Reading tourist and travel information

Reading tourist and travel information

Reading Travel Information

Travel Information Reading is in the Thames Valley about halfway between London and Oxford.


bus and coach travel

Coaches Reading - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

M4 Motorway

Roads Reading - Travel by road - Reading is about 2 miles north of Junction 11 of the M4 Motorway. The M4 Motorway links London to South Wales, north of Swansea and LLanelli. Reading is about 40 miles from London and 150 miles from Swansea.

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Miles from town Reading is 7 miles SW of Henley on Thames, 6 miles west of Wokingham and 14 miles east of Newbury.

Travel by train

Rail Reading Reading - Travel by train - Reading station, Station Approach, Reading, RG1 1LZ. Customer service 08457 000 125. Ticket office. Waiting rooms. Food outlets and coffee shops. All are fully accessible to wheelchair users. Shops. Pay phones. Disabled toilets available. Lift. Station wheelchair is available.

Reading West Station, Oxford Road, Reading, RG1 7PY. Customer service 08457 000 125. Only parts of station step free access.

Reading Station Simply Food - Marks & Spencer, Reading Station, Reading, RG1 1LZ.

First Great Western. Main Stations: Great Western Main Line (London- Bristol- Exeter- Plymouth- Penzance). South Wales Main Line (Bristol- West Wales). Wessex Main Line (Bristol- Southampton). West Coastway Line (Southampton- Brighton). Tel: 08457 000 125.

Reading Tourist Information


Sport Reading - Sport - Calcot Park Golf Club, Bath Road, Calcot, Reading, Berkshire, RG3 5RN. Tel: 01189 427124. About 3 miles west of Reading. Hurst Golf Club, Sandford Lane, Hurst, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG10 0SQ. Reading 5 miles. Tel: 01189344355.



Sport Reading - Sport - As Reading is situated between the banks of the Thames and the Kennet, there are plenty of riverside activities. Visitors can hire narrow boats and towpaths provide pleasant walking. Football - Reading FC, Madejski Stadium, Bennett Road, Reading, RG2 0FL. Tel: 0118-968-1100. Meadway Sports Centre Reading 0118 901 5060. Central Swimming Pool Reading. Tel: 0118 901 5070.

Reading FC


Stores Reading - Shopping - Marks & Spencer West Reading Simply Food, Reading West Service Area, M4 Motorway, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 3UQ. Marks & Spencer - 12 Broad Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2BH. Tel: 0118 959 1711. Boots The Chemists Reading Tel: 0118-959 1523. Superdrug Stores Reading Tel: 0118-959 9772. Butlers Pharmacy Reading Tel: 0118-957 2556.

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Entertainment Reading - Entertainment and attractions - Reading hosts many events and activities including festivals, fireworks displays & regattas.




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Guest house bed and breakfast in Reading

Berkshire Map and Attractions

Reading is 40 miles from London. It is 46 miles from Hungerford to Slough and 22 miles from Cookham to Swallowfield.

Airports Airport indicated is London Heathrow.

Roads Reading is about 2 miles north of Junction 11 of the M4 Motorway.

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Reading.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1NJ. Tel: +44(0)1753 868286.
Attraction 2 - LEGOLAND® Windsor, Winkfield Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 4AY. Tel: 08705 04 04 04.
Attraction 3 - Newbury Racecourse plc, The Racecourse, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 7NZ. Tel: 01635 40015.
Attraction 4 - The Stanley Spencer Gallery, The Kings Hall, High Street, Cookham, Berkshire, SL6 9SJ. Tel: +44 (0)1628-471885.
Attraction 5 - Wentworth Club, Wentworth Drive, Virginia Water, Surrey GU25 4LS. Tel: 01344 842201.

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For bed and breakfast in other areas nearby see bed and breakfast in Fleet & bed and breakfast in Basingstoke.

For hotels accommodation in other areas near to Reading, see Newbury hotels & Wokingham hotels.

Reading - Local Information. Royal Bank Of Scotland Reading 0118-959 5112 - 0118-959 5112 Reading 0118-959 5123 - Coley Park Post Office Reading 0118-959 6600 - Whitley Street Sub Post Office Reading 0118-975 1919 - Borough Council Reading 0118 939 0900 - Central Library Reading 0118 901 5950

Telephoning Reading from abroad - To dial a number in Reading from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Reading

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