority, Reading Borough Council, has en...
Last edited: 27 August 2016
Thames Valley Park is an office-based business park to the east of Reading...
Last edited: 14 September 2014
Inside Things to Do
Basildon Park is an 18th century stately home owned by the National Trust...
Last edited: 14 April 2008
Beale Park is an animal park and children's play area located just outside...
Last edited: 18 April 2008
Forbury Gardens is a public open space adjacent to Reading town centre, to the...
Last edited: 29 May 2013
The Kennet and Avon Canal is a mixture of man-made canal and navigable river...
Last edited: 01 July 2013
Lagoona Park is a 30 acre site with a 25 acre weed controlled lake, based...
Last edited: 06 August 2012
Mapledurham House is an Elizabethan manor house located by the River Thames...
Last edited: 18 April 2008
The Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Reading, stands in st Mary's Butts in...
Last edited: 30 June 2013
   Pincents Hill - local "Wildlife Beauty Spot"    Nestling in the  Sulham...
Last edited: 11 April 2012
The ruined walls of the medieval Reading Abbey, founded in 1121 by King Henry...
Last edited: 03 June 2013
The main Reading Museum is housed in the Old Town Hall at the eastern end of...
Last edited: 19 June 2014
Silchester is about 20 minutes drive from Reading and was once  the ancient...
Last edited: 18 April 2008
One of Reading's three medieval churches, but with lots of Victorian additions...
Last edited: 16 April 2008
St James is a Catholic church in the Norman style, opened in 1839 and an early...
Last edited: 30 June 2013
A church has stood on the site of St Laurence since 1121 - the year that...
Last edited: 01 July 2013
Stratford Saye House has been home to the Dukes of Wellington since 1817 and...
Last edited: 18 April 2008
The Hexagon is a multi-purpose theatre and arts venue in the centre of Reading...
Last edited: 30 June 2013
The Oracle is a large indoor shopping and leisure mall, located right in...
Last edited: 30 June 2013
Wellington Country Park is over 350 acres of woodland, lakes and park near the...
Last edited: 18 April 2008
Inside Dining Scene
Reading has some really great places to eat and there's something to suit all...
Last edited: 04 June 2013
Sardinian restaurant located on Queens Walk on the side of the Broad Street...
Last edited: 27 April 2008
Inside United Kingdom: For Foreign Visitors
Currency The currency of the United Kingdom is the Pound Sterling (£).  In...
Last edited: 15 October 2016
The United Kingdom is not part of the Schengen passport-free travel area which...
Last edited: 12 October 2016
The Emergency Numbers in the UK are 999 or 112. The operator will ask which...
Last edited: 12 October 2016
The first thing that visitors from outside the United Kingdom...
Last edited: 12 October 2016
FIRE, POLICE, AMBULANCE, COASTGUARD, MOUNTAIN and CAVE RESCUE (emergency only...
Last edited: 04 March 2016
Tipping Context  Tipping is not expected in the UK in the way it is in other...
Last edited: 14 October 2016
From 6th November 2006 until further notice, strict rules regarding liquids...
Last edited: 12 October 2016
In all cases, for hiring a car you will need a valid credit card, preferably...
Last edited: 12 October 2016
For most foreign visitors the British drive on "the wrong side" of the road...
Last edited: 12 October 2016
If you Google for "eating out in Britain" you will find lots of tourism...
Last edited: 04 March 2016
Christmas is just 5 weeks away and it is the best time to travel amazing...
Last edited: 22 November 2013
Before you learn to drive or ride a new vehicle make sure you know about the...
Last edited: 12 October 2016
Motorway Service Areas are leased out to various operators, mostly companies...
Last edited: 12 October 2016
The UK postal service is known as Royal Mail. Royal Mail Group Ltd is the...
Last edited: 12 October 2016
Sleeper Trains link London with various Scottish cities and the South-West...
Last edited: 12 October 2016
So, you've planned to visit the UK, do a bit of driving while you're here and...
Last edited: 12 October 2016
For the Dutch: Tapping the side of the forehead in the UK means you are stupid...
Last edited: 12 October 2016
The United Kingdom's railway network is the oldest in the world, having existed...
Last edited: 12 October 2016
Great Britain invented the train with the first passenger service opening...
Last edited: 12 October 2016
Here are a few Apps for use with various SmartPhone and Tablet devices around...
Last edited: 04 March 2016
Winnie the Pooh, Alice in Wonderland, Thomas the Tank Engine, The Hobbit...
Last edited: 12 October 2016
Some people find that travelling without a car in the UK is simple.  All you...
Last edited: 12 October 2016
With nearly 200,000km of well-maintained footpaths, one of the best ways to see...
Last edited: 12 October 2016